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Family Advice Specialist

  • Full time
  • £24,350 – £28,700
  • Home based with potential to work from Edinburgh office once reopened
  • Closing 4th June 2021

  • Advertised from 17th May 2021
  • £24,350 – £28,700 depending on skills and experience 35 hours


The main purpose of this role is to support the parent/carers of children and young people living with learning difficulties, and young people up to age 25, by providing information, advice and 1:1 support. The role involves telephone and email communication, including Live Chat, and may include contacting professionals on behalf of families. During current restrictions the role is home-based, and flexible thereafter.

Organisation profile

Salvesen Mindroom Centre is a Scottish charity that supports, informs and empowers children and young people living with learning difficulties. Our vision is to become an internationally recognised centre of excellence in neurodiversity to help create a world in which no mind is left behind.

We deliver a diverse range of services to parents, carers, children and young people living with learning difficulties and the professionals who work with them. Our outputs include practical resources, learning opportunities and research projects. We also advocate on behalf 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: Friday 4 June, 09:00

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 15 June