Project Family Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,059 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 29th March 2021

  • Advertised from 23rd February 2021
  • 30 hours per week (£22,394 pro rata) Funded for one year by The National Lottery through the Community Fund


First Step is a community based, locally managed project in Musselburgh. Our aim is to provide opportunities for families with young children to make positive choices and to encourage parents and children to develop their skills, confidence and self-esteem. We provide a range of services for families with children under 8, including early learning & childcare, a family support service and a varied programme of groups and classes.

We are seeking an approachable, self-motivated, engaging professional with the skills required to support families and individuals with a wide range of needs.

The successful candidate will offer family support to vulnerable and isolated families with children. The post holder will work within the local community using a strengths-based approach. A qualification at degree level in Early Years, Community Education, Social Work or equivalent is essential.

The post is subject to membership of the PVG scheme and satisfactory references.

In return we offer:

• A Competitive Salary

• A Company pension scheme

• Generous holiday allowance

• Continuous Professional Development

Application notes

If you would like to join our team at First Step an application pack can be obtained by contacting 0131 665 0848 or emailing

Closing date for applications is Monday 29th March at 9.00 am.

Interviews will be held via zoom on Wednesday 31st March.

Scottish Charity No. SCO28891 Company Limited by Guarantee No SC194542