The Children's Parliament
The 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.


Closed vacancies
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Children’s Voices Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,578
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th January 2019

Our project workers are crucial to the successful delivery of our work. This is a new post and the holder will be responsible for the development, delivery and reporting of the range of consultations, projects and events that fall within the national children’s voices strand of Children’s Parliament work. The post is time limited to 6 months, with the possibility of extension.

Our Children’s Voices Programme consists of short to medium term consultations, projects and events of national significance, aiming to embed the views, experiences and ideas of children into decision making around policy, practice and legislation in Scotland. These projects and consultations are mainly commissioned by Scottish Government and other public bodies, but some are occasionally developed internally and funded through grants and foundations.

A professional qualification in Community Education, Health, Social Work, Teaching, Pedagogical studies aligned with human rights or an ability to demonstrate extensive relevant experience is essential.

Children’s Parliament is Scotland’s Centre of Excellence for children’s participation and engagement. Through our projects, programmes and consultations we work with children, the adults who love and care for them, and the wider communities in which they live.

This is a full time (35 hours) post. Please refer to the job description and additional role-specific information for further details.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Children’s Voices Programme Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,414
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th January 2019

This is a unique role within a dynamic organisation. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management, development, delivery and reporting of the range of consultations, projects and events that fall within the national children’s voices strand of Children’s Parliament work. This post is to cover adoption leave and is time limited to 9 months, with the possibility of extension to 12 months.

The Children’s Voices Programme consists of short to medium term consultations, projects and events of national significance, aiming to embed the views, experiences and ideas of children into decision making around policy, practice and legislation in Scotland. These projects and consultations are mainly commissioned by Scottish Government and other public bodies, but some are occasionally developed internally and funded through grants and foundations.

A professional qualification in Community Education, Health, Social Work, Teaching, Pedagogical studies aligned with human rights or an ability to demonstrate extensive relevant experience is essential.

Children’s Parliament is Scotland’s Centre of Excellence for children’s participation and engagement. Through our projects, programmes and consultations we work with children, the adults who love and care for them, and the wider communities in which they live.

This is a full time (35 hours) post. Please refer to the job description and additional role-specific information for further details.

Shortlist