Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity
Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity

Charity registered in Scotland SC020862

We support and complement the work of Edinburgh's Royal Hospital for Sick Children (The Sick Kids) as well as other children’s healthcare settings across Scotland. 


Current vacancies

Hospital Youth Work Team – Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £18,398 – £22,727
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th May 2021

We are looking to recruit an exciting new post for our Children and Family support service.

As Assistant Project Worker, you will support the Children’s Wellbeing Officer to identify and support the non-clinical needs of a wide range of children and young people in the hospital, and provide a range of focussed activities, in an age appropriate, engaging facility. You will work with teams in the hospital to develop complementary programmes which support children and young people to engage with treatment and feel less anxious or stressed. You should be experienced in supporting young people to feel empowered and able to support families and carers, of children and young people in the hospital, through a meaningful programme of engagement and activities. You will have a good knowledge of other agencies and organisations to signpost children, young people and their families to places of support and advice.

The activities of the Hospital Youth Work team will also link with the ECHC Arts Programme and hospital’s needs.

You will be educated to HNC level in youth work or community education and will have experience of working with children, young people and families; of delivering project outputs and achieving outcomes; and of engaging young people through positive relationships.

All members of the Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity team adhere to our values of being supportive, dedicated, encouraging, friendly, imaginative and fun.

Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity operates from premises at 1st Floor, 1 Wester Shawfair, Danderhall, Dalkeith EH22 1FD, however this post will be based at The Royal Hospital for Children and Young People, Little France, Edinburgh.

All staff have access to an employer pension scheme and are entitled to 30 days’ holiday including public holidays, the option of flexible working hours, a system of TOIL and mileage allowance. The starting salary for this post is £18,398.

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THE HUB – Children’s Wellbeing Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,891 – £30,302
  • Royal Hospital for Children and Young People
  • Closing 19th March 2021

In anticipation of the move from the current hospital site at Sciennes to a new purpose built facility at Little France, we are looking to recruit an exciting new post for our Children’s Wellbeing Services.

As Children’s Wellbeing Officer, you will identify and support the non-clinical needs of a wide range of children and young people in the hospital, and provide a range of focussed activities, in an age appropriate, engaging facility. You will work with teams in the hospital to develop complementary programmes which support children and young people to engage with treatment and feel less anxious or stressed. You will be experienced in supporting young people to feel empowered and able to support children and young people in the hospital, through a meaningful programme of engagement and activities. You will have an excellent knowledge of other agencies and organisations to signpost children, young people and their families to places of support and advice. The activities of The Hub will also link with the ECHC Arts Programme and hospital’s needs.

You will be educated to HND level in a relevant area and will have experience of working with children, young people and families; of delivering project outputs and achieving outcomes; and of engaging young people through positive relationships.

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