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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,977 – £31,576
  • East Renfrewshire
  • Closing 21st July 2019

  • Advertised from 5th July 2019
  • 35 hours per week (temporary until August 2020) Salary: Starting at £26,977 with progression to £31,576


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team working alongside young people and their families, building strong relationships and achieving positive outcomes. The team offer child-centred, family minded approaches to offer early help to children and families who are worried, upset or experiencing difficulties in their lives.

As a member of the Family Wellbeing Team, you’ll be based within East Renfrewshire schools providing a dedicated Family Wellbeing Service to children and their parents. As a positive link between the school and children and families in the community, children’s attainment and wellbeing will be at the heart of everything you do.

We recognise the vital role of nurturing supportive families and communities in ensuring the long-term wellbeing of children and young people.

We are a passionate team who place a lot of focus on the importance of building relationships with children, families, colleagues and partners. If you are a reflective practitioner and have experience of trauma-sensitive approaches within a similar setting then we want to hear from you.

If you have experience of working with children and their families and have a professional qualification in a relevant area such as Social Work, Teaching or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, accredited counselling qualification, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 9 or higher then… we want to hear from you.

This is a fixed term, full time 35 hours per week post until August 2020. This post requires evening and occasional weekend work in order to be flexible and suit the needs of the service and the school.

Application notes

Closing date: Sunday 21 July 2019 at noon.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Tuesday 30 July 2019.

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The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC016092

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st.