Development Officer – A Good Start

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,699 – £26,238
  • Mayfield, Dalkeith
  • Closing 30th October 2020


  • Advertised from 14th October 2020
  • 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.

Role

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.

Application notes

Full Application packs can be downloaded from the website at midlothiansurestart.org.uk,

by emailing recruitment@midlothiansurestart.org.uk or by calling 0131 654 0489.

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th October 2020.

Interviews will be held week commencing 9th and 16th November 2020.