News

Join Our Team!

We are delighted to be looking to recruit a MANAGER for our new Outdoor Nursery that is due to open in April/May 2020.

The position is for 35 hours per week, initially Tuesday to Thursday.

Salary is £23,259 – £24,752

To view the Job Description, click here

To apply, click on the Application Form

The closing date for applications is Monday 27th January 2020 at 10:00am 

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held week beginning 3rd February

 

We’re Recruiting!

We currently have a vacancy for a Finance Administrator at Broxburn Family Centre.

For more information and to apply, click on the Application Pack

To view the Job Description and Person Specification click here

The closing date for applications is Friday 12th July at 5.00pm

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Thursday 25th July

 

Launch of our Childcare Training Programme

We are delighted to announce the launch of our Childcare Training Programme – it includes mandatory CPD training and a selection of our popular play workshops.

For further information and to view the programme – click here

Want to work with us?

We are looking for a new Community Development Worker at our Dale Hub project

Hours: 18 per week (half post)

Pay: £28,231 – £32,229 (FTE) / £14,116 – £16,114 (pro-rata)

What are we looking for:

  • A qualified, experienced professional
  • Knowledge and experience of community development approaches
  • Empathy and understanding of the issues affecting communities and their families
  • A team player

Want to apply?

Complete this Application Form and return it to anne@fcdwl.org by noon on 16th April

Here is the Job Description & Person Spec

And some background info on the project and the organisation: Hub info  Annual Report

Alternatively you can email anne@fcdwl.org or call 01501 733248 for more info.

Family Centre Open Day

Broxburn Family CentreWe are having our new year Open Day on Thursday 12th January, 11.00am – 1.30pm

You are welcome to drop in with your wee ones, have some food and a chat with other parents and staff to find out what we are offering this spring. We’ll have lots of things for the kids to play with so you have time to talk and there will also be tutors from West Lothian College and Women N2 Work to talk about their courses.

New parents are welcome so please pass on if you know someone who might like to come – it’s the ideal time to take that first step through the door…

The Range Registration

Registration forms are now available for the new terms Range clubs.

Please note: the clubs are changing slightly:

1) ALL clubs will be based at The Range and be outdoor focussed in all weathers.

2) ALL clubs will be ‘active’ with limited access to computers or games consoles

3) This terms registration will run till the end of December – re-registration will be required in January 2016.

4) The clubs will be £2 each.

Any questions please ask or email simon@fcdwl.org

Sugar not so sweet?

We have had our Healthy Living Policy at the Family Centre for a wee while now and we make a big effort to make sure the children and adults who come here have tasty, interesting and health food.

We know that too much sugar isn’t very good for us, but we don’t always know when we’re eating and drinking it.

The Family Centre’s Health group investigated the hidden sugar in our food and drink last year and will be looking more closely at what’s in our food this spring.  They are learning about how to read and interpret food labels and will use some of these resources to help: