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Ref no:
276722
Published:
20/5/2022
Closes:
31/5/2022
Location:
26/32 Dunkeld Place, fk2 7ud
Salary:
£23,086 - £26,023 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent & Temporary
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
30 hours per week

This position has expired.

Aberlour Family Support Service, Langlees and Early Years Outreach

Aberlour Family Support Centre - Langlees works in partnership with the local community by providing a range of services which promote, positively support and strengthen the capacity of children and families to reach their full potential.

Our services supports families in the Falkirk area who may have experienced issues, including concerns for child development, social isolation and/or childhood trauma. The service works directly with the whole family in various settings, such as their own homes and our community-based Family Support Centre. As a Child & Family Worker you will be responsible for a caseload of up to 6 children aged between 12 months and 3 years. 

What we are looking for.... 

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about working with children and families to enhance their development. As part of our highly motivated and skilled team you will provide a personalised service for our children and possess the necessary skills and experience to promote the development of under 3’s in an early years, community based setting. Experience of working alongside Health, Education and Social Work colleagues to improve life chances for children and families will be beneficial to this position.  You will work 4 days out of 5 (Monday to Friday)

A working knowledge and understanding of the key stages of a child’s development, including early brain development up to the age of 3, the impact of family circumstances on children’s well-being and child protection issues is essential. You will be familiar with and have experience of implementing and embedding the Realising the Ambition Guidance, and other local and national best practice standards. Knowledge and understanding of the Five to Thrive approach would be advantageous.

Please note that the Permanent post at Family Support Service Langlees requires Registration with SSSC and you must have or be willing to work towards the relevant qualifications.

Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidates here.

At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. We are committed to Being Brave and Keeping the Promise for the Children.  If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. At Aberlour we have strong values - Respect, Integrity, Innovation and Challenging - which influence our everyday work. If you choose to apply for this role please tell us about your values in your supporting statement.

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. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversity at www.aberlour.org.uk/jobs

Please go to our website www.aberlour.org.uk/jobs where you can apply online. If you have any queries please e-mail: jobs@aberlour.org.uk

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: Monday 31st May

Interviews are expected to take place on 9th or 10th June

Job Description – available on www.aberlour.org.uk/jobs. 

Terms & Conditions for this post – available at www.aberlour.org.uk/jobs.