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.
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.
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