Barnardo's Scotland
Barnardo's Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC037605

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.

Current vacancies

Top job! Assistant Director Policy and Influencing

  • Full time
  • £43,096
  • Barnardo's Scotland Edinburgh Office & SE Scotland Locality
  • Closing 13th October 2019

Are you an experienced policy professional looking for your next challenge? Could you lead a sector-leading policy team to effect change for the children and families we support?

You will bring expertise in motivating and leading teams in a complex influencing environment to develop evidence-based policy initiatives. You will need experience of working with senior officials and a wide range of sector stakeholders to influence policy change. You will also have the ability to devise and implement influencing plans.

Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore open to offering flexible working arrangements.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Kirsten Hogg, Assistant Director of Policy and Influencing on Kirsten.hogg@barnardos.org.uk or 07834 327508.

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Project Worker 2

  • Full time
  • £23,545 – £25,428
  • HMYOI Polmont
  • Closing 27th September 2019

Barnardo's Scotland has three established services working with young people and women in custody. Outside in Youth Work service, Parenting Matters and Hear and Now our trauma bereavement and loss service.

Vacancies have arisen for skilled and experienced Project Worker 2's who are able to demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality services to vulnerable young people and women.

As such you will bring a range of experience including delivering innovative Youth Work and Parenting programmes within HMP/YOI Polmont.

You will work flexibly and creatively, alongside Barnardo's colleagues, and in partnership with the SPS and other agencies to develop and deliver a service that reflects the needs of young people and women in custody.

The Services

Outside In delivers Youth Work services to HMP/ YOI Polmont using specific and proven approaches which take account of the needs of young people in custody and focus on the individual young person in addressing those needs. To plan and deliver learning opportunities that will support personal development, life skills and help young people believe they have control of their lives both within and out with the establishment. To provide knowledge to prison staff who are undertaking formal Youth Work qualifications.

Parenting Matters (Scotland) is a parenting programme designed by Barnardo's and co-delivered with SPS Parenting Officers.

The programme works with women and young men within HMP/YOI Polmont who are parents, supporting them to have the best possible relationship with their child and family, both during their time within custody and once liberated.

Candidates will have a professional Youth Work qualification recognised by the CLD Standards Council or equivalent with a proven track record of working with young people, women and their families.

About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

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Project Worker Level 2

  • Full time
  • £23,545
  • Edinburgh Office
  • Closing 15th July 2019

Barnardo's 16+ Edinburgh are recruiting a Project Worker 2 to cover Maternity leave until October 2020.

Do you have the commitment, knowledge, skills and experience to provide Through care and After Care support to care leavers aged 16-25 who are making the transition to independent living?

Are you a qualified worker- Community Education Worker (Degree/Diploma), Social Worker (Degree/Dip Social Work) or have an equivalent professional qualification - with experience of working with young people?

If so, and you would like to work in a dynamic, challenging and supportive environment alongside a well established and committed team then we would really like to hear from you.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact the Barnardo's 16 + Service's Manager, Jacqui Thompson on 0131 446 7000.

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This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,545
  • HMYOI Polmont
  • Closing 22nd July 2019

Barnardo's Scotland has three established services working with young men and women in custody. Outside in Youth Work service, Parenting Matters and Hear and Now, our trauma, bereavement and loss service.

A vacancy has arisen for a skilled and experienced Project Worker 2 who can demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality services to vulnerable young people and women and a professional Youth Work qualification recognised by the CLD Standards Council or equivalent.

As such you will bring a range of experience including delivering innovative Youth Work and Parenting programmes within HMP/YOI Polmont.

You will work flexibly and creatively, alongside Youth Work colleagues, and in partnership with the SPS and other agencies to develop and deliver a service that reflects the needs of young people and women in custody.

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Volunteering

Volunteer Retail Assistants

Charity Shops / Retail

3rd September 2019

We have exciting opportunities for people to volunteer at our Union Street store such as a Volunteer Retail Assistant. Unlike standard retail outlets, our stores offer a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of the retail operation. Our Volunteer Retail Assistan… Read more

Stock Room Volunteers

Charity Shops / Retail

3rd September 2019

Running a successful Barnardo's store requires a great team of enthusiastic volunteers and you could be part of it! Our volunteers come from a diverse range of backgrounds and bring a wide variety of skills to the organisation. They come together to generate vital funds for Ba… Read more

Volunteer Retail Assistants

Charity Shops / Retail

3rd September 2019

We have exciting opportunities for people to volunteer at our Castle Street store such as a Volunteer Retail Assistant. Unlike standard retail outlets, our stores offer a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of the retail operation. Our Volunteer Retail Assista… Read more

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