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Big Hopes Big Future (BHBF) Coordinator

£24,029.00 pa 20 hours per week pro-rata

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic person to develop & manage the BHBF programme for Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh. The successful candidate will recruit, train and support volunteers to work with families to create a positive home learning environment.


Contact Anne Nixon, Manager by Email for a recruitment pack:


Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 3rd December 2018 and Interviews will be held on Monday 17th December 2018.

This is a fixed term 12 months contract and the post involves regulated work with children and/or protected adults. PVG Scheme registration is essential.




Big Hopes Big Future




Big Hopes Big Future is a programme that recognises the importance of a positive early home learning environment for children’s development.

Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh are excited to announce the start of the Big Hope Big Future (BHBF) project in Edinburgh.


Volunteers will receive additional BHBF training as well as the taking part in the volunteer Preparation Course. They will work alongside parents to support children in a home learning environment.


The focus will be on the social, emotional and language development as well as daily living skills that children need to reach their full potential.


Other Home-Start schemes that are bringing BHBF to families have reported a significant improvement in ‘school readiness’ indicators.


If interested, we are currently recruiting new volunteers to take part in this innovative project and is happy to answer any questions about getting involved.



Telephone: 0131 553 7819

Mobile: 07391 701 521




Current Groups

These run weekly at Home-Start Leith & North East (HSLNEE) and are by invitation, after referral

  • Stay & Play Family Group in partnership with Dr Bell’s Family Centre
  • PEEP ‘Babies’ Group
  • Baby Massage




Home-Start Leith is always actively recruiting home-visiting volunteers for the next Volunteer Preparation Course.
People who have parenting experience and are available to support a family for two hours each week are welcome to pop in to our Leith Walk office, phone or e-mail for more information.


Contact Us to find out when our next Preparation Course for home-visiting volunteers will start.

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