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.

Current vacancies

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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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

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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This vacancy has now closed

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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