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As & When Project Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Ayrshire Hub
  • Closing 27th January 2023

  • Advertised from 11th January 2023
  • Hours As & When required. Salary: £10.90.
  • 10599


Barnardo's South Ayrshire Services delivers a range of family support services to children, young people and families in North, South and East Ayrshire. We deliver a flexible range of early intervention-based services aimed at building resilience and promoting positive outcomes for children.

We are seeking to expand our team of Project 1 “As and When Required” staff and we are inviting applications from individuals interested in supporting us with our work.

This is an opportunity to work with children, young people and families who are experiencing adversity in a number of areas including poverty, homelessness and parenting support.

The post holder will have experience of direct work with children and young people in either a community or residential setting, but this does not have to have been gained in a formal employment setting.

Essentially you will

  • Work with children, young people and their families, on a one to one or group basis, using a variety of interventions, to identify needs and to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Work in partnership with parents/carers to empower them and to enable them to achieve better outcomes for their children.
  • Work co-operatively with children's services, health agencies and other community based services, to provide the most effective service for children young people and families.
  • Contribute to Service development.
  • Apply safeguarding and child protection procedures.

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.

About Barnardo's

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.

Our basis and values

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website

Closing Date: 27 January 2023

Interview Date: TBC