Dr Bell's Family Centre
Dr Bell's Family Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC037216

This innovative family centre was set up in 2006 as a partnership between local people, Edinburgh City Council Children and Families Department and NHS Lothian. For the last six years, using a community development approach, Dr. Bell’s has provided a range of services for families with young children who live in EH6 or EH7.

Current vacancies

Engagement Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th April 2021

Could you help to raise the profile of the charity in order to increase reach and engagement to support Dr Bell’s mission to remove barriers for disadvantaged families? An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated individual, with some experience in communications, marketing or media to join the Dr Bell’s team.

You will work alongside our small team to support the implementation of an effective communications and volunteer strategy that raises the profile of the charity in order to increase reach and engagement. You will have primary responsibility for the production of marketing materials, designing publications, creating content for Dr Bell’s social media platforms as well as managing the website in line with our charity’s strategy and values. You will manage and support prospective and current volunteers and student placements as well as promoting, publicising and raising awareness of volunteering opportunities. Working closely with our Fundraising Officer, you will also be supporting the development of a new community fundraising income stream for the charity.

Dr Bell’s Family Centre has been supporting families in Leith since 2006 to thrive and feel safe, supported and healthy. We offer a welcoming, safe place where families with young children can get support, advice and encouragement. If you have a passion for fundraising and supporting families, we look forward to hearing from you.

Location: The post is based at Dr Bell’s Family Centre in Leith, Edinburgh with some home working required.