Space and the Broomhouse Hub
Space and the Broomhouse Hub

Charity registered in Scotland SC003706

Our mission at Space and Broomhouse Hub is to nurture, support and inspire people, so that lives are fuller, potential is fulfilled and our communities flourish. We are a community organisation supporting local people and families in South West Edinburgh, with some services stretching city wide.

Current vacancies

Youth Participation Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,040 pro-rata
  • On site: The Broomhouse Hub EH11 3RH
  • Closing 24th June 2024

Project: Wellbeing onto Work (WOW), Space Training Academy

Space is a community anchor organisation supporting people and their families in South West Edinburgh, with some of our services stretching city wide.

WE BELIEVE THAT CONNECTIONS BUILD COMMUITIES

Space delivers 22 projects, with around 70 staff and over 200 volunteers. We deliver diverse services supporting young people, families, older people and carers amongst others.

For more information about Space and all our projects can be found on our website – spacescot.org

About the role:

The Youth Participation Worker will work as part of a small team designing, planning and delivering the Space Training Academy’s exciting new project – Wellbeing onto Work (WOW).

The WOW project will work with young people aged 16-24yrs, supporting the transition between school and employment. The Youth Participation Worker will offer group sessions and 1:1 support to help young people build on their skills and improve their confidence.

Key tasks in the role will include:

• Create promotional material and network locally, recruiting suitable young people on to the programme

• Plan and deliver WOW group sessions

• Meet with young people on a 1:1 basis to deliver appropriate individual support

• Track and evaluate the progress of the project to demonstrate impact and inform funder reporting

• Maintain accurate, detailed, records for each young person including attendance and progress

• Stay abreast of local opportunities for young people, such as community groups, jobs, work placements, further education and voluntary opportunities

• Source and commission external trainers/suppliers to deliver sessions where specialised knowledge and/or skills are required

• Supporting volunteers in the project

If you would like to have a chat about the role before applying please contact joyce.juma-phiri@spacescot.org

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Community Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £32,572
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th July 2024

PVG: This post requires membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme. Application will be processed for the successful candidate.

Space @ The Broomhouse Hub is a community anchor organisation supporting people and their families in South West Edinburgh, with some of our services stretching city wide.

WE BELIEVE THAT CONNECTIONS BUILD COMMUNITIES

Space delivers 22 projects, with around 70 staff and over 200 volunteers. We deliver diverse services supporting young people, families, older people and carers amongst others.

For more information about Space and all our projects can be found on our website – spacescot.org

The Role:

The main role of the Community Link Worker is to provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice and its patients. This Community Link Worker position is based in the Tollcross Health Centre which encompasses the GP practices of Polwarth, Leven and Gilmore.

The Community Link Worker will support patients referred by the Primary Care teams to:

  • Identify issues affecting their ability to live well
  • Identify personal outcomes and priorities
  • Provide a person centred approach to support patients to overcome barriers to achieving personal goals
  • Link people to local and national services and agencies.

The Community Link Worker will support the GP practice teams to have increased knowledge and understanding of local and national resources available to their patients. They will also build relationships and processes between the GP practice and community resources, statutory organisations, other health services and voluntary organisations.

The post-holder must have experience of working with people who are facing complex social and emotional circumstances. They will also have excellent and effective interpersonal skills, being able to demonstrate an ability to work with people on a 1:1 basis as well as experience in networking and relationship building with other professionals and organisations.

The full job description and person specification can be found below.

About the Community Link Worker Programme:

The Community Links Worker programme, funded by EVOC and Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership, is delivered in partnership with GP Practices and the 3rd sector to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.

This Community Link Worker post holder will be employed by Space @ The Broomhouse Hub and will be supervised and supported by Space Head of Community & Connections, and the Community Link Worker Network Area Lead for South Edinburgh, who will work together to ensure that the post holder is on track to meet outcomes prescribed by the Scottish Government and Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board.

This post will be based predominantly at Tollcross Health Centre with some possible home working and occasional visits to the Broomhouse Hub.

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