Child and Family Worker – Primary Years Outreach

  • Full time
  • £24,240
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 14th August 2022


  • Advertised from 1st August 2022
  • Salary £24,240 per annum including 5% unsocial hours allowance 37.5 hours per week Fixed term to 31 March 2023

Role

About Primary Years Outreach Service…

Aberlour’s Primary Years’ Service is a new service working with children aged 5 – 12 years of age. The service aims to deliver flexible, adaptive, evidence-based support to children and their families in response to a range of needs, including anxiety, attachment issues, bereavement and depression. A range of measures will be put in place to support change for the children and families working with Sleep Scotland Counselling, Seasons for Growth, befriending, individual family outreach, play therapy/art drawing therapy and will draw on a range of mental health resources. This post is currently funded until 31 March 2023.

What we are looking for....

We are looking for a Child and Family Worker to work with primary age children experiencing a range of issues. The role will involve assessing the child’s and family needs and providing direct support at home or through childcare services provided either by the service or other providers. Your development of strong relationships with the children and their families will enable you to support them to reach their full potential. In partnership with parents, you will support them to develop their parenting skills, self-esteem and confidence and encourage self-reflection. You will also be able to contribute to research and development of new programmes to promote the overall wellbeing of the children using the service.

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

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We have a flexi-time system and can accommodate home working with attendance at the office as required. If you would like further information about the post call Angela Boyce, Service Manager on 07592438135.

What we offer...

As well as a supportive team 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.

Application notes

Please go to our website aberlour.org.uk/jobs and apply on-line. If you have any queries please e-mail: jobs@aberlour.org.uk. 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 Disclosure checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Closing Date: Sunday 14th August

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 25th August.

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