Health Improvement Parenting Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,945 pro-rata
  • 68 St John’s Road Edinburgh and will include lone working in the community (currently home based)
  • Closing 7th February 2021

  • Advertised from 11th January 2021
  • £27,945 pro-rata (based on a 35-hour working week) 21 hours per week, including occasional evenings and weekend work. 1 year fixed-term post


Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust have been supporting care experienced children and young people since 1733. The Trust has expertise in supporting young parents. This post is funded by the Scottish Government Maternal and Infant Health Department. The focus of the work is to extend our intensive parenting work to young parents who present several risk factors that prevents them from providing the best possible start for their young children. The successful candidate will need to quickly develop a programme of health improvement work for young parents and their children. We are looking for an organised and engaging member of staff who is skilled in forming partnerships, networking and supporting young parents. A relevant professional qualification and relevant experience is essential.

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to become a PVG Scheme member or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

Application notes

For an informal discussion please call Stephen Bermingham 07711424278 or Carolyn Thomson 07720784881 .

To apply, please visit our website and download an application form:

Closing date: 7 February 2021

Interviews dates: 15 & 16 February 2021, via Microsoft Teams