This vacancy has now closed

FOTA Development Officer (CAMHS Project)

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • FOTA, The Risk Factory, Edinburgh EH14 1RL (temporarily remote working due to Covid-19)
  • Closing 19th November 2020

  • Advertised from 10th November 2020
  • 28 hours/week (negotiable)


Main Responsibilities:

• To develop and deliver the “Duke of Edinburgh in CAMHS and the Community” Project.

• Work in partnership with NHS Lothian Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), other key partners and agencies, and young people and their families to organise and provide opportunities for young people experiencing severe mental health difficulties.

• Mentor and collaborate with the young people to enable them to participate in DofE as a means of bridging the transition from CAMHS specialist mental health services to reintegration into the community.

• Support young people to choose and engage in meaningful activities, to help them cope with or recover from the effects of poor mental health and lead fulfilling lives.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Please send application form and CV to Christine Chesterman

Closing date: 19th November 2020

Interviews week of 23rd November