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Barnardo's Scotland

Barnardo's Works

  • Stage 1


    Reaching out and supporting individuals into regular activity and positive routines

  • Stage 2

    Assess Needs

    Assess initial needs and agree key activities to address barriers to employment and training

  • Stage 3

    Vocational Activity

    A range of core skills employability and accredited training and job search activities.

  • Stage 4

    Employers & Job Matching

    Arranging work or volunteer placements with employers

  • Stage 5

    In Work Support & Aftercare

    Supporting individuals to maintain and progress within the workplace


Lesley Bollan,
Team Manager - Tayside


Sheelagh Scott,
Team Manager - Employer Engagement & Compliance


Barnardos Works,

King James VI Business Centre Friarton Road,
Perth, PH1 8DY

Opening Times

9am to 5pm,

Barnardo's Works provides unemployed young people with a unique blend of personal support and vocational training, matched with quality work experience placements and the opportunity to access independent employment. The Barnardo's Works project effectively addresses issues such as unemployment and poverty, and enables young people to become an active member of their local community.

The support package is tailored to meet the needs of the young person, and all individuals are allocated a key worker to support them throughout the duration of the programme.

The following programmes are delivered across P&K:

Initial enquiries welcome from referral partners, stakeholders and young people seeking support.