Job description


Project Worker 1 (2737)

Barnardo's Family Learning and Integration Project has been funded by the Big Lottery Fund since 2015 to deliver support to Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic Families (BAME) in two South Belfast Primary Schools.

The project in partnership with the schools has developed a range of interventions that are designed to encourage learning and integration for families who are new to Northern Ireland.

Interventions include:

  • Family / Individual Support
  • Parent Groups - to develop and enhance integration
  • Parent and Infant Programmes
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Work with fathers
  • Language Made Fun and Language Together.  A tailored linguistic support programme for individual and small groups of primary aged children which is delivered in partnership with the University of Ulster.

Do you love working with people?

Are you a skilled facilitator and communicator?

If so, then this opportunity may be for you -

This role requires you to work in the community and school setting with families in order to provide a range of interventions that  help parents to be able to support their children's education and to provide opportunities for BAME families to engage in the wider community through volunteering, and support to access local services.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver a range of activities to  BAME families, that includes individual work, group work, signposting and direct work with children helping families to integrate into Northern Ireland.  Most of the interventions will take place between 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday however some flexibility will be required for evening and occasional weekend work.

In this role you will work within a team to deliver and continue to develop the service in schools.

  • When making your application please refer to the additional information sheet.

When making your application please refer to the additional information sheet.

Please note:

The salary for this role is £17,308.63 per annum for full time working. Salary to be paid pro rata for Part-Time Term Time. 

You will work 18.5 hpw.  However you will be paid for 17.01 hpw, which includes a 2.07 hpw annual leave payment


About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.


Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

Our basis and values

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Windsor Avenue Family Support
23 Windsor Avenue, Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT9 6EE
  • Location:
    Windsor Avenue Family Support
  • Contract type:
    Fixed term
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  • Closing Date:
    25 January 2019
  • Interview Date:
    Week beginning 4th Feb 2019
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