Mentor Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,112 – £29,106 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th July 2022


  • Advertised from 22nd June 2022
  • 18 hours (with possibility of full-time by linking to 18-hour Family Outreach Worker Post). The post is currently funded to 31 July 2023 (with possible extension).

Role

Funded by KPE4, the Mentor Co-ordinator at Circle’s Haven Project supports children in the Primary ages in the North Edinburgh area.

As part of Circle’s Haven Project, the Mentor Co-ordinator will provide support to mentors and mentees.

For mentees the project provides a consistent 1:1 mentor, one afternoon per week for the entire school year. They will be given support with homework using a positive approach to learning, by responding to individuals’ different needs and abilities.

The project provides a range of fun activities including arts and crafts, cooking and board games; and indoor as well as outdoor physical activities such as football.

For mentors we provide a first-class opportunity for volunteering, which increases their confidence and skills in working with young children while developing their knowledge of children’s development.

Our vision is for all children to be safe, happy, healthy and nurtured within a stable family environment which supports them to achieve their potential.

Circle are a children and families charity working at the heart of communities across central Scotland. Our purpose is to improve the lives of children by strengthening families.

Circle’s approach builds on strengths, is solution focussed and uses a whole family approach to create a family environment that promotes healthy development in children.

We offer excellent staff benefits including a competitive salary, generous pension contribution, flexible working, an employee assistance programme, and generous annual leave. We are committed to finding the right people for the jobs that we advertise.

Applicants should have experience working with children and families, and possess a professional qualification in health, education, social work, or social care.

Application notes

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 12 July 2022 5pm

INTERVIEW DATES: Wednesday 20 July 2022

An application pack is available from our website:

circle.scot/about-us/job-vacancies

Circle is an Equal Opportunities employer

Scottish Charity No. SC037181 Company No. SC296943

If you have any questions about any aspect of the role, please contact recruitment@circle.scot