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Child and Family Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,233
  • Outreach Dundee (On site)
  • Closing 7th April 2024


  • Advertised from 22nd March 2024
  • 37.5 hours per week

Role

About Outreach Dundee

Aberlour Family Outreach Dundee provides support to families who are struggling to cope as a result of drug and alcohol use within the family. We give children a trusted person they can talk to, while supporting parents to create a safe environment for their children through addressing their dependency and improving parenting confidence.

“The Aberlour Family Outreach Dundee worker visited me regularly and she was really friendly. She encouraged me to ask for help when I needed it. She introduced me to other people and got me involved in other services that could help me" – Parent

What we are looking for....

We are looking for a Child and Family Worker to work 37.5 hours per week, predominantly Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm with the occasional need to work out with these times depending on the needs of the families.

We are looking for an energetic, creative and compassionate individual to join our friendly, supportive team. We value skills such as providing children and young people with a wide range of fun activities and experiences to enrich their lives as well as supporting families to actively participate in shaping and defining the support we offer.

You will hold, or be willing to work towards, a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 7 or above together with relevant experience of working with children or young people. You must also be able to demonstrate awareness of the key elements of working with people affected by substance use as well as an understanding of, and commitment to, young people’s rights.

At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team.

What we offer...

As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers.

Application notes

Please go to our website aberlour.org.uk/jobs where you can apply online. If you have any queries please e-mail: jobs@aberlour.org.uk. Applications are welcome from diverse ethnic minority and cultural communities, and under-represented faith and religious groups.

Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Closing date for applications will be Sunday 7th April 2024

A Scottish Guarantee Co No: SC312912 Scottish Charity No. SC007991