Part Time Children’s Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,906 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th October 2020

  • Advertised from 16th October 2020
  • 19 hours per week. Temporary post to 31 March 2022.


Are you looking for a rewarding career that gives you flexibility and a real sense of a job well done? If so, working within a supportive team providing support across the city for families affected by drug and alcohol use could be for you. At Sunflower Gardens we recognise that every child and young person is different and our multi-disciplinary team offers a range of services through a family outreach service, individual counselling and art therapy and group work for children affected by parental alcohol use.

You will need to be qualified to Degree level in Social Work, Health, Education, Art/Play Therapy or equivalent or to diploma level in Counselling. You will also need a full driving licence and access to a vehicle in order to provide one to one support in the outreach service. In return, you can look forward to ongoing training and development - not only so you can do a great job, but to help you build your career with us too.

This work can be challenging as well as fulfilling. As an organisation your wellbeing is important to us and we offer a benefits package which includes a generous pension.

This is a temporary post up to 31 March 2022.

The hours of work for this post are 19.00 per week and will include Wednesday morning. The days of the week for the remaining hours to be worked are flexible and will be discussed further at interview.

Salary is pro rata of 38.5 hours per week.

Main Function

To work as part of a team offering a free comprehensive and confidential service to children affected by drug and alcohol use in their families.

To work with colleagues to constantly increase the effectiveness and quality of the service delivered.

Application notes

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Closing date: 25th October 2020.