FARE Scotland
FARE Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC006807

FARE Scotland (Family Action in Rogerfield and Easterhouse) is a voluntary organisation working within disadvantaged communities throughout Central Scotland. FARE strive to raise people's aspirations, encourage them to become more involved in their communities, create opportunities for personal development and equip them with the skills required to deal with the demands of 21st century life.

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Family Support Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th October 2021

Our shared vision is to support children and young people to live with their parents and brothers and sisters, or where this is in the best interest of children, with their extended family, enabling them to grow up in their community with their friends, and attend their local school.

The Family Support Practitioner will be part of a multi-disciplinary team with families to support and enable positive change and to improve outcomes. You'll join a team with an opportunity to work supporting and empowering families to achieve positive outcomes.

An assessment of need will be undertaken to identify needs, strengths and challenges that each family faces, the interventions will be based on expressed family needs and goals and will include advice, guidance, parenting support, 1:1 work with children and liaising with partner agencies. The post holder will carry out assessments, planned support and reviews and support families to overcome barriers. Working as part of a team, you will attend meetings and work alongside partner agencies, advocating on behalf of children and families.

Reporting to: Community Support & Development Manager

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Finance and Business Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £37,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th October 2021

This role will suit an individual who is not only skilled in financial and business management, skills which could be gained in the voluntary, private or public sectors, but who shares our values and is committed to making social change in Glasgow and Scotland. As we continue to grow, we need someone who can join our management team who will be result driven, with a focus on continuous improvement.

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Youth worker

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow (based in Knightswood Secondary)
  • Closing 21st October 2021

Working alongside the wider FARE team and school staff, the youth worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and need-identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. You should have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms, and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities, including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work sessions, delivering a range of SCQF-rated qualifications to pupils.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs-led programmes. You will work alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the school catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills, and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Reporting to: Attainment & Skills Manager

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Community Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow (based in St Mungo’s Academy)
  • Closing 21st October 2021

Working alongside the wider team within FARE and school staff, the community worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and families. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and need-identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. You should have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, it’s symptoms and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities, including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work sessions and deliver a range of SCQF rated qualifications to pupils and families.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs-led programmes by working alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the school catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

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Youth worker (based in Hillpark Secondary School)

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 1st December 2021

Working alongside the wider FARE team and school staff, the youth worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and need-identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. You should have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms, and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities, including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work sessions, delivering a range of SCQF-rated qualifications to pupils.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs-led programmes. You will work alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the school catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills, and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to ensure continued funding and for progress reports to the schools SLT (Senior Leadership Team) FAREs board of directors and various funding bodies.
  • Work closely with the Attainment & Skills Manager and school staff to develop, promote and organise a variety of youth services.
  • Raise attendance issues with parents; meet with both students and parents in order to support them to improve attendance and/or attainment.
  • Attend meetings with the schools Senior Leadership Team and other agencies that can support students that are a concern in order to successfully improve their attendance and/or qualifications.
  • On-going monitoring of attendance of pupils identified as non-attenders and\or those at risk of falling out of the academic structure.
  • To establish activities which will promote the personal, social, educational and material welfare of young people and their families.
  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to evaluate the projects impact and for progress reports.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of F.A.R.E’s attainment programme for at risk young people.
  • Establish and maintain contact with relevant outside agencies.
  • Maintain all records in accordance with guidelines from FARE and the school.
  • Comply with all relevant legislation and F.A.R.E/school policies.
  • Promote the objectives of F.A.R.E as stated in its constitution.
  • Write reports, as requested.
  • Participate in fund raising activities and the development of funding applications.
  • Attend training opportunities.
  • Attend meetings, as requested.
  • Undertake any other duties as specified by the SMT/SLT.

Person Specification

  • Educated to minimum SCQF level 7 in relevant field or have minimum 4 years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office packages, including databases
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both orally and written
  • Full driving licence (maximum 6 points)
  • The drive and initiative to work independently
  • Ability to work with people at all levels internally and externally
  • Ability to facilitate group work sessions
  • Organised and systematic approach to monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to motivate individuals facing barriers
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Youth Worker (school based)

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th December 2021

Reporting to: Attainment & Skills Manager

Working alongside the Wider FARE team and school staff, the youth worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and needs identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. While also having experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work sessions delivering a range of SCQF rated qualification to pupils.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs led programmes by working alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the schools catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to ensure continued funding and for progress reports to the schools SLT (Senior Leadership Team) FAREs board of directors and various funding bodies.
  • Work closely with the Attainment & Skills Manager and school staff to develop, promote and organise a variety of youth services.
  • Raise attendance issues with parents; meet with both students and parents in order to support them to improve attendance and/or attainment.
  • Attend meetings with the schools Senior Leadership Team and other agencies that can support students that are a concern in order to successfully improve their attendance and/or qualifications.
  • On-going monitoring of attendance of pupils identified as non-attenders and\or those at risk of falling out of the academic structure.
  • To establish activities which will promote the personal, social, educational and material welfare of young people and their families.
  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to evaluate the projects impact and for progress reports.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of FAREs attainment programme for at risk young people.
  • Providing group work and 1to1 support
  • Establish and maintain contact with relevant outside agencies.
  • Maintain all records in accordance with guidelines from FARE and the school.
  • Comply with all relevant legislation and FARE/school policies.
  • Promote the objectives of FARE as stated in its constitution.
  • Write reports, as requested.
  • Participate in fund raising activities and the development of funding applications.
  • Attend training opportunities.
  • Attend meetings, as requested.
  • Undertake any other duties as specified by the SMT/SLT.

Person Specification

  • Educated to minimum SCQF level 7 in relevant field or have minimum 4 years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office packages, including databases
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both orally and written
  • Full driving licence (maximum 6 points)
  • The drive and initiative to work independently
  • Ability to work with people at all levels internally and externally
  • Ability to facilitate group work sessions
  • Organised and systematic approach to monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to motivate individuals facing barriers
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