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

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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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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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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