Fife Gingerbread
Fife Gingerbread

Charity registered in Scotland SC024254

Fife Gingerbread supports lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families across Fife. We help those who need help most, and give a voice to those who are not heard. Our ethos is Engage - Support - Progress, working holistically and at a pace that suits the parent and family. In 2017 we reached 30 years of helping families, in that time going from a grassroots organisation to the largest independent families and children support charity in Fife. We actively seek and plug gaps in local provision through various projects, with alleviating child poverty at the core of our work.

Current vacancies

Support Worker - Early Years Collective (x 2 roles)

  • Part time
  • £27,709 pro-rata
  • Cowdenbeath, Dunfermline, Glenrothes, and Levenmouth
  • Closing 10th February 2023

Fife Gingerbread specialises in supporting and empowering lone parents and families in need. We have over 30-years’ experience of supporting families in Fife through early intervention and partnership working.

We are looking for creative, flexible and compassionate Support Workers to join our Early Years Team, helping families across Fife. We are offering a flexible approach that meets both the needs of the prospective applicant and organisation and would welcome suggested hours per week and work patterns. This can be discussed at interview.

Our Early Years team works with vulnerable families in both 121 and group work settings to promote and improve the parent/child relationship.

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Support Worker (Making it Work for Lone parents)

  • Part time
  • £25,278 pro-rata
  • Leven (travel will be required)
  • Closing 20th April 2021

Fife Gingerbread specialises in supporting and empowering lone parents and families in need. We have over 30-years’ experience of supporting families in Fife through early intervention and partnership working. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Making it Work project which has been supporting lone parents to progress towards employment since 2013. We believe the right job can be a route out of poverty for vulnerable families. Our Support Workers are creative and innovative delivering 1-1 and group support to lone parents.

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Dad & Me Early Years Project Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,278 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 28th May 2021

Role Specific Responsibilities

Dad & Me Project:

  • To encourage new dads to have an active role in their child’s early years
  • Encourage new dads to learn and develop an understanding of their developing child’s needs from conception to three years.

Outcomes:

  • Children will benefit from having positive experienced with their fathers
  • Fathers will have an increased understanding of their child’s needs and improved ability to parent
  • By attending groups dads and their children will have increased opportunities to socialise interact and build friendships through interactive play.
  • An excellent understanding of the need for dad’s to be part of their child’s life and the importance of strong health bonding and attachment.

The post holder will have a qualification in a related discipline to a minimum SCQF Level 7, such as SVQ 3 Health and Social Care or the HNC Social Science, HNC Child Care and Education and together with demonstrable experience, also the ability and willingness to complete further training and qualification as identified.

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,278 pro-rata
  • Fife (travel will be required)
  • Closing 14th July 2021

We are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to work with our Early years Team. This person needs to have experience of capacity building and supporting volunteers and have the attributes and skills that support volunteers to meet the needs of the team and families in a flexible, non-judgemental manner. Someone who is creative and enjoys supporting others to be active and part of their community. This person must be a team player and also able to work with autonomy in the local community.

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Teen Parent Support Worker - Early Years Team

  • Part time
  • £25,784 pro-rata
  • East of Fife (travel will be required)
  • Closing 27th August 2021

Fife Teen Parent Project Team is looking for a dynamic person to join them. This amazing opportunity is for a “can do” creative person with a passion to ensure that the children have the best start possible and that young parents aspirations for the future are met. We are looking for someone who has a sound understanding of the importance of the yearly years, the effects of trauma and the teenage brain.

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Support Worker - In Work (Making it Work for Lone parents)

  • Part time
  • £25,784 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy / Cowdenbeath / Lochgelly (travel will be required)
  • Closing 1st October 2021

Fife Gingerbread specialises in supporting and empowering lone parents and families in need. We have over 30-years’ experience of supporting families in Fife through early intervention and partnership working.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Making it Work project to support working lone parents to sustain or better their employment. We believe the right job can be a route out of poverty for vulnerable families.

Our Support Workers are creative and innovative delivering 1-1 and group support to lone parents.

**We are currently following government guidelines around COVID19 using a blended model of support and will discuss this further at interview stage.

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Family Learning Coordinator (Early Years Team)

  • Part time
  • £25,278 pro-rata
  • Fife (travel will be required)
  • Closing 15th October 2021

Our Early Years Team are looking for a part time Family Learning Coordinator to run peer mentoring groups for young mum's in Fife. To ensuring that this activity has a lasting impact on the lives of young parent families this person will have a creative lens and a dynamic approach to develop the skills, build confidence and, encourage further learning and development for young parents and their children.

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Project Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £31,550
  • Glenrothes, Fife (travel may be required)
  • Closing 18th March 2022

Fife Gingerbread specialises in supporting and empowering lone parents and families in need. We have over 30-years’ experience of supporting families in Fife through early intervention and partnership working.

Project Coordinator - Lone Parents, Poverty and Work

Fife Gingerbread is looking for a dynamic and experienced Coordinator to join our leadership team. This is an exciting new post to lead on the design, development and implementation of a new initiative. The post-holder will have great partnership working skills with a focus on relationships, co-production and collaboration. They will have experience working with individuals, understand the complex challenges facing lone parents and take a strengths based approach to their work. They will have an ambitious and innovative approach.

**We are currently following government guidelines around COVID-19 using a blended model of support and will discuss this further at interview stage.

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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £31,550
  • Glenrothes, Fife (travel may be required)
  • Closing 18th March 2022

Fife Gingerbread specialises in supporting and empowering lone parents and families in need. We have over 30-years’ experience of supporting families in Fife through early intervention and partnership working.

Team Leader - Early Years Collective

Fife Gingerbread is looking for a dynamic and experienced Team Leader to join our leadership team. This is an exciting new post within the organisation focused on supporting our staff, project development, improving family experience and a collaborative partnership approach. We are looking for an individual with experience in early years and family support with great coaching skills.

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Support Worker (Making it Work for Lone parents)

  • Part time
  • £26,558 pro-rata
  • Fife wide (travel will be required)
  • Closing 16th June 2022

Fife Gingerbread specialises in supporting and empowering lone parents and families in need. We have over 30-years’ experience of supporting families in Fife through early intervention and partnership working.

The Making it Work Lone Parent Team are looking for a creative and dynamic person who can think out of the box to join them. This person will co-produce with Lone Parents a plan of action to improve their circumstances and their journey to get ready for employment. They must have good listening skills and extensive experience of 1:1 support work and the delivery of group work.

This exciting opportunity is looking for someone who fully understands the effects of trauma, poverty, and the needs of lone parents. Someone who can work as part of a team, use their own initiative and work collaboratively with partner agencies.

Funded By: Opportunities Fife Partnership& No One Left Behind

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £26,558 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 9th September 2022

Fife Gingerbread have an exciting opportunity to join our Early Years Team. We are looking for a dynamic person with a real passion for volunteering with an excellent understand of the need for a supportive community to bring up children. The job will involve travelling around Fife recruiting, training and supporting volunteers. If you think this is you then please apply.

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Family Learning Coordinator (Early Years Team)

  • Part time
  • £26,559 pro-rata
  • Fife (travel will be required)
  • Closing 18th November 2022

Fife Gingerbread’s Early Years Team is looking to recruit a part time Family Learning Coordinator to facilitate regular family learning sessions focused on play and incorporates peer support, attachment, child development, mental health and confidence to children and Mums under the age of 25.

This amazing opportunity is for a “can do” dynamic and creative person who is passionate about learning in the first few years of life, as well as promoting the progression of parents to meet their aspirations.

We are looking for someone who has a sound understanding of trauma and its effects, knowledge of holistic child development and brain development of parents under 25.

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