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Dads Project Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 26th March 2021

  • Advertised from 15th February 2021
  • The post is 16 hours per week however additional hours may be required Salary: £11.12 per hour. Temporary maternity cover.


We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced practitioner to work within the Family Support section of the services delivered by the Cottage. You will have at least two years’ experience of supporting families within a social care/ community setting.

You should hold a minimum qualification of SVQ 3 Services Children and Young People or HNC/D in Social Care or Working with Communities, or equivalent, and have a positive and flexible approach and an understanding of social issues that affect individuals and families in need.

As well as providing a range of support and practical advice, you will ensure that group work programmes which will include outdoor activities are provided to complement and enhance the individual work undertaken with male parents/ adult carers and/or their families.

You will be required to work with minimum supervision, demonstrate an ability to work independently and overcome challenges to working with complex situations.

You will be expected to be competent in working with Microsoft based software,

Service Profile

The Cottage Family Centre was established in 1987. The focus of the work at the Centre is to provide a range of support to those families and individuals within family units who are vulnerable to social exclusion as a result of factors such as poverty, unemployment, poor housing, relationship breakdown, drug and alcohol problems and health related issues.

This post will be subject to a PVG and references.

Application notes

Closing Date: Friday 26th February 2021

For application form contact our Admin team on 01592 269489, or email

The Cottage Family Centre aspires to be an equal opportunities employer registered charity number SC014271, Company number 271291.