We have an opportunity for a Project Worker to join our North Lanarkshire Youth Housing Support Service .
Essentially you will be self-motivated individual with a passion for working with young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
You must be able to assist young people through all steps of gaining and maintaining a tenancy. Key skills required are ability to assess, engage, and assist the team in achieving positive outcomes.
Ideally you will have some experience of working with vulnerable people and some knowledge of homelessness issues.
We are particularly keen to hear from candidates who meet the SSSC registration requirements for a registered housing support worker but will consider applicants who have relevant experience and who are willing to obtain the required qualification within an agreed time frame.
Access to a car and a clean driving licence is required for this post. Occasionally you may be required to work on evenings and weekends.
At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.