Families Outside is the only national charity in Scotland that works solely to support families affected by imprisonment. Imprisonment can often have a huge impact on the things that matter most to families: money and secure housing, safe and connected relationships at home and in the community, and the emotional health and wellbeing of families. Families Outside is dedicated to providing a range of practical, social, and emotional support to people with someone in prison that are relationship-based, prison-aware, and family-focused.
As part of an exciting new partnership project with our colleagues at Barnardo’s Scotland, the Families Outside Family Support Worker will work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people and their families in Edinburgh. We will address the social and family adversities that children and young people who have a family member in prison face to ensure they are safe, healthy, included, and achieving at home, school, and in the community.
Our Family Support Worker will:
We are looking for a Family Support Worker who is:
If you are an experienced professional with social work, youth/community work, family support, or other appropriate experience and are passionate about making a difference for children, young people, and families impacted by imprisonment, then we want to hear from you.
• 25 flexible leave days plus 10 public holidays
• Hybrid working (negotiable)
• 4% matched contribution workplace pension scheme
• Laptop and mobile phone for all staff
To apply please visit our website
Closing date: 12.00pm, Monday 22nd August 2022.
Interviews: Tuesday, 30th August 2022.
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