Project Worker 2 (Funded Post)

Barnardo's Scotland
£23,427 - £25,301 per year Starting salary (circa)
01 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Threads 1st is an exciting new initiative to support young dad's/dad's to be 25 and under residing across Renfrewshire, whose children are impacted by parental drug and/or alcohol use.

We are looking for a Project Worker 2 to join us to coordinate and deliver support to a number of families across Renfrewshire. 

You will be responsible for:

  • Assessment and support for families impacted by parental drug and/ or alcohol use.

  • Coordination and delivery of pre and post natal parenting interventions through individual and group based support.

  • Delivering brief interventions on the impact of parental substance use to group work programmes.

  • Representing Threads 1st on a number of external forums across Renfrewshire and Barnardo's.

  • Liaising with statutory and voluntary partner agencies to coordinate packages of support for families.


You should be motivated, driven and have experience of leading successful initiatives, along with essential experience of supporting families impacted by drug and/or alcohol use and knowledge of the impact to children from parental substance use.  A drug/alcohol qualification is desirable.


You should have experience of promoting positive change for families through individual and group based interventions.


SVQ3 Qualification or equivalent is essential.


For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Sam King, Children's Services Manager on 0141 884 6696


To apply or for further information please visit our website where you can download an application form along with the job and person profiles and additional information requirements.


This post is subject to a PVG check through Disclosure Scotland.


Please quote SC1380817 when applying for this post.


Closing date: 18th August 2017

Interview Date: TBC


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.

We are proud to hold the LGBT Youth Scotland Foundation level Charter Award as a mark of our inclusive practice.

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