Broomhouse Centre
Broomhouse Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC003706

The Broomhouse Centre & Enterprises, a registered charity and company limited by guarantee has been in operation for over 26 years. Presently it has 10 core projects, employs 23 staff, supports over 150 volunteers and has a turnover cc £600,000.  The core projects provide services for young people from 5 years to older people of 95 years. 


Current vacancies

Project Worker – Broomhouse Youth Befriending

  • Part time
  • £19,582 – £21,758 pro-rata
  • The Broomhouse Centre, 79-89 Broomhouse Crescent, Edinburgh, EH11 3RH
  • Closing 25th February 2019

We wish to recruit an enthusiastic and committed project worker to join our youth team and to become a part of one of our core projects – The Broomhouse Youth Befriending Project.

The aims of this post will be:

• To work within the Youth Services team to provide a befriending service which supports children and young people who are affected by parental drug/alcohol use, aged between 5-16 years residing in South West Edinburgh Partnership areas,

• To work closely with Service Manager and a range of stakeholders, team members, family members and carers, partner agencies, social work professionals, teachers, and other agencies as appropriate

• To organise the day to day provision of befriending to children and young people, who are experiencing problems at home, school or in the community

• To work with the Service Manager and the wider youth befriending team to recruit, train and support volunteer befrienders to provide a 2 hour weekly session for each young person.

PVG: This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

Shortlist

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Volunteering

Day Care Helper

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Care / Support Worker

8th March 2017

Volunteers make a difference to the lives of older people with dementia by helping them get the best out of a day with the club. Volunteers help serve meals and help members take part in quizzes, games, discussions. artwork, reminiscence and other activities. Outings form an impo… Read more

Befriender

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Befriending / Mentoring

27th June 2016

The Befriending Consortium provides one-to-one befriending for children and young people aged 5-16 though supporting them to learn new skills and provide a social experience for children and young people who are experiencing difficulties in their lives due to parental drug and al… Read more