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Project Worker - East Renfrewshire Family Wellbeing Service

  • Part time
  • £26,977 – £31,576 pro-rata
  • East Renfrewshire Family Wellbeing Service
  • Closing 12th October 2020

  • Advertised from 25th September 2020
  • Hours: 17.5 hours a week – fixed contract until 31 May 2022. Starting salary £26,977 with progression to £31,576 pro rata.
  • CFS20-77


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team getting alongside children, young people and their families in East Renfrewshire who are experiencing emotional distress, to offer early help and build strong relationships.

As a member of the East Renfrewshire Family Wellbeing Service team you will offer children and families the space and time to tell their stories and with them agree how we can best help. As a team of staff and volunteers with a broad range of skills, knowledge and experience we are able to offer families support which best meet their needs including intensive whole family support; group/peer support and befriending/mentoring support.

Working at Children 1st you will embrace our relational and restorative approach to practice to help families make sense of their difficulties and help life feel better. Working closely with families, colleagues and partners in the local community – relationships will be at the heart of everything you do.

This post is 17.5 hours per week - which will be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service and the families. Regular evening and occasional weekend work will be required.

If you have experience of working with children and their families and have a professional qualification in a relevant area such as Social Work, Teaching or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, accredited counselling qualification, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 9 or higher then we want to hear from you.

This is a fixed term post, with funding until 31st May 2022.

Application notes

For further information and to apply, please visit

Closing date Monday 12th October 2020 at noon.

Interviews will be held on 21st and 22nd October 2020.

Children 1st has a long tradition of valuing and involving sessional and volunteer workers. To find out more about volunteering with us, please visit our website.

The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme/Disclosure information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC 016092

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st