Charity registered in Scotland SC026270
Edinburgh Young Carers Project is a voluntary organisation working with and on behalf of young carers throughout Edinburgh. We are one of the largest and most well established independent young carers organisations in Scotland. We have a strong commitment to the rights of children and young people.
Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced Operations and Development Manager to join its team.
Reporting to the Chief Executive, this role proactively supports the development and work of the Charity to the benefit of young carers living in Edinburgh with the responsibility for the day to day operations of Edinburgh Young Carers. The post holder will take an operational lead in ensuring services to carers are flexible and developed in such a way as to best meet the needs of carers as cost effectively and efficiently as possible and assist the Chief Executive with the development of existing, and introduction of new projects and services.
In addition, the post holder will have direct responsibility for line managing sessional and volunteer staff and will deputise line management of permanent staff in the CE’s absence.
The post holder will have relevant qualifications in social care, community learning and development or management.
Management experience within the third or statutory sector and a proven ability to manage resources effectively and to set, monitor, report on and manage a budget is essential.
Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking suitably experienced applicants to join its team developing and providing high quality support to young carers in Edinburgh as a part-time Young Carers Development Worker (Job Share).
The postholder will be expected to work directly with young carers, with a key focus on Young Adult Carers aged 16-21, on an individual basis and in groups and contribute to increasing quality and further developing support.