First Step Community Project
First Step Community Project

Charity registered in Scotland SC028891

First Step aims to provide opportunities for local families with young children to make positive choices in their lives by providing supportive centre-based and outreach activities which encourage parents and children to develop their self-esteem, confidence and skills.

Current vacancies

Project Family Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,059 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 30th November 2020

First Step is a community based, locally managed project in Musselburgh. Our aim is to provide opportunities for families with young children to make positive choices and to encourage parents and children to develop their skills, confidence and self-esteem. We provide a range of services for families with children under 8, including early learning & childcare, a family support service and a varied programme of groups and classes.

We are seeking an approachable, self-motivated, engaging professional with the skills required to support families and individuals with a wide range of needs.

The successful candidate will offer family support to vulnerable and isolated families with children. The post holder will work within the local community using a strengths-based approach. A qualification at degree level in Early Years, Community Education, Social Work or equivalent is essential.

The post is subject to membership of the PVG scheme and satisfactory references.

In return we offer:

• A Competitive Salary

• A Company pension scheme

• Generous holiday allowance

• Continuous Professional Development

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Family Learning & Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,059 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 24th November 2020

First Step is a community based, locally managed project in Musselburgh. Our aim is to provide opportunities for families with young children to make positive choices and to encourage parents and children to develop their skills, confidence and self-esteem.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Family Learning and Development Worker to join our developing, innovative team.

The post supports the Family Opportunities Programme providing opportunities for personal development, learning and positive well being for parents and carers through groups and classes. The post holder must have considerable experience of community development and group work and have worked in a community setting with families. A qualification at degree level in community education or equivalent is required.

This post is subject to membership of the PVG scheme and satisfactory references.

In return we offer:

  • A Competitive Salary
  • A Company pension scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Continuous professional development

Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund & The Henry Smith Charity

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