Job Description

Project Worker 2 (7047)

Barnardo’s RAFT (Reaching Aberdeen Families Together) is a consortium of 5 third sector organisations working in partnership to provide a children and family support service.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Worker to join our service.

RAFT offers time limited, targeted intervention to work with children and families who are:

  1. On the margin of social work involvement
  2. At risk of becoming ‘looked after’ by the local authority and/or subject to compulsory measures from the Children’s Panel; or
  3. Those who need continued support following a period of social work involvement

In addition to the job description and person specifications requirements, we are looking for a highly motivated and flexible individual to join our team.  The successful applicant must also meet the following criteria:-

  • A pro-active approach to engaging and working with young people and their families and commitment to partnership working;
  • The ability to work some evenings and weekends;
  • An essential car user and must hold business insurance. It is the requirement of the post to have access to a car to carry out daily duties.

This post will be based within Barnardos and the post holder will report directly to the Team Manager.

Please contact Zoe Galloway (Team Manager) or Nicola Williams (Children Service’s Manager) on 07715 234465 for more information about the post.

At Barnardo’s we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.


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