Skills Development Mentor / Key Worker, Linlithgow, West lothian, EH49 6HZ

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The Donaldson TrustLinlithgow, West lothian, EH49 6HZ
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,313.80
Contract term: Permanent

Exciting new opportunities now available at The Donaldson Trust.

The Donaldson Trust is seeking creative and dynamic individuals with a passion for developing the confidence and skills of children and young people who are neurodiverse within its #JunX1On Hub in Linlithgow, West Lothian. The Trust’s values are based on personalisation and positivity and we are determined to ensure young people are provided with the best possible experiences with opportunity to grow and shine. At this time, we are seeking: 

Skills Development Mentors / Key Workers (Full Time)

We are looking for creative and talented individuals who through person centred approaches will developed the skills and talents of young people between the age of 14 -25 with neurodiversities. Our young people are interested in developing their experiences in a range of areas including computer coding, music, creative arts, horticulture, photography, film making. 

Mentors will assist our young people to identify individual goals and ambitions and to develop their skills and strengths by accessing new experiences and opportunities. 

We are keen to find mentors who have experience of collaborative working with young people, parents and external partners.  A knowledge of Person Centred Planning theory and practice is desirable however training is available and ongoing for all in the Donaldson Community. A commitment to continuous professional and personal development is key to this role. 

We provide our mentors with a generous salary including: 

• 30 days annual leave plus public holidays

• A wide range of training and development opportunities

• Healthcare, rewards and wellbeing benefits

• Pension benefits 

Donaldson’s Trust welcomes applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of age, race, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

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