Peer Educator - DYS Space Ltd (DYS 143)

Close date :
9 October 2021
Salary :
£5,032 - £5,115
Location :
Description :

Hours per week: 10 hrs

Contract: Fixed term for 1 year from start date

Salary: JNC scale points 3 to 4, actual salary £5,032 - £5,115

16 years old to 21

DYS Space Ltd (SPACE) is an ambitious and innovative charity, driven by our values and seeking to support even more young people by developing current and new services. Our employees strive to achieve the best they can and must be committed to seeing the best in others. We value everyone's contribution and create safe spaces for exploration and growth. 

We have an exciting opportunity to join us and become part of a team who work with young people, engaging in meaningful activities and programmes that seek to unlock their potential, give them a voice and positively shape their future prospects. 

You must be committed to creating a fun environment and willing to research and share engaging activities. Good listening skills, positive outlook and a willingness to try new things are essential.

What you’ll be working on:

About You: You are 16 to 21 and are interested in gaining youth work skills

  • Communicating with people – including people you don’t know

  • Working well together – supporting your team

  • Creative and skilful - having ideas and trying new things

  • Organised and thoughtful - positive work ethic

  •  Interested in the issues faced by young people

  • Committed to anti oppressive practice

  • Committed to learning and development

As part of our ambitions to improve equality and diversity, we would particularly welcome applications for this role from those who identify under any of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010, which include race, age, disability, gender, religion or belief, and sexual orientation. 

SPACE is committed to Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable groups and all applicants who will or could have unsupervised access to these groups will complete the required checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Interested? Please download the job description by clicking in the above link. Visit our website: to learn and get a feel for our organisation. If you have further questions then please contact Simon on 07590639378. 

To apply for this post please download and complete the supporting statement by clicking on the above link, and return along with your CV either via email to or posting to DYS Space Ltd, 100 Club, Wear Barton Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 7EH 

Deadline for applications is 9th October 2021, Interviews being held at Exeter Youth Centre on 20th October 2021(in the evening) - these may be conducted by phone / video / online - method to be advised and dependent on the individual and restrictions in force at the time of interview.