Befriending Development Worker vacancy Edinburgh

Job title: Befriending Development Worker
Salary: £21,575-£23,975 (it is Move On policy to start on point one of the salary grade)
Hours: Full time
Location: Edinburgh
Closing date: Wednesday 21st July


We have an exciting vacancy to join our team in Edinburgh as Befriending Development Worker.

We require an enthusiastic and motivated person to assist in our highly successful services for vulnerable young people. Move On is working in partnership with Link Living to deliver the Edinburgh Young Person’s Service.

You will coordinate the Move On Support Service, providing befriending to young people who are at risk of homelessness and are in transition from support to independent living. You will recruit, train and support volunteer befrienders.

About Move On 

Move On supports vulnerable people to achieve personal goals and make positive lasting change in their lives. Our vision is a Scotland where every person can confidently navigate through the ups and downs of life and achieve their potential.

From our bases in Glasgow and Edinburgh we provide a range of services including mentoring, employability, training, peer education, volunteering opportunities, support, advice and information.

How to apply

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