This vacancy has now closed

Therapeutic Family Support Worker - Midlothian

  • Part time
  • £24,994 pro-rata
  • Home Link Family Support, Midlothian Sure Start and Play Therapy Base
  • Closing 2nd July 2021

  • Advertised from 21st June 2021
  • 21 hours. pro rata £14186. Fixed term post: 1 year (Community Mental Health Framework Funding)


Would you like to be part of our award-winning Partnership?

This post is a re-advertisement, previous candidates need not apply. We have one vacancy left to fill; the remaining post holder will be placed within the Play Therapy Base service.

If you are experienced in the role as a Family Support Worker who would like to provide holistic therapeutic support working within an established team of therapists and help primary school children and their families access therapeutic interventions, we would like to hear from you. You should have good working knowledge of implementing GIRFEC principles. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with young children who are experiencing social and emotional challenges or have had difficulty accessing learning and/or are experiencing financial hardship. You will initially be expected to work within a blended model of remote support and safe face-to-face contact, building up to visiting families in their own homes as government guidelines allow. Having access to a car for business use is essential. Job share would be considered.

Home Link Family Support, Midlothian Sure Start and Play Therapy Base

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Application notes

Please make enquiries or request an application pack from: Linda Cuthbert, Service Manager at Play Therapy Base

Tel No: 0131 454 9713 Email:

Closing date for submission of applications by 12 noon on Wednesday 2nd July 2021