Job title: Trauma-Informed Senior Development Worker
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £25,200 to £28,000 (it is Move On policy for candidates to start on point one of the salary scale)
Hours: Full time
Responsible to: Mentoring and Employability Manager
Closing date: Monday 10th June 2019


This is an exciting opportunity to develop our highly successful mentoring service by working alongside our mentoring team to establish Move On as a Trauma-Informed organisation. Move On’s Mentoring for Wellbeing will build on our expertise in mentoring disadvantaged young people in Edinburgh, through increasing the capacity of our staff and volunteer mentors to support young people to improve their wellbeing and mental health.

About us

Move On works in Scotland to unlock the potential of vulnerable young people and people affected by homelessness.

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

Move On offers:

  • 25 days annual leave and 9 bank holidays for the first 2 years of service, increasing to 28 days and 9 bank holidays after 3 years;
  • Flexi-time;
  • Option to buy additional annual leave;
  • Annual personal volunteering day for staff;
  • Individual training allowance and commitment to CPD;
  • TOIL system.

How to apply

Please download the application pack below, fill out and email to

Job description and person specification

Application form

Equal opportunities monitoring form

Policy on recruitment of ex-offenders

Disclosure of previous convictions