Barnardo's Scotland
Barnardo's Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC037605

At Barnardo's we believe in children. Our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK's most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo's dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need We are proud to hold the LGBT Youth Scotland Foundation level Charter Award as a mark of our inclusive practice.

Current vacancies

B-Wild Project Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £27,814 – £30,039
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th August 2020

We are excited to be recruiting a Programme Co-ordinator for our B-Wild Project - which has been funded by the Heritage National Lottery for 3 years.

The successful candidate will have and experience of: working with children and families, working in the outdoors and managing complex projects - if you think this is you, please keep reading!

The project will support a range of our services across Central Scotland to develop their practice in working in natural heritage settings with children and families, to develop stronger links with heritage sites in their local areas, to work with key partners and to build evidence of the positive impact that this work can have on health and well being. We are keen to develop a consistent approach across our services in this area and a key part of the task will be to enable the sharing of expertise and experience across participating services.

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

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Family Support and Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,545
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th January 2020

Barnardo's Community Family Support Service are looking for a driven and creative Community Family Support Development Worker (within Women's Aid) to become part of an innovative third sector consortium workforce in delivering a new service called ‘Glasgow Family Support Partnership'.

The successful applicant will be employed by Women's Aid - Glasgow East Women's Aid is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

The role of the ‘Glasgow Family Support Partnership' Community Family Support Workers will be to work alongside Statutory Social Work colleagues providing quality intervention through advice, support and services to children, young people and their families in accordance with the aims and objectives of the ‘Glasgow Family Support Partnership' service. Families referred to social work, but not meeting the threshold for statutory intervention, will receive faster and earlier access to support via the ‘Glasgow Family Support Partnership' service. The aim of this will be to prevent a crisis cycle developing and reduce the need for statutory involvement and intervention, or further engagement, from social work at a later stage.

Applicants require to evidence previous experience in assessing needs and achieving positive outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and their families. They should also be able to evidence an ability to work collaboratively with partner organisations and statutory agencies to ensure a multi-agency approach to effective outcomes for service users

It is an essential requirement for the post that successful candidates be qualified to HNC in Social Services/SVQ level 3.

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Project Worker 3/Counsellor

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,814
  • Outside In, HMYOI Polmont
  • Closing 31st January 2020

Barnardo's believes in the potential of every young person, no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through.

A vacancy has arisen for a skilled and experienced Project Worker 3, with an 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.

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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,545 – £25,428
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th July 2020

Barnardo's Safer Choices is a specialist service targeted specifically at children and young people aged 18 years and under who are involved in or are at risk of involvement in sexual exploitation.

The service makes contact with children and young people via street work in Glasgow City Centre, through group work in residential schools, children's units and in mainstream schools as well as engaging in intensive 1:1 support.

The service also conducts return discussions with young people who are missing.

This post is fixed term until the end of March 2021 however we are anticipating a funding announcement late September which could lead to an extension for a further 2 years.

This role requires you to work flexible hours including weekends, a car driver with access to a vehicle is also desirable.

Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme checks through Disclosure Scotland is essential.

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.

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Project Worker - Child Criminal Exploitation

  • Part time
  • £23,545 – £25,428 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th July 2020

Barnardo's Safer Choices is a specialist service targeted specifically at children and young people aged 18 years and under who are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing sexual and criminal exploitation.

The service makes contact with children and young people via street work in Glasgow City Centre, through group work in residential schools/children's units and in mainstream schools as well as engaging in intensive 1:1 support.

This is an exciting NEW post in partnership with Glasgow Alcohol and Drugs Partnership and CORRA Partnership Drugs Initiative. The post is funded to January 2023.

This role requires you to work flexible hours including weekends, a car driver with access to a vehicle is also desirable.

Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme through Disclosure Scotland is essential.

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.

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