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Project Worker – Broomhouse Youth Befriending

  • Part time
  • £19,582 – £21,758 pro-rata
  • The Broomhouse Centre, 79-89 Broomhouse Crescent, Edinburgh, EH11 3RH
  • Closing 25th February 2019

  • Advertised from 6th February 2019
  • 3 days per week: to be determined, including on call time to be agreed with the Service Manager and Chief Executive, and confirmed in job contract. In total you will be working 18 hours per week. Funded for 12 months
  • 5% of salary Employers contribution to your stakeholder’s pension with Aviva


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.

Application notes

If you are interested or would like to find out more details please contact:

Amanda Farquhar on 07927558249 or email or download application pack below

Closing date: End of business day Monday 25th February 2019.