Vacancy – Children & Young People’s Outreach Support Worker
(Job-Share, Fixed–term until 30th Sept 2024, 21 hours per week)
Pay Rate: £27 572.15 (full time)
Pro Rata for 21 hours: £16,543.30 + 7.5% On Call Allowance (optional)
Pension Contribution of 8%
This is an outreach post, providing therapeutic 1-1 support to children and young people across East Dunbartonshire who are living with the impact of domestic abuse. You will also work closely with partner organisations, promoting the service and raising awareness.
The main office base is in Kirkintilloch but the post holder will be required to travel extensively throughout the area. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, some homeworking may be required.
Candidates must have an understanding of the feminist analysis of domestic abuse, experience of interagency working and be willing to work as part of a collective.
At least two years’ experience in supporting vulnerable children and young people is required. Applicants must hold a recognised relevant qualification at a minimum of SVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) and experience of grant monitoring and reporting is desirable.
This is a fixed-term post. We have secured funding to enable the successful candidate to work 21 hours per week until 30th Sept 2024. We will be actively seeking funding to continue the post beyond this date but it is not guaranteed at this stage.
Posts are subject to a successful PVG scheme check, suitable references and completion of a satisfactory 6-month induction period.
Please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for completed applications is Monday 31st January 2022 @ 3pm. We plan to hold interviews on 14th & 15th February 2022.
Women only need apply. The post is covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.