Family Support Worker (Fathers and Children)

Last updated: 17/02/2020

One Parent Families Scotland Edinburgh supports single parents with a range of issues that affect their ability to play a full part in the economic and social life of their communities. As part of that mission, the Edinburgh Lone Fathers Project helps single and separated fathers who might find it difficult to engage with mainstream services.

Important details

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £22,100 – £27,012 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: 21 hours per week – Fixed term 18 months
Closing Date: Monday 02 March 2020 at 9.00am

We aim to support fathers and children to enhance their relationships, reduce isolation by fostering peer support, offer opportunities to engage in outdoor and physical activities, and provide information and activities that help fathers learn more about low cost resources available to them and their children.

This post will include working on behalf of children who are, or are being placed, in the full-primary care of their father and ensure that the family have the support and skills to grow and develop to meet their full potential.



Further information

The closing date for applications is 9:00 am on Monday 2nd March 2020. Interviews will be held on Thursday 12th March 2020 at OPFS Edinburgh, 2 York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EP.

Please send completed application forms to If you require a paper copy please email or call 0131 556 3899.

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