Giving children and young people the foundations they need to thrive.
The successful applicant will operate across West Scotland College campus sites in Paisley, Clydebank, Greenock and Waterfront, providing mentoring support to vulnerable and/or care experienced students. You will mentor and facilitate a range of support to young people both within the college and in the community to maximise retention and attainment levels. This may include support with mental health, finances including bursaries and grants, budgeting, advocacy, housing and support to attend appointments (i.e. multi-disciplinary reviews). Some engagement may be delivered remotely during the current COVID situation.
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The way we work
We work to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. Have a look at our behaviours and values to understand more about the way we work here.
We want our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, a comprehensive employer-matched pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts on our dedicated benefits portal. Find out more about our exclusive Action for Children benefits here.
For safe and happy childhoods
At Action for Children, we protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, we helped more than 387,000 children and families across the UK.