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  • Ref no: BAR00001
  • Published: 14/8/19
  • Closes: 27/8/19
  • Location: Barnardo's North Lankarkshire HSS, ML1 3HU
  • Salary: Starting Salary circa - £23,545 - £25,428
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time

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Barnardo's have an exciting opportunity to recruit a new children and families development worker into their Youth Housing Support Service. We are looking for a dynamic and energetic individual with the passion, vision and commitment to improve outcomes for women and children impacted by domestic violence caused by drugs and or alcohol.

You will need to be a self starter and have a good knowledge of and experience of working with the whole family on areas impacted by domestic violence. You will have excellent engagement skills, with flexibility to work on an outreach basis including some evening and weekends. You will be equally comfortable to work on your own as you are in a team. The successful candidate will be proficient in recording your work and monitoring changes and have the skills to provide written reports when required.

Please see the attached Job and Person Profile detailing further information and requirements for this role. 

  About Barnardo's

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