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Children and young people outreach specialist

  • Part time
  • £25,290 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Providing support to children and young people across East Lothian. This post will involve travel across East Lothian, and a blend of working from home and our Edinburgh office.
  • Closing 27th February 2023

  • Advertised from 13th February 2023
  • 28 hours. Fixed term contract: this post is funded for 12 months.


To provide a short-term community support service to neurodivergent Children & Young People up to age 18 living in East Lothian or for whom East Lothian is the relevant Local Authority. The postholder will support Children & Young People who have been assessed for a neurodevelopmental condition to explore what this means for them.

This will be a hybrid role, primarily providing support to children and young people in East Lothian using a mix of in-person and online communication. This will require travel across East Lothian. Some travel to Salvesen Mindroom Centre’s office in Edinburgh will be required, as well as working from home at times.

Organisation profile

For over twenty years we have been making a huge difference to the lives of neurodivergent children, young people, and their families. Our goal is to become a world-leading centre bringing practical help, research, and education together to address the impact of neurodiversity.

Research has always been central to our vision for a world leading centre of excellence. Neurodiversity knows no boundaries and our work is complemented by the Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre (SMRC) based at the University of Edinburgh.

In this role you join Salvesen Mindroom Centre at an exciting time, as we continue our work to improve the daily lives of children, young people and families.

Application notes

Please download the job application pack below or for more information contact us at

Closing Date for Applications: 9am on Monday, 27th February 2023

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday the 7th of March 2023