Stepping Stones Emotional Wellbeing Officer

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Kelso and Jedburgh (On site)
  • Closing 24th April 2024

  • Advertised from 4th April 2024
  • 20 hours per week. £15 per hour. Fixed term contract until 31st August 2025.


The Emotional Wellbeing Officer will work closely with the Youth Work Lead, senior Youth Workers, and Youth Work Staff to ensure that an emotional wellbeing offering is run effectively and efficiently and in accordance with service guidelines, policies and procedures. The role’s main purpose is prevention and early intervention to aid and improve the mental health of children and young people aged 8 – 25 years by providing emotional and practical support in one-to-one and group settings. Support and supervision of this role will lie with the Youth Work Lead. It is expected that the postholder will hold their own case load with referrals coming from Cheviot Youth, schools, our partners in social work, police and the NHS and the charity’s Insight Youth division. They will be expected to lead on any service development and policy work, assisted where appropriate by the Senior Youth Workers and the Youth Work Lead.

Responsible to: Cheviot Youth, Youth Work Lead

Pre-Employment Checks: PVG and Satisfactory References

Further Information about Stepping Stones:

This post is part of a partnership approach to youth work where young people can have support, advice and make a difference to themselves and in their communities. Stepping Stones is developed and run by the award-winning Scottish Borders Youth Work Partnership. The Youth Work Partnership is made up of seven lead locality based universal youth groups: Beyond Earlston, Cheviot Youth, TD1 Youth Hub, Escape Youth Services, Connect Berwickshire Youth Project, Tweeddale Youth Action and Rowlands Selkirk.

For further information about Stepping Stones and the Scottish Borders Youth Work Partnership please visit YouthBorders website: Stepping Stones - YouthBorders

Application notes

For further information about this role, and to request an application form please contact: Cheviot Youth Chairperson: Gayle Stephenson:

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 24th April