Family Support Worker
East Ayrshire

Children 1st work to give every child in Scotland a safe and secure childhood.  We achieve this by providing direct services to vulnerable children and their families across Scotland.

This is an exciting opportunity be part of a team working alongside families, building strong relationships and achieving positive outcomes.

As a member of the Ayrshire Supporting Families Team, you’ll be linked to a local Secondary School in East Ayrshire, and several cluster Primary Schools, delivering an embedded Family Support Service. As a positive link between the school and children and families in the community, children’s attainment and wellbeing will be at the heart of everything you do.

If you have experience of working with children and their families and have an SVQ Level 3/ HNC or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 7 then… we want to hear from you.

Further Information

This is a full time, fixed term post of 35 hours per week initially until March 2021.  Hours to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service and the school (evenings and occasional weekends as required).

Job title: Family Support Worker

Reference number: CFS20/21

Location: East Ayrshire

Closing date: 17/04/2020 12:00

Interview date: Given the current circumstances we are unable to confirm an interview date and we will be in touch with shortlisted candidates as soon we can.

Salary: Starting at £21,602 with progression to £26,186

To apply, please download and complete the attached 3 forms below (A, B and C) and email completed forms to:

Alternately, if you are unable to email us, postal applications may be sent to Human Resources, Children 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 1AT.

Please also refer to the ‘Job Description and Person Specification’ and ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further information as per relevant documents attached below.

Your interest and application to work at Children 1st is appreciated.

For further information or enquiries, please email: