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135 Fifty Pitches Road , G51 4EB
£27,201 - £29,305 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

About Aberlour Attain Services- Renfrewshire

Working in partnership with Renfrewshire Council this service works to improve attainment outcomes for care experienced children and young people.

The service brings together vulnerable children and young people with a mentor to build a consistent and trusting relationship and improve their opportunities.  The focus in every mentoring relationship is on developing the relationship, recognising and building their strengths, and providing support and encouragement to deal with difficult and challenging situations in their lives.

 What we are looking for.... 

 As a Mentoring Co-ordinator you will help develop this vital service and ensure its ongoing success for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable children we are looking for experienced and dedicated workers.

You will have demonstrable experience of supporting volunteers. You will have a good understanding of the issues facing looked after children along with experience of developing and delivering training.

You will have a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 8, or relevant experience and be driven to succeed.

 You will work 37.5 hours per week, this is usually worked over Monday- Friday between 8am- 9pm to help induct, train and support our volunteers. There will be a requirement to work an occasional Saturday.

This post is currently funded until 31st March 2021, however we are currently seeking funding to extend our service beyond this date. 

 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. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employees click here

 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 here.

 If you have any queries please e-mail:

 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.

 Applications to be returned by: Monday, 1st November 2021

 Job Description click here

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