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Project Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,425
  • HMP/YOI Polmont
  • Closing 30th September 2021


  • Advertised from 7th September 2021
  • Hours: 37 (part time will also be considered)
  • Ref: 9643

Role

Barnardo's believes in the potential of every young person, no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through.

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

Vacancies have arisen for skilled and experienced Project Worker 2's who are able to demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality youth work services to vulnerable young people in custody.

Full Time and Part Time post available. Secondment also considered but must have permission from your organisation.

As such you will bring a range of experience including delivering innovative Youth Work programmes within HMP/YOI Polmont.

You will work flexibly and creatively, alongside Barnardo's 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.

The Services

Outside In delivers Youth Work services within 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.

Candidates will have a professional Youth Work qualification recognised by the CLD Standards Council or equivalent with a proven track record of working with young people.

This post will be subject to an enhanced check through Disclosure Scotland.

At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.

About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

Application notes

Closing Date: 30 September 2021

Interview Date: Wednesday 13th October 2021

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