The Junction - Young People, Health and Wellbeing
The Junction - Young People, Health and Wellbeing

Charity registered in Scotland SC036721

The Junction is an award-winning, safe, confidential service offering health and wellbeing education, support and information to young people aged 12-21 primarily in North East Edinburgh.

Current vacancies

One to One Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,925 pro-rata
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th July 2024

The Junction is seeking a passionate and motivated individual to join our team. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills who has experience of working with young people and/or communities. We are interested in applications from people with experience in youth work, community work, counselling, nursing or a similar discipline/ experience.

This exciting new role will lead on the delivery of a new programme of activities, that seek to support young people’s mental health and wellbeing. Core to this role will be the delivery of one-to-one support with young people; making connections with families and signposting to relevant organisations; and working collaboratively with others.

Our aim is to support children and families using a whole family approach, focusing on assets and interests, and supporting them to achieve best possible outcomes. We also aim to ensure that young people and their families’ views are considered in the development and delivery of services.


  • Flexible Working & Family Friendly – We offer flexible working hours to accommodate families, childcare and caring responsibilities.
  • Enhanced Pension – All staff are auto-enrolled in our pension scheme with a 4% contribution from you and 10% contribution from The Junction.
  • Annual Leave - Annual leave entitlement is ample with 27 days and 11 public holidays per calendar (pro-rated for part-time positions).