Nurture Facilitator (Project Worker 2) (Funded Post)

Expiring today

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

We are looking for 2 x Nurture Facilitators to join this exciting partnership between Renfrewshire Council and Barnardo's which aims to support children to successfully move through stages of transition fully engaging with learning. 


Building on the success of the Early Years Capacity building model, we will use the Five to Thrive approach to support parental understanding of their child's learning and to support professionals to enhance successful transitions.


We know that the Educational Attainment gap starts early and we are taking an attachment informed approach to engage the most disadvantaged families in the curriculum.


As a Barnardo's Nurture facilitator you will support Renfrewshire Council's Attainment Programme by:


  • Increasing family engagement in the curriculum

  • Building the home - school connections in learning

  • Enabling children to make successful transitions

  • Developing an evidence base of “what works” to support success transitions


You will

  • have a good understanding of attachment and child development

  • be skilled at engaging families and understand relationship based interventions

  • be able to lead innovative projects and capture impact

  • have experience of data collection and reporting

  • be able to work in partnership with education colleagues


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 SC1390817 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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