With Kids
With Kids

Charity registered in Scotland SC022467

With Kids is an early intervention charity working in Glasgow, Edinburgh and West Lothian. We provide individual, social and practical support to vulnerable children and their families.


Current vacancies

Community and Family Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,000 – £28,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th September 2019

With Kids is a small but dynamic charity supporting vulnerable children and families. We have a base in Glasgow and Edinburgh and also work in a number of other local authority areas. We provide an early intervention service for children, aged 3 to 12, who have experienced significant trauma in their lives. We also offer social and practical support to their families.

We have been working in the Wester Hailes area of Edinburgh for the last 8 years supporting families and offering a wide variety of community development support. We have been successful in securing funding through the Aspiring Communities Fund with support from the European Social Fund to allow us to develop a Children’s Zone project across the whole of Wester Hailes and surrounding area. As a result we have a vacancy for an energetic community and family support worker to work closely with families in the area.

The purpose of this role is to lead the development of community support networks for children and parents/carers including the recruitment and support of volunteers. The person appointed will have a wide range of experience in community development and an understanding of the needs of vulnerable families.

The successful applicant must be a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme.

For more information on With Kids please visit our website at: withkids.org.uk

For further information on this project please contact : e.vanloo@withkids.org.uk

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Play Therapist

  • Full time
  • £31,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd July 2019

With Kids is a small but dynamic charity supporting vulnerable children and families. We have a base in Glasgow and Edinburgh and also work in a number of other local authority areas. We provide an early intervention service for children, aged 3 to 12, who have experienced significant trauma in their lives. We also offer social and practical support to their families.

We have been working in the Wester Hailes area of Edinburgh for the last 8 years supporting families and offering a wide variety of community development support. We have been successful in securing funding, through the Aspiring Communities Fund with support from the European Social Fund, to allow us to develop a Children’s Zone project across the whole of Wester Hailes and surrounding area. As a result we have a vacancy for a play therapist to join our staff and help deliver this project.

While a Play Therapy qualification is preferred consideration will be given to applicants with training in other therapeutic disciplines. Considerable experience of working with young children (between the ages of 3 and 8) is essential for this post.

The hours of work are 35 hours per week. The successful applicant will be based in Edinburgh but from time to time she/he may work in other locations.

The person appointed must be a member of the Protection of Vulnerable groups (PVG) scheme.

For more information on With Kids please visit our website at: withkids.org.uk

For further information on this project please contact : e.vanloo@withkids.org.uk

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This vacancy has now closed

Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £32,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd July 2019

With Kids is a small but dynamic charity supporting vulnerable children and families. We have a base in Glasgow and Edinburgh and also work in a number of other local authority areas. We provide an early intervention service for children, aged 3 to 12, who have experienced significant trauma in their lives. We also offer social and practical support to their families.

We have been working in the Wester Hailes area of Edinburgh for the last 8 years supporting families and offering a wide variety of community development support. We have been successful in securing funding, through the Aspiring Communities Fund with support from the European Social Fund, to allow us to develop a Children’s Zone project across the whole of Wester Hailes and surrounding area. As a result we have a vacancy for an energetic project manager to be responsible for the project and drive it forward.

The person appointed will have a wide range of experience in community development.

Previous experience of managing a project is desirable.

The successful applicant must be a member of the Protection of Vulnerable groups (PVG) scheme.

For more information on With Kids please visit our website at: withkids.org.uk

For further information on this project please contact : e.vanloo@withkids.org.uk

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