Project Worker; Respected and Safe Online
Fixed term contract (6 months)
£25K - £29K pro rata DOE
26th January 2023
Respected and Safe Online Project Worker
Universal and Targeted Youth and Families Support, Aberdeen
6 month contract (extendable)
Part Time - up to 24 Hours per week
Pro rata salary based on Full Time Equivalent of £26,437 - £29,457 per annum
Cybersafe Scotland are looking to recruit a Project Worker to work across 2 Local Outcome Improvement Plan areas in Aberdeen.
This key role will support the "Respected and Safe Online" project being run in conjunction with Aberdeen City Council, delivering universal and early intervention support for schools, children, and families - to help prevent online abuse and harassment against women / girls, keeping children and young people safe online. The project also supports young people who may be experiencing difficulties online by increasing awareness around digital safety and reducing the risk of harm. The project is being delivered in collaboration with the Council, schools and other agencies through classroom, one to one and small group sessions with parents, children and young people.
The Project worker will report to the Director of Child Support Services (CSS) and will work closely with other CSS staff and volunteers.
The successful candidate will be comfortable presenting in class sessions to partner schools, initiating and developing relationships with children and families, helping to develop resources / tools to keep children safe online and providing tailored advice to each individual school community. The role will primarily involve the development and delivery of in class sessions and parent sessions/supports. Applicants should be comfortable evidencing learning outcomes and should be flexible and adaptable - vital to being involved with needs based work with schools.
The ideal candidate should have a nationally recognised SCQF Level 7 qualification or an equivalent / relevant qualification. They will be enthusiastic, creative and passionate about making a difference to children's safety in the digital space. They should possess strong IT, organisational and communication skills and be comfortable with data recording, meeting targets, contributing to reports and corresponding with partners.
The role will require some travel across Aberdeen city and may also require leading evening sessions with parents occasionally. There is scope to put in place an annualised hours contract, with a small extension of working hours during term time and a reduction during school holidays, if that were to suit the successful candidate. Consideration will also be given to the role on a job share basis.
To apply, please send your CV and upload / attach your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role.
For further information, please contact
Charlotte Lever - firstname.lastname@example.org
The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013) . If successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'.
Closing Date: January 26th 2023.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
Candidates selected for interview will be notified not later than February 2nd 2023.
Interviews will be conducted in person at ONE Codebase, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1JQ.
To apply - please send a cv and a cover letter/supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria for the role by clicking the button below.
Appointments are subject to Cybersafe Scotland receiving a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.