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Community and Family Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,000 – £28,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • Closing 6th November 2020


  • Advertised from 19th October 2020
  • The full time equivalent salary will be in the range of £26,000- £28,000, and salary placement will depend upon experience.

Role

21 hours per week over 3 days. This is 0.6 fte. Edinburgh

14 hours per week over 2 days. This is 0.4 fte. Glasgow

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 two Community and Family Support Workers, one in Glasgow and one in Edinburgh,. The post-holders 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 nurseries and primary schools in the east end of Glasgow or Braidburn School, a special educational needs school in Edinburgh, the post-holders 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.

These posts are fixed term (Edinburgh until end June 2021, Glasgow until April 2023) relating to current funding, but 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.

For further information please call: Gwen Galbraith (Glasgow) on 07761 690 999 or John Marr (Edinburgh) on 07896 557 223

Deadline for applications is 6 November 2020.


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