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Wider Achievement and Lifelong Learning Manager CLD Youth Work
Following an organisational review, this is an exciting opportunity to join the new Wider Achievement and Lifelong Learning Service. This new role will lead and develop a new service for youth and children’s work for the City of Edinburgh Council.
  • Organisation:  City of Edinburgh Council
  • Job title:  Wider Achievement and Lifelong Learning Manager CLD Youth Work
  • Location:  Edinburgh
  • Closing date:  5 June, 2023
  • Salary:  £47,654 to £57,042 per year
  • Contract:  Full-time (36 hours per week)
Digital Communications Officer
The Digital Communications Officer will be a self-motivated team player, having experience of developing social media strategies, using a range of communications channels and be proficient in the use of content management systems and the application of analytics to inform future strategy.
  • Organisation:  SCQF Partnership
  • Job title:  Digital Communications Officer
  • Location:  Glasgow/ hybrid
  • Closing date:  2 June, 2023
  • Salary:  £26,500 to £35,000
  • Contract:  Part-time (21 hours per week)
Emotional Wellbeing Officer
The roles’ main purpose is to support and help young people experiencing a difficult and challenging emotional life by early intervention through one-to-one work and group programmes.
  • Organisation:  Cheviot Youth
  • Job title:  Emotional Wellbeing Officer
  • Location:  Jedburgh, Kelso and surrounding local areas.
  • Closing date:  7 June, 2023
  • Salary:  £25,480 (full time equivalent)
  • Contract:  Part-time (21 hours per week)
Income Generation Officer
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising strategy to increase the organisation's income.
  • Organisation:  YMCA Scotland
  • Job title:  Income Generation Officer
  • Location:  Edinburgh office - remote or hybrid working is an option
  • Closing date:  29 May, 2023
  • Salary:  £28,000 - £32,000 pro rata (depending on experience)
  • Contract:  Up to 35 hours per week
Membership Support Coordinator
This brand-new position will suit someone who takes pride in helping others create good conditions in which to do their best at work, and who is excited by the prospect of contributing to the resilience and success of Scotland’s youth theatre sector. 
  • Organisation:  Youth Theatre Arts Scotland
  • Job title:  Membership Support Coordinator
  • Location:  Homeworking
  • Closing date:  22 May, 2023
  • Salary:  £27,000 per annum
  • Contract:  Fixed-term contract until 31 July 2024 - 35 hours per week
Counsellor (Ref 15732)
A vacancy has arisen within Barnardo's Here and Now Service for a skilled and experienced Counsellor, with an accredited psychotherapeutic qualification and registration to a relevant body, who can demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality psychotherapeutic services to vulnerable young people and women on both a short and long term basis.
  • Organisation:  Barnardo's Scotland
  • Job title:  Counsellor (Ref 15732)
  • Location:  Barnardo’s Justice Services HMP/YOI Polmont
  • Closing date:  2 June, 2023
  • Salary:  £31,200 FTE
  • Contract:  22.2 hours per week. Permanent
Knightsridge Adventure Project S.C.I.O. The Vennie Managers
An extremely rare opportunity has arisen to manage a dynamic youth, children & community organisation at The Vennie Youth Club.
  • Organisation:  The Vennie Youth Club
  • Job title:  Knightsridge Adventure Project S.C.I.O. The Vennie Managers
  • Location:  Livingston, West Lothian
  • Closing date:  26 May, 2023
  • Salary:  £35,000 pro rata 37.5 hours.
  • Contract:  4 days or 30 hours weekly at the Vennie