The Cottage Family Centre
The Cottage Family Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC014271

The Cottage Family Centre was established in 1987.  The focus of the work at the Centre is to provide a range of support to those families and individuals within family units who are vulnerable to social exclusion as a result of factors such as poverty, unemployment, poor housing, relationship breakdown, drug and alcohol problems and health related issues.


Current vacancies

Children’s Therapeutic Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,238 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 21st February 2020

The Cottage Family Centre was established in 1987. The focus of the work at the Centre is to provide a range of support to those families and individuals within family units who are vulnerable to social exclusion as a result of factors such as poverty, unemployment, poor housing, relationship breakdown, drug and alcohol problems and health related issues.

We are looking for an appropriately qualified and experienced children’s therapeutic support worker with excellent communication skills to provide individual play therapy/art therapy & counselling for children up to 16 years of age; you will also facilitate a groupwork programme of support to parents.

You will have experience of working in a similar role and have a relevant professional qualification.

You will need to be self-motivated, be a good team worker and have the ability to work independently with a positive and flexible approach and demonstrate a sound understanding of social issues that affect individuals and families.

This post will be subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups check and 2 references.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Fundraising Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 29th January 2020

Working in a vibrant centre in Kirkcaldy, you will report to the Strategic Manager.

Responsible for all aspects of fundraising activity, you will be specifically responsible for generating essential income for our family centred services through grants, trusts, foundations and corporate sponsors.

Working with our services, you will identify opportunities to generate new income streams.

You will be highly organised, with the ability to multitask and prioritise effectively.

As importantly, you will bring a positive attitude and personal drive to the role and the wider organisation.

Key skills:

  • At least 18 months experience in fundraising positions for third sector Organisations
  • The ability to research and develop new income streams
  • At least 18 months experience in fundraising positions for third sector Organisations
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft package
  • Evidence of writing dynamic funding proposals and Inspiring people to commit to the fundraising goals of the Centre
  • Research skills and attention to detail: sourcing information and statistics, researching trends, assessing costs.
  • Creativity: putting together innovative events and projects
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