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Project Worker

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


  • Advertised from 2nd July 2020
  • Funded to March 2021 with Possible extension for 2 years.
  • 6701

Role

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.

Application notes

To find out more and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 20th July

Interview date: 5th August