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About Outreach Dundee
Aberlour Family Outreach Dundee provides support to families who are struggling to cope as a result of drug and alcohol use within the family. We give children a trusted person they can talk to, while supporting parents to create a safe environment for their children through addressing their dependency and improving parenting confidence.
“The Aberlour Family Outreach Dundee worker visited me regularly and she was really friendly. She encouraged me to ask for help when I needed it. She introduced me to other people and got me involved in other services that could help me" – Parent
What we are looking for....
Do you have experience of direct work with children and families? Have you led other staff as a shift or team leader and are looking to progress into management? Please note this is initially a fixed term post from December 2021 to March 2023.
As part of the management team you will work alongside the Service Manager and existing Assistant Service Manager to assist in developing our services in Dundee and to deliver excellent services to children and families.
You will be responsible for co-ordinating and managing referral procedures including allocating key workers to individual cases. Our person-centred approach ensures that we secure the best outcomes for the children and families we support. The role involves supporting delivery of excellent services to meet complex needs where behaviour can be challenging. You will ensure that parenting support is delivered in line with best practice.
The work is delivered in a range of settings including in community venues and you will be responsible for arranging off site venues.
At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employees click here
What we offer...
As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversity here.
If you have any queries please e-mail: email@example.com
Please go to our website aberlour.org.uk/jobs where you can apply online.
Applications are welcome from diverse ethnic minority and cultural communities, and under-represented faith and religious groups.
Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.
Applications to be returned by: noon on Wednesday 20th October 2021
Interviews are expected to be held Friday 29th October using Microsoft Teams.
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