Community Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow (based in St Mungo’s Academy)
  • Closing 21st October 2021


  • Advertised from 12th October 2021
  • 35 hours per week
  • Annual Leave: 25 days and 9 public

Role

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.

Application notes

All candidates should submit a CV and statement (1000-1500 words) detailing why you are suitable for the role and what experience you can bring to recruitment@fare-scotland.org

Application deadline: 21/10/2021

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 27th October.


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