Role: Young Person Practitioner
Perks: Annual leave of 29 days (pro rata), plus public holidays, flexible maternity, adoption and paternity packages, annual staff awards, up to 7% employer contribution pension scheme, employee discount portal with all your favourite brands, check out more on our career's portal.
Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract 12-18 months -Part-Time – 22 hours per week.
At Action for Children, we believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. Last year, we helped more than 600,000 children and families across the UK. We work to ensure their voices are heard and we campaign to bring lasting change to their lives.
Action for Children Fostering Scotland Service is a specialist fostering service that offers attachment-based therapeutic care to children and young people who cannot be looked after at home. We offer the highest standard of care, providing carers with excellent training, supervision and support to achieve the best outcomes for the young people we look after. We have had an excellent Fostering Inspection and continue to ensure excellent quality of care to support young people.
We listen to young people every step of the way.
Our Service is growing, and we need a young people's practitioner to join us, You will be working directly with young people as part of our Fostering Scotland team based in Glasgow.
You will make a difference by:
You will be part of a team that values all of our relationships and where relational practice is at the heart of all that we do!
What are we looking for from you?
The way we work
We work to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. Learn more about our behaviours and values to understand more about the way we work on our Action for Children website.
For safe and happy childhoods
Working here is so much more than a job. It's an investment of time to truly make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people, and families across the UK.
We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. Given this and our ongoing commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, we encourage applications from everyone.
We value and celebrate the diversity of those that work with us and as an inclusive workplace we want all our current and future staff to feel able to be themselves in the workplace.
If you're interested in finding out more, click apply and visit our careers portal for more information.
Interviews are provisionally scheduled for 27th & 29th June 2022
If, for any reason, you need support with your application, please contact Jessica Jarvis on email Jessica.Jarvis@actionforchildren.org.uk who will be happy to give you any support you require.
Full details and application documents here
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