Charity registered in Scotland SC036721
The Junction is an award-winning, safe, confidential service offering health and wellbeing education, support and information to young people aged 12-21 primarily in North East Edinburgh.
The Junction, established in 2005, is an award-winning charity that takes a holistic approach towards young people’s health and well-being. We offer a wide range of services, education and support for young people of primarily, Leith and North East Edinburgh, aged 12-21, in a safe, friendly, confidential environment.
We are looking for an experienced and inspiring leader, to help shape the strategic direction of this unique community asset and steer it through its next phase of change and development.
The Junction Young People Health and Wellbeing has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Project Manager. This is a hybrid role that requires an inspirational individual to lead the Project Worker Team and deliver face to face support for young people. Expertise in supporting and managing staff as well as experience working with supporting young people with their wellbeing is essential to this role. You should be able to work flexibly, have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working with uncertainty.
The Junction Young People Health and Wellbeing is a young people's health and wellbeing centre, based in Leith, for young people aged 12-21 in Leith and North East Edinburgh - find out more about our services here: the-junction.org.
The role will require working from The Junction and some home working.
The Junction Young People Health and Wellbeing is a young people's health and wellbeing centre, based in Leith, for young people aged 12-21 in Leith and North East Edinburgh - find out more about our services here: the-junction.org. We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Young Person's Counsellor. This role is part of a recent successful partnership bid with other youth services in Leith as part of the Community Mental Health Funding.
The postholder will provide counselling to young people both at The Junction and in the partnership organisations. They will support the development joint referral system for the partnership. Other organisations in the partnership are The Citadel Youth Centre, Miricyl, Multi-Cultural Family Base, Pilmeny Development Project, The Ripple Project and YMCA Edinburgh.
A formal counselling qualification and experience of counselling young people are essential. Would be particularly keen for applications from individuals that have a good understanding and experience youth work.