£24,344 – £28,700 pro-rata
Home based (Office work from our Edinburgh base is under ongoing review) with planned travel mainly in the Central Belt as appropriate
The main purpose of this role is to support the parent/carers of children and young people who are neurodivergent and who may have learning difficulties by providing information, advice and 1:1 support. Support may also be provided to young adults up to the age of 25. We operate a staged approach to enquiries. We have a small team of Family Advice Specialists who provide information and advice via email and telephone communication. In this role as a Family Outreach Specialist, you will work with those families requiring more intensive and personalised support and direct engagement.
The role involves telephone and email communication but importantly it also involves working directly with the families and often supporting them in meetings with professionals from Education, Health, Social Work, Justice and Third Sector, which will include virtual meetings where appropriate.
Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday, 29th November
Interviews will be held on: Tuesday, 7th December 2021