Fife Gingerbread Support Worker

Salary: £24,538 per annum pro rata
Hours: 36 hours - to be worked flexibly to meet the needs of the families
Location: Ore Valley Business Centre, Lochgelly
Funded until: 12th August 2019
Funded by: Scottish Government and ESF


The purpose of the funding is to engage vulnerable families, and build our network of volunteers. The work will be focused on the Cowdenbeath area.

The Support Worker will be responsible for engaging vulnerable families to support parents/carers. Working in a collaborative manner with them to identify areas they require support, and how to overcome these barriers to progression. Fife Gingerbread operates a person centred approach to ensure the support meets needs; this includes working on an outreach basis.

Milestones for Support Worker post holder:

  • Engage 45 families; providing support to parents/carers
  • Engage 45 parents/carers in financial inclusion sessions

Job Description

In order to find the right person for our team and to avoid unnecessary disappointment, we ask that you download and study the above job description carefully before applying.

To apply for this job, please download and complete the following Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and return them to info@fifegingerbread.org.uk.

Application Form

Equal Opps Form

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Wednesday 29th November 2017.

Interviews will be held Tuesday 5th December 2017. CV submissions will not be considered. This post is subject to a PVG check.

If you would like any more information please call 01333 303124 or email info@fifegingerbread.org.uk.