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Family Housing Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £27,300
  • North Lanarkshire HSS
  • Closing 23rd November 2023

  • Advertised from 10th November 2023
  • Permanent. 37 hours per week.
  • 17625


Barnardo's have an exciting opportunity to recruit a children and families support worker into their Youth Housing Support Service.

North Lanarkshire Council in partnership with Barnardo's to provide intensive support to young people aged 16-24 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Applicants will have a “can do” attitude and approach and an ability to work on your own as well as part of a team. You must have experience in engaging and developing relationships with family members of all ages.

Essentially you will have experience of delivering housing and family support, knowledge and experience of the benefits system, ability to assess needs and sign post to relevant services as well as providing practical support.

You must be confident in assessments, recordings, monitoring and report writing.

Driving licence and access to a car is essential. Please see the attached role profiles detailing the further information and the requirements for this post.

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 candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

Our basis and values.

Application notes

To apply for this role, please visit our website.

Closing Date:23 November 2023