Development Officer (Health and Wellbeing)

  • Organisation
  • Location
    Scottish Borders
  • Employment Hours
    Full-time (35 hours per week). Fixed for 12 months from date of appointment (with likelihood of continuation beyond that time subject to funding)
  • Salary
  • Closing Date
    Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:00
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Through a unique collaboration of funders, YouthBorders are seeking an experienced youth work practitioner with an interest in reducing health inequalities to join their team to lead on the provision of workforce training. This is a new role in the organisation, and through effective partnership working will:

  • Lead the provision of health improvement training and contribute to the YouthBorders youth work training programme. They will identify training needs, training providers, deliver in-house training, and evaluate its impact on youth work practice, with the overall aim of improving health outcomes and reducing health inequalities in children and young people. 
  • Co-ordinate and deliver a training pathway to address health inequalities in children and young people across health improvement areas, including but not limited to, emotional health and wellbeing, nutrition, consent and healthy relationships, tobacco, alcohol and drugs.
  • Assist YouthBorders to become a best practice and innovative membership organisation, supporting and promoting good quality youth work in the Scottish Borders.
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