1. Project Worker

Salary: £12 per hour, plus benefits

Salary Info: Hours, flexible (12 Month contract)

Status: Part time (up to 21 hours)

Closing: 29th July 2019

Location: Edinburgh and the Lothians

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to: Thomas

The closing date is 9am on Monday 29th July, interviews will be held on Friday 2nd Aug.

For questions/queries about this role, please email: Thomas

Role

Are you passionate about offering children the best start in life by providing support to Dads and families? This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a small and dynamic charity providing support to Dads, children, young people and their families in Edinburgh.

We are looking to recruit a new team member, to deliver our young dads project, playgroups, training and other targeted practical and emotional support to Dads, children, young people and their families.

This is an annual contract. Hours will be flexible, depending on your personal circumstances. They will include weekend work as our playgroups run on Saturday and Sunday mornings 10am-11:30am and 11am-12:30pm respectively. We also deliver our services during weekday working hours and occasionally in the evening.

The applicant must be a man. Given the nature of our work. This exclusion is covered by Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Post - Project Worker

Hours of work - Flexible, will include weekends, evenings and weekdays

Management - Responsible to Service Manager, accountable to Board of Trustees

Salary- Hourly rate £12

Benefits - Holiday and staff pension

Location - Edinburgh and the Lothians

Purpose of Job - To deliver Dads Rock Young Dads project

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Work within the parameters of Dads Rock agreed policies. Promoting the ethos and objectives of the organisation and the services it runs.

  2. Coaching vulnerable Young Dads and liaise with other health and social care organisations to achieve the best for each Dad.

  3. Supporting Dads, children and families across Edinburgh, engaging with them 1:1.

  4. Preparing, facilitating and evaluating activities; dealing with queries; offering informal support, and sign posting on. With the aim of increasing the confidence and resilience of Dads, grandfathers and male carers.

  5. Run weekend playgroups within the Edinburgh and the Lothians area.

  6. Support the delivery of workshops and training.

  7. Build strong, positive relationships with local stakeholders, agencies and individuals.

  8. Help coordinate training events and presentations, to professionals, stakeholders, and agencies across Scotland, as well as to a range of Dads.

  9. Generate ideas for new events or fundraising actions and work with supporters, members and service users on the delivery of these.

  10. Contribute to the development of an online and face to face community.

  11. Contributing to the upkeep of accurate and timely data in line with relevant legislation and the organisations policies and procedures.

  12. Update good practice policies which ensure the safety of children, their fathers and workers.

Personal Development

The Project Worker is expected to maintain an up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation, policies and good practice. The candidate will be expected to undertake appropriate training, necessary to facilitate this. This job description is a broad picture of the post at the date of preparation. It is not an exhaustive list of all possible duties and it is recognised that the post will evolve over time. There will be an opportunity for the post holder to shape and develop their role, and utilise existing talents, interests and experience.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

QUALIFICATIONS

ESSENTIAL - Willingness to take on relevant studies for working with children and dads.

DESIRABLE - Relevant professional qualification e.g. HNC/HND/SVQ in: Childcare, Community Education, Social Care, Social Work.

EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL - Worked directly with children or young people. Experience of collaborating with other agencies and working in a range of settings. Experience of coordinating events.

DESIRABLE - Health Issues work with young people, Involvement in awareness raising campaigns, Experience in providing high quality training material and resources.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

ESSENTIAL - Understanding of issues affecting Dads, Understanding of ACEs, Trauma and GIRFEC. One-to-one work. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to innovate and use a range of approaches. An understanding of the principles of evaluation.

DESIRABLE - Delivery of training, Presentation skills, Research skills. Ability to use IT packages, such as Word, Excel, as well as online tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Slack etc. An understanding of local and national strategies. Ability to play a musical instrument.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

ESSENTIAL - Enthusiastic and highly motivated. Effective communicator with people of all ages and backgrounds. Committed and open to challenge. Flexible, dynamic, innovative and resourceful. Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

OTHER

ESSENTIAL - Applicant must be a man. Given the nature of our work. This exclusion is covered by Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. Commitment to work irregular hours, evenings, weekends.

DESIRABLE - A clean driving licence.

2. Project Worker

Organisation: Dads Rock

Salary: £12 per hour, plus benefits

Salary Info: Hours, flexible (Initial 6 Month contract)

Status: Part time (up to 21 hours)

Closing: 29th July 2019

Location: Edinburgh and the Lothians

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to: Thomas

The closing date is 9am on Monday 29th July, interviews will be held on Friday 2nd Aug.

For questions/queries about this role, please email Thomas

Role

Are you passionate about offering children the best start in life by providing support to Dads and families? This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a small and dynamic charity providing support to Dads, children, young people and their families in Edinburgh.

We are looking to recruit a new team member, to deliver our young dads project, playgroups, training and other targeted practical and emotional support to Dads, children, young people and their families.

This is an annual contract. Hours will be flexible, depending on your personal circumstances. They will include weekend work as our playgroups run on Saturday and Sunday mornings 10am-11:30am and 11am-12:30pm respectively. We also deliver our services during weekday working hours and occasionally in the evening.

The applicant must be a man. Given the nature of our work. This exclusion is covered by Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

 

Job Description

Post - Project Worker

Hours of work - Flexible, will include weekends, evenings and weekdays

Management - Responsible to Service Manager, accountable to Board of Trustees

Salary- Hourly rate £12

Benefits - Holiday and staff pension

Location - Edinburgh and the Lothians

Purpose of Job - To deliver Dads Rock Young Dads project

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Work within the parameters of Dads Rock agreed policies. Promoting the ethos and objectives of the organisation and the services it runs.

  2. Coaching vulnerable Young Dads and liaise with other health and social care organisations to achieve the best for each Dad.

  3. Supporting Dads, children and families across Edinburgh, engaging with them 1:1.

  4. Preparing, facilitating and evaluating activities; dealing with queries; offering informal support, and sign posting on. With the aim of increasing the confidence and resilience of Dads, grandfathers and male carers.

  5. Run weekend playgroups within the Edinburgh and the Lothians area.

  6. Support the delivery of workshops and training.

  7. Build strong, positive relationships with local stakeholders, agencies and individuals.

  8. Help coordinate training events and presentations, to professionals, stakeholders, and agencies across Scotland, as well as to a range of Dads.

  9. Generate ideas for new events or fundraising actions and work with supporters, members and service users on the delivery of these.

  10. Contribute to the development of an online and face to face community.

  11. Contributing to the upkeep of accurate and timely data in line with relevant legislation and the organisations policies and procedures.

  12. Update good practice policies which ensure the safety of children, their fathers and workers.

Personal Development

The Project Worker is expected to maintain an up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation, policies and good practice. The candidate will be expected to undertake appropriate training, necessary to facilitate this. This job description is a broad picture of the post at the date of preparation. It is not an exhaustive list of all possible duties and it is recognised that the post will evolve over time.  There will be an opportunity for the post holder to shape and develop their role, and utilise existing talents, interests and experience.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

QUALIFICATIONS

ESSENTIAL - Willingness to take on relevant studies for working with children and dads.

DESIRABLE - Relevant professional qualification e.g. HNC/HND/SVQ in: Childcare, Community Education, Social Care, Social Work.

EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL - Worked directly with children or young people. Experience of collaborating with other agencies and working in a range of settings. Experience of coordinating events.

DESIRABLE - Health Issues work with young people, Involvement in awareness raising campaigns, Experience in providing high quality training material and resources.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

ESSENTIAL - Understanding of issues affecting Dads, Understanding of ACEs, Trauma and GIRFEC. One-to-one work. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to innovate and use a range of approaches. An understanding of the principles of evaluation.

DESIRABLE - Delivery of training, Presentation skills, Research skills. Ability to use IT packages, such as Word, Excel, as well as online tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Slack etc. An understanding of local and national strategies. Ability to play a musical instrument.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

ESSENTIAL - Enthusiastic and highly motivated. Effective communicator with people of all ages and backgrounds. Committed and open to challenge. Flexible, dynamic, innovative and resourceful. Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

OTHER

ESSENTIAL - Commitment to work irregular hours, evenings, weekends.

DESIRABLE - A clean driving licence.