Midlothian Sure Start
Midlothian Sure Start

Charity registered in Scotland SC031038

We aim to give very young children (from pre-birth to 11 years) the best possible start. We provide a range of services through six centres and on an outreach basis. We work as a team at grass roots level, delivering a client-led service within the large semi-rural community that we serve.

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Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,168 – £24,613 pro-rata
  • Based within Midlothian Sure Start.
  • Closing 30th January 2019

Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.

With a passion for working with young children and a strong understanding of pre-birth to three framework and Building the Ambition, the successful candidate will develop, deliver, monitor & evaluate a program of activities and support for Parents and Carers to work towards Positive Destinations, such as Education, Volunteering, Apprenticeships and Employment. Our Positive Future project is funded by the Hunter Foundation and Scottish Government, to provide services to families in order to address drivers of poverty, and support them into positive destinations.

An HNC in Social Care or Community Education, or equivalent is essential.

Previous experience of working with adults is essential.

Previous experience of supporting Parents/Carers is desirable.

Knowledge of and experience in, community learning and development is also desirable.

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Community Fundraiser

  • Part time
  • £26,060 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th January 2019

Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.

Main Purpose of Job: To increase revenue for Midlothian Sure Start as well as promoting the Organisation, through a variety of fundraising activities.

Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or can demonstrate equivalent skills through ongoing professional/personal development.

Previous experience of fundraising and marketing administration is essential.

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Trust Fundraiser

  • Flexible
  • £26,060
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th January 2019

Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.

Main Purpose of Job:To increase revenue for Midlothian Sure Start as well as promoting the Organisation, through a variety of fundraising, marketing and communication activities.

Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or can demonstrate equivalent skills through ongoing professional/personal development.

Previous experience of fundraising and marketing administration is essential.

For further information and to download a job pack please visit our website www.midlothiansurestart.org.uk

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Business Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,907 – £31,454
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 4th March 2019

Are you an enthusiastic, motivated Business Support Manager with a passion for working in an environment where you will be making a difference?

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to share our values and contribute to the efficient management of the organisation to ensure we meet our vision of offering children in Midlothian the best start.

The successful candidate will be organised with good communication and interpersonal skills. In managing the business function of Midlothian Sure Start, we are seeking an individual who will relish in a demanding multi-tasked role, including overseeing and supporting the organisation’s Finance, HR, Accommodation, Administrative and Health & Safety Functions.

You will have a strong ethos of team working and the ability to manage staff and organise workload.

The job requires an individual who holds a qualification in business / financial management. The job holder will be experienced in accounting procedures, budget monitoring, and have effective IT and supervisory skills. Experience using Xero accountancy software package is highly desirable.

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This vacancy has now closed

Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,168 – £24,613 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 14th March 2019

Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.

With a passion for working with young children and a strong understanding of pre-birth to three framework and Building the Ambition, the successful candidate will develop, deliver, monitor & evaluate a program of activities and support for Parents and Carers to work towards Positive Destinations, such as Education, Volunteering, Apprenticeships and Employment. Our Positive Future project is funded by the Hunter Foundation and Scottish Government, to provide services to families in order to address drivers of poverty, and support them into positive destinations.

An HNC in Social Care or Community Education, or equivalent is essential.

Previous experience of working with adults is essential.

Previous experience of supporting Parents/Carers is desirable.

Knowledge of and experience in, community learning and development is also desirable.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Early Years Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £17,458 – £18,476
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 27th March 2019

Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.

With a passion for working with young children and a strong understanding of pre-birth to three framework and Building the Ambition, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting children aged 0-3 in a nurturing environment, working in partnership with families to give children the best start in life.

We also have Bank staff vacancies too.

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This vacancy has now closed

Early Years Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £16,660 – £17,070
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 27th March 2019

Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.

With a passion for working with young children and a strong understanding of pre-birth to three framework and Building the Ambition, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting children aged 0-3 in a nurturing environment, working in partnership with families to give children the best start in life.

We also have Bank staff vacancies too.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Peripatetic Early Years Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £16,660 – £17,458
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 30th April 2019

Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.

With a passion for working with young children and a strong understanding of pre-birth to three framework and Building the Ambition, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting children aged 0-3 in a nurturing environment, working in partnership with families to give children the best start in life.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Peripatetic Early Years Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £16,741 – £17,543
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 26th June 2019

Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.

With a passion for working with young children and a strong understanding of pre-birth to three framework and Building the Ambition, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting children aged 0-3 in a nurturing environment, working in partnership with families to give children the best start in life.

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