Family Support Workers

  • Part time
  • £25,439 – £28,981 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen, Peterhead or Elgin
  • Closing 18th June 2021

  • Advertised from 21st May 2021


AVENUE is a charity that provides specialist support to families and individuals across North East Scotland. Our team has a wide range of skills and expertise and we work with families and individuals to help them to overcome obstacles to wellbeing and find ways forward through the challenges that life can bring.

We recognise that families come in all different shapes and sizes and we work with parents, children, siblings, grandparents and all other important people in children’s lives.

We have a number of exciting opportunities to work within our Child Contact Centre team, providing child-focused holistic support for families to help them to break down barriers to family progression and wellbeing.

We are looking for workers with a range of skills and experience. You might have experience of working with children and/or families, or maybe you have counselling/mediation experience, or perhaps you have devised and delivered group learning activities in previous roles.

All successful applicants will share a commitment to the rights of children and families, and to the provision of positive asset-based interventions. A full package of training and support will be offered.

Location: There are posts available in Aberdeen, Peterhead or Elgin.

Hours: Aberdeen - 18 p/w, Peterhead – 15 p/w, Elgin – 10 p/w (will include weekend working on a rota basis)

Salary: £25,439 - £28,981 per annum, pro rata (dependant on experience)

PVG: New applications or scheme record updates paid for by AVENUE

Application notes

  • We only accept completed application forms which can be found attached, CVs will not be accepted
  • Handwritten applications will not be accepted
  • Closing date for applications: Friday 18th June, 2021 by 5 pm
  • Interviews will take place week between: Thursday 24th June – Friday 2nd July, 2021

Please send your completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to: stating the position and location you’re applying for.

AVENUE is a member of Relationships Scotland and is an Equal Opportunities Employer