MYPAS promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across Midlothian and East Lothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health, substance use and LGBT+ support. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith, Midlothian.
The post holders will be responsible, as part of a team, for the development, delivery and evaluation of an 18 month pilot project focusing on children and young people’s health and wellbeing. The post holders will deliver a health and wellbeing education programme with children and young people, followed by targeted group and or one to one support.
There is no specific qualification required; however, the post holders will be expected to be educated to degree level. This should be in a relevant field such as Health, Community Education, Social Work or Education, but significant equivalent experience will also be considered.
The post holders will work within a multi-disciplinary service and be expected to work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings.
Part-time applications are preferred but full-time work may be considered for these positions depending on service deployment considerations.
These posts may require evening and occasional weekend work.
• The post is funded for a fixed term of 18 months
• The posts may involve evening and occasional weekend working.
• You must be able to travel across Midlothian.
Place of work: The administrative base is in Dalkeith. Travel throughout Midlothian including operating from other venues, will be required.
WAEML provides information, support and accommodation to women (including trans-women), children and young people who have been subjected to domestic abuse. If you can commit to upholding the rights of women, children and young people, this may be the job for you.
We have a full time (35 hours per week) vacancy for an experienced support worker within our team to deliver individual and group work support to children and young people. We are looking for enthusiastic feminists who share our core values. You will be expected to demonstrate a gender-based and trauma-informed approach to service delivery and will be expected to take a multi-agency approach to your work.
Candidates ideally have a minimum of 2 years work experience working with children or young people. Membership of the PVG scheme is an essential requirement and you should hold a qualification in children’s development, learning or similar.
This post is available on a fixed term until 30.06.2023 (With Possible extension on securing funding).
Travel across East Lothian and Midlothian is required therefore a full current driving licence and constant access to a car is essential.
In return you can expect:
· A comprehensive induction process
· A commitment to your professional training and development
· Access to employee benefits, optical cover, dental cover, counselling services and more*
· Access to cycle to work scheme
· Family friendly work environment
· Excellent working conditions and ongoing support
· 5% contribution to workplace pension scheme
WAEML positively welcomes applicants from within all sections of the community although are except under Schedule 9(Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 and therefore only women need apply. We would particularly welcome bilingual applicants.