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Community and Family Support Worker - Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • £26,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th November 2021


  • Advertised from 18th November 2021
  • 14 hours per week over 2 days. This is 0.4 fte.

Role

With Kids is an early intervention mental health charity working in Glasgow, Edinburgh and West Lothian. We provide individual, social and practical support to vulnerable children and their families and deliver Play Therapy throughout the communities we serve.

We are seeking to appoint a Community and Family Support Worker, starting in January 2022.

The post-holder will lead the development of community and family support networks for children and parents/carers including the recruitment and support of volunteers.

Working in partnership with Braidburn School, a special educational needs school in Edinburgh, the post-holder will support a caseload of parents/carers who are identified as requiring specific 1:1 support, and help engage and develop a supportive network of families in this community.

Previous experience of community work and excellent communication skills are essential.

This position is from the first week in January 2022 and is term time and fixed term until week beginning 27th June 2022, relating to current funding. However, every effort will be made to secure extended or alternative funding at that time.

Application notes

How to apply: Send your CV and a covering letter to k.simpson@withkids.org.uk.

Deadline for applications is 29th November 2021.

Interviews: Week beginning 6th December 2021

withkids.org.uk


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