Kidzeco
Kidzeco
We are a social enterprise based in West Lothian with shops in Bathgate and Livingston. We were born in 2010 with the mission to provide families with high quality pre-loved children’s clothes, toys and equipment at an affordable price.

Current vacancies

Perinatal Peer Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,799 pro-rata
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 21st May 2022

Kidzeco is a successful and well-established social enterprise in West Lothian providing effective support to children and their families, in their community, when they need us most.

We are looking for a Perinatal Peer Support Worker to support the development and facilitation of our new and exciting Bumpz to Babiez perinatal café, to support the wellbeing of parents and children aged 0-2 years.

Purpose of the Job

Working in partnership with health professionals and other 3rd sector organisations, the role is responsible for working alongside new and expectant parents, setting up informal peer support networks and to provide advice and signposting in areas including, but not limited to, housing; benefits; food poverty, GPs and healthcare; parenting support and community group access.

The Perinatal Peer Support Worker will be able to provide a basic level of advice themselves but will predominantly act as the referring agent for clients to external advice and support agencies.

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Employability Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 21st May 2022

Kidz-Eco CIC is a well established social enterprise in West Lothian providing effective support to children and their families, in their community, when they need us most. We have a new and exciting opportunity to recruit an Employability Officer to develop and facilitate our Next Stepz employability programme.

Purpose of the Job

Our Next Stepz Programme will help build a community of confident, motivated and inspired young people with a drive to search for and attain and sustain a working life, positively engaging with their community.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven individual to directly support young people with barriers to employment to make progress towards employment, further education or training through volunteering.

The successful candidate will provide one-to-one support to the young person and work together to develop an individual learning plan and develop skills in their chosen area: retail, warehouse, early years, community or food and health. The Employability Officer will work closely with our Shop Managers and other key staff who will provide on-the-job training and practical work experience.

A good working knowledge of the local employability landscape will be required and the post holder will be responsible for developing positive relationships with those they are supporting, but also fellow employability partners, and other third sector organisations and businesses.

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Community Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 21st May 2022

Kidzeco is a successful and well-established social enterprise in West Lothian providing effective support to children and their families, in their community, when they need us most.

We are looking for a Community Development Officer to join our team to develop and deliver our nutritional programme and activities in line with our health improvement work; reducing health inequalities in families with young children and expectant mothers.

As much of the role will involve liaising with partners, referral organisations and members of the public it is essential that the successful candidate can communicate at all levels and has a working knowledge of West Lothian.

Although the position will be primarily based in our Kidz n Kin Community Space at The Centre, Livingston we require the post holder to have their own transport as there will be a requirement to work throughout West Lothian. The appointed applicant will also be required to become a member of the PVG scheme.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated and ambitious organisation so if you have the sunshine personality, relevant skills and are willing to learn then please apply.

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