MULTICULTURAL FAMILY BASE is a unique, community based social work centre based in Edinburgh. Approximately 50% of our workforce are from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background.
The organisation’s key objective is to support Black and Minority Ethnic individuals, children and parents deal with important transition points - this can be the birth of a child, the move into primary school or the move to Edinburgh for families who are new migrants. In addition, we combine our service delivery with student learning by providing high quality and diverse placement opportunities for social work students from academic institutions across Scotland.
We are now seeking qualified, skilled and motivated individuals to join our team.
The Bright Choices Project offers practical and emotional support and advice to women, children and men from Black and Minority Ethnic communities who are experiencing, or at risk of, Honour-Based Violence (HBV), Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and other harmful practices relating to cultural belief systems and pressures.
You will have experience of group and individual work with people affected by HBV who are likely to experience disadvantage or discrimination due to their race, ethnicity or cultural backgrounds.
You will be engaging service users in group work and will have knowledge of the key issues as well as relevant experience of working within a therapeutic, community development role in 1:1 setting.
You will be facilitating Creative Nurture Group in collaboration with an Art Therapist once a week, working with women affected by HBV.
The qualified candidate will have:
1) Diploma in Social Work or another relevant professional qualification;
2) Knowledge of the challenges and needs of children, individuals & families from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds;
3) An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities, anti-racist and anti-discriminatory practice and user participation. The posts require membership of the PVG Scheme.
We seek someone who has these skills but is also dedicated to the values of MCFB and is willing to work alongside the team to achieve our goals of anti-oppressive
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For more details please visit mcfb.org.uk
Closing date: 26/06/23, 5pm
Interviews to be held on the 05/07/23 time to be confirmed
How to Apply
Please email completed forms to: Hello@mcfb.org.uk or firstname.lastname@example.org