Children in Scotland
Children in Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC003527

Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.

By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.

Our range of knowledge and expertise means we can provide trusted support on issues as diverse as the people we work with and the varied lives of children and families in Scotland.


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Administrative Assistant

  • Full time
  • £16,476 – £18,354
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th January 2019

This is a great opportunity to work for a national children’s charity in a vibrant, supportive environment while knowing that you are contributing to making positive difference to the lives of children in Scotland.

It’s a really varied job, providing admin support to our Learning & Events team, Communications & Marketing team and Membership service. You’ll be based within our Haymarket office in Edinburgh and have the opportunity to travel across the country to meet our members and help with the smooth-running of our events.

We’re looking for a friendly, efficient and enthusiastic admin assistant with strong customer service skills, who is motivated to help us to provide the best service we can to our members and other customers within our office and at events.

You’ll be keen to learn on the job, encouraged to identify further areas where you’d like to develop your skills and knowledge, and be supported to do so.

About Children in Scotland

Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.

By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.

Our range of knowledge and expertise means we can provide trusted support on issues as diverse as the people we work with and the varied lives of children and families in Scotland.

If this sounds like you then we’d love to hear from you!

Shortlist
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Information Assistant (NPFS)

  • Part time
  • £16,476 – £18,354 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th January 2019

The National Parent Forum of Scotland, hosted and co-managed by Children in Scotland are looking to employ an information assistant to join the team to channel communications effectively.

NPFS represents Parent councils across Scotland and aims to represent parents in pursuit of maximising every pupils’ potential.

This post holder will have good communication skills, organisational skills and understanding of social media and websites.

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Administration Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £18,354 – £23,697
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th February 2019

Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.

By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.

Our range of knowledge and expertise means we can provide trusted support on issues as diverse as the people we work with and the varied lives of children and families in Scotland.

We are currently recruiting for an exciting and important role within the Policy, Projects and Participation Department.

As Administration Co-ordinator you will play an important role contributing to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Policy, Projects and Participation Department by providing administrative, information and organisational support. This will include providing administrative support to a number of department projects, particularly the National Third Sector GIRFEC project.

We are seeking an individual with experience of managing a diverse work portfolio, using your initiative and working to deadlines. You will have excellent organisational and administration skills, including meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to work successfully as a member of a team.

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This vacancy has now closed

Policy and Projects Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,445 – £35,382
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th February 2019

Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.

By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.

Our range of knowledge and expertise means we can provide trusted support on issues as diverse as the people we work with and the varied lives of children and families in Scotland.

We are currently recruiting for an exciting and important role within the Policy, Projects and Participation Department.

As Policy and Projects Manager, you will have responsibility for the development and delivery of your specific area/s in line with the Strategic Plan. This will include: influencing and improving policy at national and local level for the benefit of Scotland’s children, young people and their families; and generating evidence and learning through developing, leading and supporting a range of national and local projects and initiatives.

You will demonstrate effective management of your team, represent Children in Scotland, uphold the organisation values and be a member of the Children in Scotland Managers’ Team.

In order to do this, we are seeking an individual with first-hand knowledge and experience of working within a Scottish public policy context, significant staff and project management experience and highly developed communication skills.

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