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Children & Families Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £25,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

  • Advertised from 27th October 2021
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)


The Butterfly Trust is the lead agency providing social support for people affected by Cystic Fibrosis throughout Scotland. We provide a comprehensive and diverse range of outreach services for all ages of people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families across Scotland.

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our organisational. Someone with an appropriate skillset to add value to our team and who has an eagerness to learn and continuously improve themselves.

We will provide both in-house and external training to ensure all of our team have appropriate skills and knowledge to fulfil their role to the best of their ability.

The Children & Families Co-ordinator will be responsible for the delivery and development of services for young people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families. This will include supervision and guidance to our volunteer befrienders who provide one to one befriending support for young people with Cystic Fibrosis. The role also includes provision of practical support and advocacy relating to housing, employment, education and financial hardship.

The Children & Families Co-ordinator will be part of a team, which collectively provides support that ensures best outcomes for people living with Cystic Fibrosis.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated and able to motivate others. They will have good communication and organisational skills and they will be able to work with people at all levels.

Full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

For this regulated work the successful candidate will be required to gain/maintain PVG scheme membership which will be paid for by the Trust.

We also offer flexible working to suit both our team members and the organisation.

Application notes

Closing date for applications Monday 22 November 2021

To request an application pack e-mail

Application packs will be e-mailed out with clear guidelines on how to apply.

Please do not send CV’s in the first instance as these will not be taken into account without a full written application after receiving an application pack.