Please note that this position is temporary. Salary will be pro-rated for part-time hours.
Work Pattern: Mon-Fri 9-5 (occasional hours outwith this pattern will be required)
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to work as a House Project Facilitator within East Dunbartonshire’s house project. The House Projects supports care experienced young people leaving care to create their own homes and live connected and fulfilling lives. Young people will work through the House Project programme which is SQA accredited. Facilitators will be responsible for supporting young people to complete the modules and upload evidence.
The House project is a trauma informed, relationship based approach, to supporting and working with care experienced young people- supported by monthly consultation with a clinical psychologist. Facilitators are expected to have a flexible, trauma informed approach to working with young people using innovative ways to engage and support dependent on the needs of the young person.
Young people are supported through the delivery of group work and individual work to complete the house project programme. Once a young person moves into their home they continue to be supported by the house project.
The house project is part of East Dunbartonshire’s children and families social work services and as such you will be working closely alongside colleagues from the HSCP as well as third sector.
There are currently two vacancies within the House project 1 full time and 1 part time post; 12 months fixed term. The house project is currently in it’s 3rd year achieving significantly improved outcomes for care experience young people. The funding for this project is currently being reviewed with the hope that these will become permanent posts.
The House Project is currently based at Unit 2 Workspace Kilsyth Road.
If you would like more information please contact Naomi Metcalf House project team leader: 07746252428 or [email protected]
The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria.
Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.
Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.
In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.
Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.
The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.
The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:
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