One to One Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,925 pro-rata
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th July 2024

  • Advertised from 1st July 2024
  • 30 hours per week. Pro-rated Salary: £23,936. Fixed Term for 2 Years (extension subject further to funding)


The Junction is seeking a passionate and motivated individual to join our team. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills who has experience of working with young people and/or communities. We are interested in applications from people with experience in youth work, community work, counselling, nursing or a similar discipline/ experience.

This exciting new role will lead on the delivery of a new programme of activities, that seek to support young people’s mental health and wellbeing. Core to this role will be the delivery of one-to-one support with young people; making connections with families and signposting to relevant organisations; and working collaboratively with others.

Our aim is to support children and families using a whole family approach, focusing on assets and interests, and supporting them to achieve best possible outcomes. We also aim to ensure that young people and their families’ views are considered in the development and delivery of services.


  • Flexible Working & Family Friendly – We offer flexible working hours to accommodate families, childcare and caring responsibilities.
  • Enhanced Pension – All staff are auto-enrolled in our pension scheme with a 4% contribution from you and 10% contribution from The Junction.
  • Annual Leave - Annual leave entitlement is ample with 27 days and 11 public holidays per calendar (pro-rated for part-time positions).

Application notes

If you are interested in this role, please complete the Application Pack and Equalities Monitoring Form attached by 5pm on the 20th of July 2024. CVs can be accepted as an alternative. This should include your employment history, qualifications & training, and a short personal statement (that relates to the role).

If you have the right skills and experience for the role but cannot commit to a 30 hours per week post or require additional hours, we are still interested in your application. We also welcome secondment arrangements from organisations.

E-mail to discuss further.

The Junction strives to be an inclusive and welcoming organisation. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, sexual orientation, transgender identity, sex, disability, marriage and civil partnership, religion or belief, pregnancy or maternity; and specifically consider the needs of those that live in poverty, carers, and care experienced young people.

This post is funded by the Scottish Government's Whole Family Wellbeing Fund, delivered by City of Edinburgh Council and The Edinburgh Children's Partnership.