Family Learning Development Worker (Group Work)

£25,000 - £29,999
07 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Description

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Duration:Fixed termto 31 March 2019, Part Time 18.5 hours per Week (Term Time)

Location: Frederick Street

An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Family Learning Team within Aberdeen City Council. We are now recruiting for a new Family Learning Development Worker part time post, 18.5 hours term time only. - till March 31st 2019. To work specifically with parents of primary school aged children. As part of the group work team you will provide dedicated support to the school to support involvement and engagement opportunities for parents in Heathryburn Primary School.

Job Purpose:

In line with Early Years and Parental Involvement strategies, identify and engage families, support sustained involvement in learning, which is mainly focused on working with parents with 3-12 years old children and aims to enable parents and carers to support their children's learning and attainment. The post holder will contribute to the development and delivery of responsive family learning programmes, to support personal growth through experiential learning and skills development. Engaging and working with families and other agencies in the regeneration areas of Aberdeen City.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

This post requires a degree level qualification in Community Learning and Development, or relevant field (e.g Early Years).

The post holder will be expected to:

Have a PVG membership for Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults or a willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made.


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
  • Experience of working with adult/family learners
  • Facilitate personal and social development and active citizenship through provision of learning programmes and activities.
  • Ability to relate well to adult and family learners
  • Experience of developing and delivering learning programmes
  • Proven group work skills
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of professional staff from a variety of disciplines and agencies.
  • Proven communication skills.
  • Time management, resources management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • ICT skills.
  • Experience/knowledge of planning and evaluation processes.

The goal for all your activity will be to develop and deliver high quality and sustainable family learning provision in your designated area, which will have benefits for the grown-ups of tomorrow and ensure children have the best possible start in life.

If you recognise yourself in this description and have the experience in this sector and sound knowledge of emerging practice in the field, please consider applying.

The Individual

See Job Profile for further details.

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