Children & Young People’s Outreach Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,572 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 20th September 2019


  • Advertised from 6th September 2019
  • Salary: £13,786 per annum, 0.5 FTE. Pension Contribution of 8%. Job Share until end June 2020.

Role

This post has been continually funded by the Scottish Government since 2008 (35 hours per week). We have funding in place to the end of June 2020 and will be applying for continuation of funding in order to extend the contract.

The current worker in post is looking to job share. The successful candidate will work 21 hours one week and 14 hours the following week. The specific work pattern will be Wednesday to Friday one week and Wednesday / Thursday the following week (7 hours per day excluding lunch).

This is an outreach post, providing a service to children and young people across East Dunbartonshire including Bearsden and Milngavie. The main office base is in Kirkintilloch but the post holder will be required to travel extensively throughout the area.

Candidates should have an understanding of the feminist analysis of domestic abuse, experience of inter-agency working and be willing to work as part of a collective.

At least two years’ experience in supporting vulnerable children and young people is required. Applicants must hold a recognised relevant qualification at a minimum of SVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) and experience of grant monitoring and reporting is desirable.

Posts are subject to PVG scheme check.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 20th September @ 5pm. We plan to hold interviews on Tuesday 1st October.

Women only need apply. The post is covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

We are a registered charity providing information, support and refuge to women, children and young people affected by domestic abuse - Scottish Charity Number SC047155.


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