Dean and Cauvin Trust
Dean and Cauvin Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC013890

Dean and Cauvin Trust is one of Scotland’s oldest charities, and have worked to improve the lives and outcomes for young people and young parents from a care background since 1733.


Current vacancies

Pathways Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,280 – £27,945 pro-rata
  • 68 St John’s Road Edinburgh and will include lone working in the community
  • Closing 27th September 2020

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust have been supporting care experienced children and young people since 1733. We are looking for an organised, solution-focused and compassionate member of staff. You must be committed and passionate about improving the lives of young people. You must also be inquisitive and resourceful and take pride in delivering an exemplary level of aftercare support. A relevant degree level professional qualification, or extensive relevant experience is essential. Significant experience of working with young people is essential, ideally supporting young people leaving care. An excellent understanding of child and adult protection legislation and procedures is also essential. The successful candidate must have excellent report writing, organisational and communication skills.

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to become a PVG Scheme member or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

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Residential Worker – 2 posts

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,743
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th October 2020

We are currently looking to recruit two residential workers based at Cauvin House, one full time and one part time. Cauvin House is a small residential Mother and Baby unit run by the Trust. It provides residential accommodation for a maximum of three young women aged 16 to 21 years and their babies. Cauvin House offers a nurturing place to help support young parents and their babies and provides an environment which safeguards and promotes child welfare. Mums and their babies have the opportunity to develop parenting and independent living skills, with assistance and advice from residential staff. Cauvin House works collaboratively with Social Work and all other key professionals including health.

The successful candidate will be a creative thinker with a positive and flexible attitude and will actively promote equality, diversity, anti-discriminatory and non-judgemental practice. Good written and verbal communication is required.

The residential role (both part time & full time) involves a shift pattern over a six week rota, that requires weekend working, lone working and sleep ins.

Organisation profile:

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust are a family of interconnected services. We provide residential group living, supported tenancies, community outreach and group work offering a continuum of care and support in the life space of young people.

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Residential Worker - maternity cover

  • Full time
  • £23,393
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th February 2020

We are currently looking to recruit a Full Time Residential Worker based at our 5- bed residential project that provides accommodation to young people. The successful candidate will be a creative thinker with a positive and flexible attitude and will actively promote equality, diversity, anti-discriminatory and non-judgemental practice. They will always have a clear understanding of the nature and limits of the work role and a clear awareness of the power imbalance when working with Looked After and Accommodated Young People and work to protect them from harm and abuse.

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This vacancy has now closed

Parenting Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,533
  • Base 68 St John’s Road Edinburgh and will include significant lone-working in the community
  • Closing 21st February 2020

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust have been supporting vulnerable children and young people since 1733. We currently support children and young people in residential care and in the community.

We are seeking to recruit a compassionate professional to support care experienced parents and their young children. The purpose of the post is to support parents to develop positive relationships with their children, whilst keeping them safe in a loving nurturing environment. A relevant professional qualification, or equivalent relevant experience is required. Experience of working with vulnerable children and young people is essential, ideally in a community setting. A sound knowledge of safeguarding and child development is essential, as is experience of working with partners. Experience of parenting work would be advantageous. Excellent report writing and communication skills are essential.

This post is externally funded. A significant training budget and a bespoke training programme will be provided to the successful candidate.

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to become a PVG Scheme member or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

For an informal chat about this role, please call Stephen Bermingham on 0131 2977318 or Carolyn Thompson on 0131 337 3295.

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This vacancy has now closed

Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

  • Full time or Part time
  • £35,128
  • 68 St John’s Road Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th February 2020

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust have been supporting vulnerable children and young people since 1733. We currently support children and young people in residential care and in the community. In 2016, we expanded our services by developing a fostering service.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Social Worker to play a lead role in developing and expanding our fostering service. The successful candidate will provide support to the foster carers and will take the lead in the recruitment and assessment of new carers. The candidate should have a good understanding of fostering regulations and practice and must be committed to improving the lives of children and young people.

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to become a PVG Scheme member or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

For an informal chat about this role, please call Carolyn Thomson on 0131 337 3295 or Stephen Bermingham on 0131 297 7318.

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