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Project Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,545
  • Polmont
  • Closing 23rd November 2018

  • Advertised from 7th November 2018
  • 14.5 hours and 37 hours
  • 2274


Barnardo's Scotland has three established services working with young people and women in custody. Outside in youth work service, Parenting Matters and Hear and Now our trauma bereavement service.

Vacancies have arisen for part time and full time skilled, experienced Project Workers who can demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality services to vulnerable young people and women in our youth work service.

As such you will bring a range of experience including delivering innovative youth work groups and programmes within HMP/YOI Polmont.

You will work flexibly and creatively, alongside Youth Work colleagues and in partnership with the SPS and other agencies to develop and deliver a service that reflects the needs of young people and women in custody.

Outside In delivers youth work services to HMP/ YOI Polmont using specific and proven approaches which take account of the needs of young people in custody and focus on the individual young person in addressing those needs. To plan and deliver learning opportunities that will support personal development, life skills and help young people believe they have control of their lives both within and out with the establishment. To provide knowledge to prison staff who are undertaking formal Youth Work qualifications.

Candidates will have a professional youth work qualification recognised by the CLD Standards Council or equivalent.

Please state on your application if you are interested in part time or full time.

This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure check.

Application notes

To find out more and/or apply, please see our website.

Closing Date:23 November 2018

Interview Date: 6th December 2018