This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an existing service providing support to children, young people and their families in the community where substance misuse has played a role in their lives.
We are looking to recruit a Senior Sessional Support Worker to work alongside Project Workers and pool of sessional staff, helping support the development of targeted group work for children and young people whose parents are in recovery from substance misuse.
The Senior Sessional Support Worker will be involved in the support of partnership activities between Children 1st, the South Community Recovery Network and the South Recovery Hub.
The main focus will be the planning, preparing and delivery of the Children’s Activities Group attached to the RAFT Recovery Café on Friday evenings from 4.45pm-7pm and the role will involve coordinating a Sessional staff and Volunteer rota.
We would expect you to have an SVQIII or similar qualification as well as experience of group work for children and young people and /or youth work.
This sessional post is funded until 31 March 2020 and will require the Senior Sessional Worker to work regular Friday evenings organising & delivering groups for children and young people, there will also on occasion be weekend working by negotiation.
For further information and to apply, please visit children1st.org.uk/jobs/senior-sessional-support-worker
Closing date: Wednesday 15 August 2018. It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 27 August 2018.
Children 1st has a long tradition of valuing and involving sessional and volunteer workers. To find out more about volunteering with us, please visit our website.
The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme/Disclosure information.
Children1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC 016092
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