Youth Participation Lead

Edinburgh, Falkirk

Full or part time (30-37 hours per week)

How to Apply

£27,653 – £30,380 per annum, plus pension (pro rata for part time)

If you are as passionate as we are about young people’s voices being at the heart of designing, developing and evaluating the services they access, and the decisions which affect them, then we would love to hear from you!

About the project

Our Youth Participation Lead forms part of our commitment to #KeepThePromise, and will work alongside young people and our staff teams to support our commitment to being Psychologically Informed in all aspects of our work.   

About the role

You’ll be empowered to create innovative, inclusive opportunities to engage with young people individually and in groups, online and in-person.  You’ll work directly alongside them to build their self-confidence, and create spaces for young people to tell us what they want, how we are doing, and what changes they want to see.  Working within our Policy and Participation team, you will also amplify the voice of young people in our policy work.  

About you

You will be an outgoing, pro-active and approachable person who enjoys working with young people. You will be committed to promoting inclusion and passionate about developing participatory and innovate ways of working. 

How we will support you

You’ll be joining an organisation which values you and the knowledge, skills and experience which you bring.  You’ll join a friendly team with a supportive line manager and you’ll have access to our Cyrenians’ learning and development programme, to help you to develop and learn in the role.

Read more about us and our values here

Application details

Closing date is 12 noon on Tuesday 3rd October 2023 
Interview date is 11th/12th October 2023
CVs will not be accepted.

How to Apply

Step 1

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Step 2

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Step 3

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