Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity
Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity

Charity registered in Scotland SC020862

We support and complement the work of Edinburgh's Royal Hospital for Sick Children (The Sick Kids) as well as other children’s healthcare settings across Scotland. 


Current vacancies

Events Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £25,389 – £30,908
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th September 2021

As we move beyond level zero and look forward to the return of special events, we have a hugely exciting opportunity for the right candidate, to make a great career move and join our thriving team, to take the lead in shaping the future of events at ECHC.

We are looking to recruit a positive, persuasive, proactive individual, with a passion for fundraising, events and the work of the charity, to join our fundraising and marketing team of 10. As Events Fundraiser, you will be responsible for developing and delivering a portfolio of exceptional special events, which surpass supporters’ expectations and maximise income generation against agreed targets. You will have experience of managing budgets in excess of £100,000 and using risk analyses and balancing cost time ratios to ensure the highest chance of success and ROI, will be second nature.

A track record in delivering successful fundraising events from conception through to evaluation is essential and you must have an eye for detail and possess the creativity and flair to drive new and imaginative fundraising concepts. Your remit will also include designing a series of fun and quirky networking events to showcase our work and establishing hospital based events, to raise vital funds and awareness, improve staff wellbeing and make the hospital experience more positive for children and young people.

We need someone who is friendly and extremely well organised, with excellent communication skills and the ability to quickly develop and maintain a rapport with a variety of stakeholders. Experience of working with volunteers is essential and you will enjoy collaborating with the wider ECHC team and seeking out new opportunities to elevate our events. You will be confident in making the ask for support and dedicated to providing a positive experience of ECHC, to everyone you work with. Developing personal stewardship programmes to celebrate our loyal supporters and encourage future giving is something you will take great pleasure in doing.

The successful candidate will display our organisational values in all that they do; they will be supportive, dedicated, encouraging, friendly, imaginative and fun!

Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity operates from premises at 1st Floor, 1 Wester Shawfair, Danderhall, EH22 1FD and this post will be based here, with regular working from the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People, Little France, Edinburgh.

All staff have access to an employer pension scheme and are entitled to 30 days’ holiday including public holidays, the option of flexible working hours and a system of Toil and mileage allowance. It is our policy to appoint on the first point of the salary scale, which for this post is £25,389.

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THE HUB – Children’s Wellbeing Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,891 – £30,302
  • Royal Hospital for Children and Young People
  • Closing 19th March 2021

In anticipation of the move from the current hospital site at Sciennes to a new purpose built facility at Little France, we are looking to recruit an exciting new post for our Children’s Wellbeing Services.

As Children’s Wellbeing Officer, you will identify and support the non-clinical needs of a wide range of children and young people in the hospital, and provide a range of focussed activities, in an age appropriate, engaging facility. You will work with teams in the hospital to develop complementary programmes which support children and young people to engage with treatment and feel less anxious or stressed. You will be experienced in supporting young people to feel empowered and able to support children and young people in the hospital, through a meaningful programme of engagement and activities. You will have an excellent knowledge of other agencies and organisations to signpost children, young people and their families to places of support and advice. The activities of The Hub will also link with the ECHC Arts Programme and hospital’s needs.

You will be educated to HND level in a relevant area and will have experience of working with children, young people and families; of delivering project outputs and achieving outcomes; and of engaging young people through positive relationships.

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Hospital Youth Work Team – Assistant Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £18,398 – £22,727
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th May 2021

We are looking to recruit an exciting new post for our Children and Family support service.

As Assistant Project Worker, you will support the Children’s Wellbeing Officer to identify and support the non-clinical needs of a wide range of children and young people in the hospital, and provide a range of focussed activities, in an age appropriate, engaging facility. You will work with teams in the hospital to develop complementary programmes which support children and young people to engage with treatment and feel less anxious or stressed. You should be experienced in supporting young people to feel empowered and able to support families and carers, of children and young people in the hospital, through a meaningful programme of engagement and activities. You will have a good knowledge of other agencies and organisations to signpost children, young people and their families to places of support and advice.

The activities of the Hospital Youth Work team will also link with the ECHC Arts Programme and hospital’s needs.

You will be educated to HNC level in youth work or community education and will have experience of working with children, young people and families; of delivering project outputs and achieving outcomes; and of engaging young people through positive relationships.

All members of the Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity team adhere to our values of being supportive, dedicated, encouraging, friendly, imaginative and fun.

Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity operates from premises at 1st Floor, 1 Wester Shawfair, Danderhall, Dalkeith EH22 1FD, however this post will be based at The Royal Hospital for Children and Young People, Little France, Edinburgh.

All staff have access to an employer pension scheme and are entitled to 30 days’ holiday including public holidays, the option of flexible working hours, a system of TOIL and mileage allowance. The starting salary for this post is £18,398.

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Finance Assistant

  • Part time
  • £18,398 – £22,727 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st May 2021

Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity transforms the lives of over 120,000 children and young people, from across Scotland, each year, so they can be a child first and a patient second.

We are looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to join our team who will be responsible for undertaking a wide range of financial administrative tasks to ensure the efficient running of the accounts function. Tasks would include; processing invoices and payments, recording and posting sales and preparing payment reports.

The successful candidate will come from a strong finance background having been educated to HNC level in a finance related discipline or have equivalent professional experience. Ideally you will have a working knowledge of QuickBooks but full training will be given.

You will be an enthusiastic, motivated, team player with a keen attention to detail and excellent organisational skills. Communication and relationship building skills will be required in order to efficiently and effectively follow up queries or outstanding information both internally with staff members and externally with our suppliers.

All members of the Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity team adhere to our values of being supportive, dedicated, encouraging, friendly, imaginative and fun.

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