Create Paisley (CREATE) is an innovative youth arts project aiming to reduce loneliness and inequality. Since 2009, CREATE has provided young people with the opportunity to express their creativity in a safe and inspiring space. We’re working to increase this support for young people, offering them more opportunities in line with our vision to see ‘young people transformed through creativity, community, confidence and finding their voice’.

Due to an exciting period of growth and access to new funding, the opportunity has arisen for a new Youth Work Manager and Volunteer Development Worker to join our team.

Youth Work Manager

Hours: 0.8 or 1.0 FTE| Permanent

Salary: £29,291 – £34,610 FTE

Managing a team of six, the Youth Work Manager will support and equip the team to grow and develop high-quality creative youth work provision throughout Renfrewshire, overseeing the delivery and development of programmes in response to young people’s ideas.

The right candidate for the role will be a people person, with excellent communication and storytelling abilities. You will be a creative thinker, a good listener and able to adapt and develop continuously. The new Youth Work Manager will have the ability to replicate the charity model across a variety of communities in order to support as many young people as possible. You must be able to deliver a strong performance management culture, designing, developing and delivering a diverse range of activities and support programmes for young people including those with challenging behaviour and with varied abilities.

A minimum of five years’ experience working with young people within a community youth work setting is essential for the role. Create Paisley are also looking for somebody who has three years of experience managing staff and volunteers. In addition to this, Youth Work Manager must either possess a CLD certificate or have extensive experience working with young people. The post entails working with vulnerable people.

How to apply

We’re working with Bruce Tait Associates to manage recruitment of these roles. Please email recruitment@brucetaitassociates.com or call 01786 542 224 to request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.

Updated Closing Date: Midday, Wednesday 10th August

Updated Interview Date: Friday 26th August

Volunteer Development Worker

Hours: 0.6FTE| 24 month Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £22,491 – £26,900 FTE

The Volunteer Development Worker will lead and develop the charity’s approach to volunteering for young people and adults. Day to day, this will involve supporting a fantastic team of around 15 current volunteers and recruitment of new volunteers, providing opportunities for them to use their skills, develop new ones and gain experience.

The Volunteer Development Worker will be a dynamic and confident people person, with fantastic writing abilities. Previous experience working in the third sector and in managing volunteers is essential for this role. The Volunteer Development Worker will be able to sensitively train and support volunteers throughout their journey with Create Paisley, as well as being able to find and onboard new volunteers as the charity continues to expand. Experience working with Google Drive would be advantageous, as well as partnership working and recruitment experience. You should have an awareness of equal opportunities, safeguarding and confidentiality. The post entails working with vulnerable people.

How to apply

We’re working with Bruce Tait Associates to manage recruitment of these roles. Please email recruitment@brucetaitassociates.com or call 01786 542 224 to request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.

Closing Date: Midday, Friday 29th July

Interview Date: Friday 12th August

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