Family Learning Development Worker (Home Support)

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Ref no: ABC03967
Closes: Sunday, 18th February 2018
Published: Tuesday, 6th February 2018
Location: Frederick Street Business Centre, Aberdeen
Salary: £27,302 - £31,111 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Aberdeen City Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Learning Support

Job Description

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Duration: Full Time, Fixed Term up to 31st March 2019

Location: Frederick Street Centre

PLEASE NOTE: Interviews will be held 12th March 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Family Learning Team within Aberdeen City Council. We are now recruiting for 1 x full-time Family Learning Development Worker post. To work specifically to support parents with children aged 4-12 years for Quarryhill and Westpark primary schools. This will be a fixed term post until March 2019.

Job Purpose:

To identify and engage families to support sustained involvement in learning, which is mainly focused on working with parents with children aged 4-12 years old. To enable parents and carers to support their children’s learning and development. The post holder will contribute to the development and delivery of responsive family learning programmes, to support personal growth through experiential learning and skills development on a 1-1 home support basis. Engaging and working with families referred for a service by Quarryhill and Westpark schools.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

This post requires a degree level qualification in Community Learning and Development, or relevant field(e.g Early Years).

The post holder will be expected to:

Have a PVG membership for Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults or a willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made.


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Experience of working with and supporting adult/family learners (1-1 in the home support desirable).

Facilitate personal and social development and active citizenship through provision of learning programmes and activities.

Ability to relate well to adult and family learners.

Clear and honest advice and guidance for families.

Experience of developing and delivering learning programmes either on a 1-1 or group basis.

Ability to communicate with a wide range of professional staff from a variety of disciplines and agencies.

Proven communication skills.

Time management, resources management and organisational skills.

Ability to maintain accurate records.

ICT skills.

Experience/knowledge of planning and evaluation processes.

The goal for all your activity will be to develop and deliver high quality and sustainable family learning provision in your designated area, which will have benefits for the grown-ups of tomorrow and ensure children have the best possible start in life.

If you recognise yourself in this description and have the experience in this sector and sound knowledge of emerging practice in the field, please consider applying.

The Individual

See Job Profile for further details.

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