Youth Befriending Project Project Worker Vacancy

The Broomhouse Centre has announced that they are currently looking to fill a Project Worker vacancy for a Youth Befriending Project.

The post is 28 hours per week fixed term from June 2017 – June 2020, with a salary of  £18,544 – £20,604 (pro rata).

Aims of the role:

  • To work with the Project Manager to provide a befriending service and support for young people who are affected by parental substance use, aged between 5-16 years residing in South West Edinburgh Partnership areas,
  • To work closely with Project Manager and a range of stakeholders, team members, family members and carers, partner agencies, social work professionals, teachers, and other agencies as appropriate
  • To organise the day to day provision of befriending to children and young people
  • To work with the Project Manager recruit, train and support volunteer befrienders to provide a 2 hour weekly session for each young person.

The deadline for applications is 12.00pm Friday 19 May 2017. An application pack containing the job description and person specification is available online. If you would like to apply for this role please complete the online application form. CVs will not be accepted and only completed applications will be considered. If you have any questions please contact Amanda Farquhar, Project Manager, on 0131-455-7731 or email

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