Project Worker Aberdeen – Children 1st – Aberdeen

Children 1st

This is a fantastic opportunity to come and join the Children 1st team in Aberdeen!

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our Family Wellbeing Services in Aberdeen. Children 1st alongside partners are offering early help to whole families, as part of Fit Like? Aberdeen. We have entered year 3 of a hugely successful period of service provision in the city and with further extension to funding being confirmed to March 2024 we are looking to add to our team.

We are therefore looking to add to our team of compassionate, dynamic, experienced and motivated individuals who can drive the successful development and growth of this partnership across Aberdeen through the formation of quality relationships providing flexible support responding to the everchanging wellbeing needs of families.

Children 1st along with partners share a determination to act upon the recommendations from The Independent Care Review and deliver The Promise to children and young people. We are also determined that the full incorporation of the UNCRC means that children will have their rights respected in all areas of their lives and will have a real say in the way they are supported. If you share this determination, we would love to hear from you.

What kind of people are we looking for?

has experience of keeping children safe in their own families
is fiercely passionate about children’s rights
thinks it’s a privilege to work with and on behalf of children and families and,
is kind and will bring their whole selves to the job: heart and mind

What kind of Family Wellbeing team member will you be?

Knowing our ambition for children, you will be someone who is:

resilient, skilled and knowledgeable who wants to transform children’s lives
determined to support children to stay safely with their own family
big hearted and courageous
able to build strong relationships and to manage the tricky conversations
is compassionate and understanding of trauma
a cool head and clear minded at times of pressure
inspiring colleagues and teams to be even better
an amazing ambassador for children and Children 1st

Above all else, the most important thing to us is that you are someone who will do the right thing for children and their families at every turn.


You will be based in our wellbeing service in Aberdeen, we have access to three hub buildings throughout the city and will travel to connect with other parts of the organisation when required.

Salary, Conditions, Pension

We will offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement (40 days inclusive of 9 public holidays), flexible working opportunities and a contributory pension scheme and significant training and development opportunities.

Further Information

This a fixed term, full time post of 35 hours per week, funded initially until 31 March 2024.

Open Evening – Monday 06 February 2023 at 6pm

We appreciate that making the change to a new employer and a new team, can be daunting, in recognition of this we are hosting an open evening to allow for you to meet members of our wonderful team in Aberdeen, to ask questions and to determine whether Children 1st is the right fit for you. To register your attendance for this event and select whether you would prefer to attend in person or in MS Teams click here

Job title: Project Worker Aberdeen

Reference number: CFS23/03

Location: Aberdeen

Closing date: 09/02/:00

Interview date: It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on Friday 17 February 2023

Salary: £27,477 – £32,076

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