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  • Ref no: BAR00402
  • Published: 24/1/2020
  • Closes: 10/2/2020
  • Location: Barnardo's Fife Locality Mitchelston Industrial Estate Merchant Place , KY1 3NJ
  • Salary: Starting Salary Circa £17,316-£18,701
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Barnardo's Children's Rights and Advocacy service is a well established service, and is one of a number of services that Barnardo's deliver in Fife. The service provides independent rights and advocacy support to Looked After Children in Fife and to children attending Child Protection Case Conferences.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Project Worker to join this experienced team who work to ensure that the rights of children and young people are upheld and that their voice is heard in decision making processes which affect their world. Essentially you will have:

  • Experience and knowledge of working with children and young people with a range of complex needs and issues.
  • Experience of working in partnership with other agencies promoting the needs and rights of children and young people.
  • An understanding of the needs and issues affecting children and young people who are Looked After.

Experience of working within child care systems and processes would be an advantage.

Please see the attached role profile and additional information detailing the criteria for this post.

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.

About Barnardo's

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