Children's Parliament
Children's Parliament

Charity registered in Scotland SC026247

We are an independent national charity working with children in groups, projects, consultations and events. We are concerned with empowerment and participation; creating spaces where children learn and work with others to shape their lives and communities.


Current vacancies

Top job! Head of Operations & Business Development

  • Full time
  • £42,674
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th April 2021

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Head of Operations and Business Development, to maintain, and where needed, develop systems and processes in the areas of finance, fundraising, communications, people management and facilities.

The post holder will support the Co-Directors on issues of governance and the Management Team on broader operational management practices. Whilst Children’s Parliament remains a small charity, our profile and programme work has grown over recent years. This growth will continue as Scotland implements the UNCRC, however, our operating platform has not grown proportionally. This new post will help address this.

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Programme Manager (UNCRC implementation/Education)

  • Full time
  • £32,026
  • Scotland wide post with an administrative/office base at the Children’s Parliament HQ in Edinburgh.
  • Closing 16th April 2021

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and dynamic Programme Manager (UNCRC implementation/Education). The post holder will be able to quickly and effectively take up their role and make an immediate contribution to the organisation.

The Programme Manager is a critical role, responsible for the management, development, delivery and reporting on a portfolio of education focused programmes.

Internally, the Programme Manager will take a lead role in the development of processes, activities and resources to ensure the quality and development of our own rights-based practice with children across all areas of our work.

An excellent manager, communicator and networker, you will contribute to our work to support implementation of the UNCRC and deliver human rights for children.

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Programme Manager - UNCRC Implementation/ Capacity Building

  • Full time
  • £32,026
  • Edinburgh /flexible
  • Closing 19th April 2021

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and dynamic Programme Manager (UNCRC Implementation/Capacity Building). This is a critical role, responsible for the management, development, delivery and reporting on a portfolio of programmes which raise awareness, instil confidence and build the capacity of adults and organisation to deliver children’s human rights.

Internally, the Programme Manager will take a lead role in supporting the Head of Programmes to develop and implement an organisation wide monitoring and evaluation framework which effectively evidences and communicates the impact of a children’s human rights approach.

The post holder will be able to quickly and effectively take up their role and make an immediate contribution to the organisation.

An excellent manager, communicator and networker, the post holder will contribute to our work to support implementation of the UNCRC and deliver human rights for children.

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Project Worker: Dignity in School programme

  • Part time
  • £26,498 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (currently home based) with occasional visits to Aberdeen.
  • Closing 23rd April 2021

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative and dynamic Project Worker for our Dignity in School programme.

The post holder will be able to take up their role quickly and effectively and make an immediate contribution to the organisation.

Passionate about children, an excellent communicator and highly organised, the post holder will contribute to our work to support the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and deliver human rights for children.

The post is fixed term with the possibility of extension dependent on the generation of further funded work.

Children’s Parliament seeks to maintain a generous approach to our work and puts kindness, trust, empathy and respect at the heart of our work, internally and externally.

For further details about the role, please download the Job Description & Person Specification below.

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Project Worker: UNCRC Implementation/Capacity Building (two posts)

  • Full time
  • £26,498
  • Edinburgh with travel to East Lothian and/or Clackmannanshire (staff currently home based)
  • Closing 28th April 2021

We are seeking to recruit two enthusiastic, creative, and dynamic Project Workers who love working with children and adults.

The Project Workers will be responsible for the development, delivery and reporting on a range of projects which fall within the Capacity Building strand of Children’s Parliament’s work. This strand of work is rooted in our practice with children and focuses on raising awareness, instilling confidence and building the capacity of adults and organisations to deliver children’s human rights.

The post holders will be able to take up their role quickly and effectively and make an immediate contribution to the organisation.

Passionate about children, excellent communicators and highly organised, the post holders will contribute to our work to support the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and deliver human rights for children.

Children’s Parliament seeks to maintain a generous approach to our work and puts kindness, trust, empathy and respect at the heart of our work, internally and externally.

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Digital Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,934 pro-rata
  • Flexible - will be required to visit/support work in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, East Lothian & Clackmannanshire.
  • Closing 26th April 2021

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and dynamic Digital Support Worker. The post holder will be able to quickly and effectively take up their role and make an immediate contribution to the organisation.

The Digital Support Worker will contribute to our work to support implementation of the UNCRC and deliver human rights for children by providing digital support across two projects. This support will encompass, but not be limited to, the creation of websites using the WordPress platform, copywriting and scheduling social media content, digital file management using our Office365 environment, and image creation/editing with Canva or similar.

The Digital Support Worker will work alongside the team and children and adults in school settings to capture qualitative data, generate/create visuals to communicate progress and findings, and support the development of key outputs that illustrate a children’s human rights approach in practice.

The post is fixed term with the possibility of extension dependent on the generation of further funded work.

Children’s Parliament seeks to maintain a generous approach to our work and puts kindness, trust, empathy and respect at the heart of our work, internally and externally.

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