Children and Young People’s Project Workers (2 posts)

Salary: £19,969

Closing date: 25 September 2018

Contract: Permanent

Contact email:

Location: Paisley

Organisation: Stepping Stones for Families

Hours: Full time

Contact phone: O141 849 6333

Stepping Stones for Families works alongside families and key agencies to deliver services in Glasgow, South/East and North Ayrshire and Renfrewshire.

Our services include: family support; full day care and sessional care in our community based childcare centres and in the child’s own home; health and wellbeing work in partnership with Glasgow City Council; money advice; community work with parents, children and local groups/agencies; childminding development and support.

Approximately 80 people are employed with us on full time, part time, sessional contracts. Income for the year 2017-18 is circa £1.4m.

The project workers will ensure that the views of children and young people have an influence on the hopes and aspirations of their community.

They will work directly with children, young people and their families to build a community that provides a supportive environment for children’s wellbeing and promotes the Rights of the Child.

Planning and developing children’s participation programmes using a co-production approach.

The successful candidates will have a minimum of 1 years’ proven experience of working with children and young people in a community setting and will be committed to Human Rights and equality of opportunity for all.

A working knowledge of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and how these rights are communicated to and understood by children and young people is essential.

Qualifications required:

Qualification in community development; youth work, play work is desirable.

The closing date for the post is Tuesday 25 September 2018 at Noon.  

Only people selected for interview will be contacted.

For an application pack, please visit the SSFF website.

The post requires a commitment to equality of opportunity and human rights, and will be subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Group check.

Stepping Stones for Families strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes candidates from all sections of the community.

The posts are funded by Glasgow City Council. Posts are funded up to 31 March 2019.