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Fife Gingerbread - Dad and Me Support Worker Project
Post: Dad and Me Support Worker Project
Hours: 18 hours per week
Salary: 25,278.60 pro rata (Initially funded until 31st March 2022)
Location: Levenmouth predominately
Fife Gingerbread's Dad and Me Project aims to encourage new dads to have an active role in their child’s early years and to learn/develop an understanding of their developing child’s needs from conception to three years. Fife Gingerbread is looking for a Dad and Me Early Years Support Worker as part of the project.
The outcomes of the project include:
Children will benefit from having positive experienced with their fathers
Fathers will have an increased understanding of their child’s needs and improved ability to parent
By attending groups dads and their children will have increased opportunities to socialise interact and build friendships through interactive play.
An excellent understanding of the need for dad’s to be part of their child’s life and the importance of strong health bonding and attachment.
The post holder will understand the importance of early attachment and have the attributes and skills that support families in a flexible, non-judgemental way. Fife Gingerbread is looking for someone who is creative and enjoys supporting dads to be active and part of their young child's life. This person must be a team player and also able to work with autonomy in local communities.
The post holder will have a qualification in a related discipline to a minimum SCQF Level 7, such as SVQ 3 Health and Social Care or the HNC Social Science, HNC Child Care and Education and together with demonstrable experience, also the ability and willingness to complete further training and qualification as identified.