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  • Ref no: BAR00424
  • Published: 18/9/2020
  • Closes: 16/10/2020
  • Location: HMYOI Polmont Outside In Activities 2 Redding Road, FK2 0AB
  • Salary: Starting Salary £27,814 FTE
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

A vacancy has arisen for a skilled and experienced Project Worker 3, with accredited psychotherapeutic qualification and registration to a relevant body, who can demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality psychotherapeutic services to vulnerable young people and women

You will have a lead role within our Hear and Now Trauma/Bereavement Service based within HMP/YOI Polmont, and for other developments as required

As such you will bring a range of experience including having delivered innovative Trauma/Bereavement focused interventions in 1:1/Group settings

You will work flexibly and creatively, alongside Here and Now colleagues and in partnership with the SPS and other agencies to develop and deliver a service that reflects the needs of young people and women in custody. 


Here and Now offers a range of services including-

Assessment/Outcomes- Providing standardised assessments with demonstrable outcome measures.

Here and Now Link- provides short-term intervention for those on remand, or with limited time until liberation. ‘Link' attends to short term management of identified need with onward referral to community based services.

Here and Now 1- Offers Psycho-Educational intervention for up to 12 weeks.

Here and Now Plus- Offers a Psychotherapeutic intervention for up to 30 weeks.

Candidates will have an accredited Psychotherapeutic qualification and be registered with a professional body

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.

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

Our basis and values