Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,500
  • Dundee
  • Closing 24th June 2021

  • Advertised from 10th June 2021
  • Funding currently secured for 9 months with the possibility of extension subject to securing future funding for the next 2 years.


Are you enthusiastic about making a difference in young people’s lives?

Helm’s long-term vision is a Scotland where all young people dare to dream and can make those dreams a reality. Our more immediate mission is to ensure that young people in Scotland have access to the education and training that supports them to learn. Our strategy for achieving this focuses on three key activities, which we believe, will make education, training and employment accessible and achievable for all:

• Give Young People a Voice

• Remove Barriers to Learning and Employment

• Develop Education, Training and Employment Services

Due to expansion of our Housing Project, Hame, we are looking for an experienced Housing Project Worker to join our team.

Do you have good values, relish new challenges and have the ability to demonstrate leadership?

Are you a creative thinker, ambitious and want to make a difference? This might be the job for you!

You will have a can-do attitude, be motivated and positive to ensure the young people who we are supporting, receive the best standard of care. We are looking for a Project Worker who has a high standard of value-based practice, who demonstrates respect and always protects the dignity of the young people.

We are looking for someone who is sensitive to young people’s needs, proactive in supporting people to lead active lives, has a good understanding of the need to support people to stay healthy and safe, while being comfortable at managing risk accordingly.

Key responsibilities in the role include:

  • Work as part of a team to deliver a high standard of care and support to individuals to help them to achieve their agreed individual outcomes.
  • Assess the needs of young people, alongside young people, develop support plans and undertake direct support work to increase young people’s abilities to maintain a home.
  • Be responsible, under direction, for delivery of individual and group-work programmes.
  • Create an inclusive environment where the voices of young people are heard and respected.

What do we give you in return? We provide you with a competitive salary, 35 days annual leave, health benefits, a pension plan, a generous range of benefits and job satisfaction with a real opportunity to make a difference every day.

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all young people and use a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Application notes

Closing date: Thursday 24 June 2021

Interviews: Thursday 1st July 2021

To apply for this position please refer to the News Section of the Helm website – for further information and an application pack.

CVs are not to be submitted.