Project Worker 1 (Funded Post)

Expiring today

Barnardo's Scotland
£17,222 - £18,599 per year starting salary (circa)
08 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The West Locality is looking for a highly motivated Project Worker to join the existing Raising Attainment Team in year three.


The service has been providing a Family Support Service to schools in Inverclyde as part of the Scottish Raising Attainment Challenge.  This is an opportunity to make a difference for children and their families who are experiencing adversity in a number of areas including poverty, family breakdown, isolation and loss and change.  


You should have experience of direct work with children and hold a relevant qualification in social work/social care, education or health.  


Work with families will be undertaken on an individual basis and group settings within the family home at the service base and in school.  The aim of the work is to provide some or all of the following activities


  • Support parents/carers to understand the children's emotional needs

  • Help parents/carers to build structure, routine and stability

  • Use a relationship based approach, to build parenting skills and promote positive family relationships.

  • Support parents/carers to engage in their children's learning.

  • Support children and their carer's to access activities that will promote health and well-being.


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 SC1410817 when applying for this post.


Closing date: 21st August 2017

Interview Date: TBC


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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.

See also:
Additional Information Sheet.docx
Job and Person Profiles.docx