Project Worker 2

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

We are currently looking to recruit a Project Worker 2 to join our service. This is an opportunity to work within a forward thinking residential unit that provides high quality care to young people. The position will offer the successful candidate an opportunity to be involved in all aspects of developing the young people's skills to reach their full potential.

Northern Lights are a residential service for 5 young people (generally aged 14-18), with social, emotional and behaviour difficulties, who were previously accommodated and educated in out of authority placements. The Service aims to enable these young people to ultimately return to their community, live more independent, purposeful lifestyles and fulfil their potential. The role is both challenging and rewarding and requires patience and understanding.

Residential child care staff will be required to hold one of the following:
- Diploma in Social work or equivalent.
- SVQ in Care at level 3 (or be willing to work towards)
- A qualification meeting the registration requirements of the General Teaching Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council, The British Psychological Society
- HNC in Social Care (or be willing to work towards)

This post requires a PVG check undertaken by Disclosure Scotland

For further information or to apply please visit our website www/ where you will find the job and person profile for this role.

For an informal chat about the role please email 

When applying please quote reference SC1050617.

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.

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