Project Worker 1 Paisley - Renfrewshire

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Barnardo's Scotland
£17,052 - £23,196 per year
12 Sep 2016
30 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Barnardo's Threads is an established service supporting young people and young parents 25 and under and their children across Renfrewshire. The service works in partnership with a number of agencies to provide holistic packages of support including:
  • Housing and income maximisation

  • Parenting support pre and post natal.

  • Support to access health and specialist services

In addition the service has a number of specialist supports for young people affected by domestic abuse and substance misuse.

Support is tailored to meet the needs of young people and is provided through individual and group work interventions

The successful applicant should be motivated, driven and have experience of providing support through individual and group work interventions. Awareness of the impact of multiple adversities and the ability to work collaboratively with a number of partner agencies is essential.

This  post is funded for 12 months  (possible extension dependant on future funding)

SVQ3 Qualification is essential.      

 Barnardo's Scotland is pleased to be working towards the LGBT Youth Scotland's LGBT Charter.

 At Barnardo's we believe in children. Our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK's most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo's dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need.

See also:
2016-09-06 Job and Person Profiles_.docx