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Job Opportunities

We are often on the lookout for awesome people who we can be proud to employ across our projects!

We are a Real Living Wage employer

We believe that all of our employees deserve more than just the minimum and that's why everyone we employ is paid at least the Real Living Wage which at present is £12 an hour. We are proud to be a Real Living Wage employer.

Job Opportunities

At Medics Against Violence, we employ individuals across a range of our projects throughout Scotland. With continued expansion we are often on the lookout for new staff – so please be sure to check back often! We have the following vacancies currently open for applications.

If you’d like more information about any of these posts or to talk to someone before applying please email

recruitment@mav.scot

We have some opportunities for Sessional Navigators and Youth Navigators across Scotland. We’d love to hear from you if you have experience in the support work field and perhaps some relevant learned experience of your own.

Our Navigators and Youth Navigators work in our Emergency Department based services across Scotland. You would work between the Emergency Department and with individuals in the surrounding communities. Our Navigators are support workers who support patients with a range of issues that bring them into contact with the hospital, this includes but is not limited to addiction, violence, mental health concerns, homelessness, domestic abuse and rape and sexual assault. Experience of one of these areas of work in either a professional or learned experience capacity would be an advantage along with a relevant SVQ. If you are applying for a sessional Youth Navigator Opportunity you must have youth work experience. Our work is patient centred and trauma informed.

Salary scale: We pay an hourly rate on or above the Real Living Wage (£12 an hour), depending on experience

 

Job description and person specification for Sessional Navigators and Youth Navigators

Click here to apply online. When applying please state your preferred location

Flexible closing date, we welcome applications at any time

If you’d like to speak to someone before applying please email recruitment@mav.scot 

We are looking for a Navigator to join our team based at Royal Infirmary Edinburgh. We’d love to hear from you if you have experience of support work and some relatable lived experience. 

Our Navigators work in Emergency Departments across Scotland. You would work between the Emergency department and with individuals in the local communities. Our Navigators support patients with a wide range of issues that bring them into contact with the hospital including but not limited to addiction, violence, mental health concerns, homelessness, domestic abuse and rape and sexual assault. Experience in one of those areas in either a professional or learned experience capacity would be an advantage along with a relevant SVQ. 

Click here for the Job Description and Person Specification

Click here to apply online.

Application closing date is 1st July 2024

If you’d like to speak to someone before applying please email recruitment@mav.scot

We are seeking a qualified Youth Worker to join our team in Aberdeen Children’s Hospital. 

The aims of the Youth Navigator programme  are to improve wellbeing, engagement, and life chances for young people aged 12-16 who present to hospital with complex social issues. Those who engage with the programme will be supported through a hospital and community outreach youth work model. Based in the Emergency Department at the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital and working there and in communities across Aberdeenshire, you’ll work  a part of a team of two alongside the clinical teams, and with a wide range of community partners. The project will be carried out in partnership with NHS Grampian and is funded by CORRA.

We are looking for an exceptional qualified youthworker with experience and an understanding of the youthwork approach, a proven ability to work in partnership with vulnerable young people, and the capacity to form effective working relationships with a wide range of partners and agencies.

Click here for the Job Description and Person Specification 

Click here to apply

We are seeking to fill this post quickly so will be running a rolling recruitment with applicants interviewed as they apply.

Medics Against Violence

MAV is a company limited by guarantee in Scotland SC370211. We are a registered charity SC041153.

Registered office: Wellpark-Kirkhaven Enterprise Centre, 120 Sydney Street, Glasgow G31 1JF.

We receive funding from the Scottish Government.