Schools Co-ordinator

The post-holder will promote, manage and develop ‘We Care: Schools for Young Carers’ award to schools across Edinburgh, and nationwide (funding dependent), and will work in partnership with Capital Carers and Space to ensure consistent delivery of schools and HE/FE work across the four localities of the City.

Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified applicant to coordinate our awareness-raising, training and support to schools and Higher Education (HE)/Further Education (FE) establishments across Edinburgh, with the aim to develop whole-school, sustainable approaches in the identification of, and support to, young carers.

The post-holder will promote, manage and develop ‘We Care: Schools for Young Carers’ award to schools across Edinburgh, and nationwide (funding dependent), and will work in partnership with Capital Carers and Space to ensure consistent delivery of schools and HE/FE work across the four localities of the City.

The candidate will need to be experienced in working with children and young people in formal or informal education settings, with experience of project set-up, management and reporting and in developing and delivering presentations and running training events/workshops for young people and professionals.