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Community and Family Support Worker - Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £26,000 – £28,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th January 2021

  • Advertised from 18th December 2020
  • Salary placement will depend upon experience. 35 hours per week.


With Kids is an early intervention children’s mental health charity working in Glasgow, Edinburgh and West Lothian. We provide individual, emotional, 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 February 2021.

This post has been funded by The Henry Smith Charity and will be carried out in partnership with a number of local primary schools and 3rd sector partners.

The post-holder will work predominantly with families from the Wester Hailes area, leading the development of community and family support networks for parents/carers and children, including the recruitment and support of volunteers. The post-holder will support a caseload of parents/carers who are identified as requiring specific 1:1 support, as well as run a range and variety of parent and family groups 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 fixed term until end January 2024, relating to current funding, but every effort will be made to secure extended or alternative funding at that time.

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer, or their nominee

Application notes

Send your CV and a covering letter to

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on the 15 January 2021.

Interviews: Monday 25th and Wednesday 27th January 2021