Family Wellbeing Support Worker

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Salary: £29,368 per annum
Type of work: Permanent, full-time
Hours of work: 37.5
Closing date: 31st Mar 2024

(Re-advertisement - change to full time working hours)

Location: Greenock Road, Bishopton PA7 5PW

Pattern of Work: Within Monday to Friday with a degree of flexibility and some weekend working may be required

“The outcomes for some young people were hugely heartening and reflected the support they had to recover. One parent told us: "I'm 100% Happy with Hillview', [my young person] has come on leaps and bounds due to staff. I can't fault GSC in any way." Care Inspectorate Report March 2023

Are you passionate about helping vulnerable young people thrive and flourish?

Do you have the skills to engage with young people and support them to reach their maximum potential?

The GSC’s purpose is to provide a positive, life-changing experience for young people through individual care, education and skills development focused on promoting young people’s mental and emotional wellbeing and longer-term positive outcomes.

The Family Wellbeing Support Worker role involves being alongside families and supporting young people and their families including outreach activities and visits and delivery of relational based interventions which is tailored to the specific needs of families.

We would love to hear from you, if you have experience of supporting vulnerable young people, have substantial experience within the family support work field and are committed to Children’s Rights and have an SVQ Level 3/ HNC or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 7. If you’re not already registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), there is a legal requirement to do so within six-months of taking up the post.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and are adaptable and reliable.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact either Robert Clark, Head of Intensive Support and Throughcare or Joan Hodgkiss, Wellbeing Manager on 01505-864500.

Please note, as per our company policy, we are strictly unable to accept CV’s.

To apply, please complete our application form available to download below and submit to [email protected] by the closing date.

Pre-Employment Medical Questionnaires will be undertaken prior to confirmation of employment. All convictions whether spent or unspent must be declared. These posts are regulated work with children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

Please download the candidate pack here

Download the application form here

Download the Equal Opportunities form here

Please send the completed application and equal opportunity forms to [email protected]

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