Job description


Project Worker (4269)

Barnardo's Scotland has three established services working with young men and women in custody.  Outside in Youth Work service, Parenting Matters and Hear and Now, our trauma, bereavement and loss service.

A vacancy has arisen for a skilled and experienced Project Worker 2 who can demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality services to vulnerable young people and women and a professional Youth Work qualification recognised by the CLD Standards Council or equivalent.

As such you will bring a range of experience including delivering innovative Youth Work and Parenting programmes within HMP/YOI Polmont.

You will work flexibly and creatively, alongside Youth Work colleagues, and in partnership with the SPS and other agencies to develop and deliver a service that reflects the needs of young people and women in custody.

Please see the attached additional information , job role and person  profile detailing further information and criteria for this role. 

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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HMYOI Polmont
Redding Road, Polmont, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, FK2 0AB
  • Location:
    HMYOI Polmont
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  • Salary :
    Starting Salary £23,545
  • Closing Date:
    22 July 2019
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