YouthLink Scotland
YouthLink Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC003923

YouthLink Scotland is the national agency for youth work. It is a membership organisation championing the role and value of the youth work sector, challenging government at national and local level to invest in the development of the sector.


Current vacancies

National Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,836
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th November 2018

YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a National Development Officer to drive forward the #iwill campaign in Scotland to help create quality youth volunteering and social action opportunities, within a range of sectors, together with Education Scotland and Young Scot. The post is funded by The Robertson Trust, Pears Foundation and Step Up To Serve.

The candidate should have the ability to progress the campaign priorities around reducing barriers to volunteering for less affluent young people and earlier engagement in volunteering/social action and to link with emerging volunteering areas and the wider context in Scotland e.g. the new ‘volunteering outcomes framework’.

This is a fixed term post for three years. The starting salary is £32,836. The company offers a 9.5% non-contributory pension scheme. The post will be based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. The normal working week is 35 hours. By its nature, the post will sometimes require work to be undertaken during evenings and weekends. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays.

YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

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Youth Work and Schools Partnerships Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,715
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th August 2018

YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a Youth Work and Schools Partnerships Manager to lead a new capacity-building initiative to strengthen youth work and schools partnerships, as part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge. The post is supported by the Scottish Government and the post holder will work closely with key stakeholders in Education Scotland, schools and youth work organisations. The candidate should have the ability to engage and influence senior leaders in the formal education sector and have experience of advocacy, project and change management.

This is a fixed term post ending 31st March 2021. The starting salary is £35715. The post will be based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. The normal working week is 35 hours. By its nature, the post will sometimes require work to be undertaken during evenings and weekends. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays. YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

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Grants Administrator

  • Full time
  • £21,223
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th August 2018

YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a Grants Administrator to support the administration of our grant programmes in line with contractual obligations. The candidate should be customer focused with good interpersonal skills and competent in the use of SharePoint, Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint are essential.

This is a one year fixed term contract (with potential for extension). The starting salary is £ 21223 (subject to negotiation based on experience). The post will be based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. The normal working week is 35 hours. By its nature, the post will sometimes require work to be undertaken during evenings and weekends. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays. YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

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Senior Grants Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,836
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th August 2018

YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a Senior Grants Officer to manage the administration, assessment and evaluation of our grants programmes. The candidate should be familiar with grant making processes and have an understanding of the youth work sector.

This is a one year fixed term contract (with potential for extension). The starting salary is £ 32836 (subject to negotiation based on experience). The post will be based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. The normal working week is 35 hours. By its nature, the post will sometimes require work to be undertaken during evenings and weekends. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays. YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £65,000 – £80,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st August 2018

YouthLink Scotland the National Agency for Youth Work is recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer following the planned retirement of the present post holder.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual with excellent leadership and organizational ability coupled with knowledge and experience of youth work in both the voluntary and statutory sector.

You will have at least ten years relevant field experience with a substantial part of this in a senior managerial and supervisory role. In addition, the successful applicant will be an accomplished communicator and possess an awareness of the political and policy landscape at local, national and international level. You will have knowledge and understanding of financial probity and experience in operating budgets.

You will be qualified to degree standard or above with a recognized CLD / Youth Work qualification as approved by the CLD Standards Council for Scotland.

The post attracts a non-contributory pension of 9.5% of salary.

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Youth Work and Schools Partnerships Impact Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,393
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd October 2018

YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a Youth Work and Schools Impact Officer to support the development of a new capacity-building initiative to strengthen youth work and schools partnerships, as part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge. The post is supported by the Scottish Government and the post holder will work closely with key stakeholders in Education Scotland, schools and youth work organisations. The candidate should have the ability to evaluate, measure, and communicate impact with strong enquiry and social research skills. They should have experience of conducting evaluation and impact studies of small and medium-sized studies.

This is a fixed term post ending 31st March 2021. The starting salary is £ 26393. The post will be based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. The normal working week is 35 hours. By its nature, the post will sometimes require work to be undertaken during evenings and weekends. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays. YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

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