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Parenting Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,533
  • Base 68 St John’s Road Edinburgh and will include significant lone-working in the community
  • Closing 21st February 2020

  • Advertised from 14th January 2020
  • 35 hours per week, including some evening and occasional weekend work. 3-years fixed term with the possibility of extension. Starting salary £27,533. Part-time hours and/or job share would be considered.


Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust have been supporting vulnerable children and young people since 1733. We currently support children and young people in residential care and in the community.

We are seeking to recruit a compassionate professional to support care experienced parents and their young children. The purpose of the post is to support parents to develop positive relationships with their children, whilst keeping them safe in a loving nurturing environment. A relevant professional qualification, or equivalent relevant experience is required. Experience of working with vulnerable children and young people is essential, ideally in a community setting. A sound knowledge of safeguarding and child development is essential, as is experience of working with partners. Experience of parenting work would be advantageous. Excellent report writing and communication skills are essential.

This post is externally funded. A significant training budget and a bespoke training programme will be provided to the successful candidate.

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.

For an informal chat about this role, please call Stephen Bermingham on 0131 2977318 or Carolyn Thompson on 0131 337 3295.

Application notes

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Closing date: 21 February 2020

Interviews will be held on: 4 and 5 March 2020