Befriending Support Worker (Befriend a Child)

At Befriend a Child we believe every child deserves a happy childhood and the best chance in life to succeed and thrive. We support children and young people growing up in difficult life circumstances across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. We help them develop into confident young adults and achieve their full potential. We do this by matching them with trained volunteers who deliver 1:1 befriending and mentoring, which over time has a transformational effect.

Befriending Support Worker (full time) – we are looking to recruit a highly personable, enthusiastic and energetic individual for our Befriending and Mentoring support team. The successful candidate will be responsible for offering a high-level support service to volunteer befrienders and mentors and will actively promote the welfare of the children and young people who use our service and maximise the potential benefits from the relationships to the child and the volunteer.

If you are inspired by our cause, can demonstrate success achieved in a similar role and have a passion for what we do, we would love to hear from you.

Based in our office at 9 Bon Accord Square, this is a full-time posts.  Our working day is 9.00am – 4.30pm with occasional evening and weekend work in which we operate flexitime and TOIL.

For more information or a recruitment pack please contact HR@befriendachild.org.uk or 01224 210 060.

www.befriendachild.org.uk