Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning third sector organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 12 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 70 members of staff providing a service in Family Learning centres and in the community. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where families are at the heart of what we do.
We are currently recruiting for the following posts:
Development Officer – A Good Start
Full-time, 35 hours per week, Fixed Term until 31st March 2023
Part-time, 17.5 hours per week, Fixed Term until 31st March 2023
Salary Scale 24-26, £24,699.04 - £26,238.95 + pension
Based at Midlothian Sure Start Head Office, Mayfield, Dalkeith
We are currently recruiting for 2 posts, a full-time and a part-time Development Officer to extend out existing A Good Start services and other perinatal activities from Midlothian and deliver to communities in Prestonpans and Tranent. This will involve recruiting and supporting the training and development of A Good Start volunteers, working collaboratively with Midwives to deliver antenatal programmes and supporting the Perinatal Manager to ensure the consistent and widespread delivery of A Good Start in Mid and East Lothian.
A HNC in Social Care/Dip Social Work/BA Community Education or equivalent is essential.
Midlothian Sure Start’s ‘A Good Start’ programme is a universal early attachment programme for parents and babies aged eight weeks and over. The programme is run over eight weeks with weekly sessions of one and a half to two hours and includes Baby Massage, Baby Brain Development, Play, Community Links and Weaning and received the Evelyn Gillan award for Impact in 2018.