This vacancy has now closed

Children’s Worker and Participation Officer

  • Part time
  • £37,396 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh with hybrid working
  • Closing 10th December 2023

  • Advertised from 20th November 2023
  • Flexible 21 hours a week with evenings and occasional weekend work included, (£21,664 pro rata)


Scottish Adoption and Fostering provides sector leading services to children and young people. We are looking for a passionate, committed, and experienced Children’s Worker and Participation Officer to join our Support Services.

The postholder will work alongside our children and young people to devise and implement planned programmes of work which support their understanding of their life experiences; enhance their identity and self-esteem and promote healthy emotional development.

The postholder will work with the Practice Manager for Adoption and Fostering Support to ensure the voice of lived experience shapes service design and delivery and to embed children’s rights at the heart of all we do.

This is an exciting time to be joining the Agency as we develop our mainstream fostering service building on our existing knowledge and expertise in the area of adoption

Application notes

If this sounds like the role for you, we would love to hear from you

For an informal discussion about the role please contact our Practice Manager Leasa Bleteau

Closing date 10/12/2023