Family Wellbeing Support Worker

East Lothian

Children 1st work to give every child in Scotland a safe and secure childhood.  We achieve this by providing direct services to vulnerable children and their families across Scotland.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new service, supporting families to prevent children being accommodated. This service will work alongside our Family Group Decision making team, empowering families to create their own solutions to their problems.

This service will support families to develop their strengths and draw on their wider family network to keep their children safe and at home.


You must have experience of working with children and families within the community. You also need an SVQ Level 3/ HNC or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 7.


Further Information


This is a fixed term post of 35 hours per week until 01 October 2021. Hours to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the families (evenings and occasional weekends as required). 

Job title: Family Wellbeing Suport Worker

Reference number: CFS19/63

Location: East Lothian - Macmerry

Closing date: 25/10/2019 12:00

Interview date: It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on Tuesday 5th November 2019

Salary: Starting at £21,602 with progression to £26,186

To apply, please download and complete the attached 3 forms below (A, B and C) and email completed forms to:

Alternately, if you are unable to email us, postal applications may be sent to Human Resources, Children 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 1AT.

Please also refer to the ‘Job Description and Person Specification’ and ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further information as per relevant documents attached below.

Your interest and application to work at Children 1st is appreciated.

For further information or enquiries, please email: