The Junction -  Young People, Health and Wellbeing
The Junction - Young People, Health and Wellbeing

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.


Current vacancies

Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st December 2022

The Junction is an award-winning charity that takes a holistic approach towards young people’s health and well-being. Our vision is for all young people to achieve their full potential. We work with 12-21 year olds in North East Edinburgh offering one-to-one support, counselling and creative projects to support their wellbeing by helping them explore their life choices. For more information, visit the-junction.org

We are looking for committed individuals to join our board of trustees. This is an incredible opportunity to make a difference with The Junction and build your skills. We are currently looking for 4 trustees to join our board from January 2023 and are open to individuals with experience in any of the fields below:

  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Secretary
  • Risk
  • Law
  • Fundraising
  • Counselling and/or Social Work

As we are recruiting multiple roles, we are encouraging applications from both experienced trustees and individuals with no previous board experience.

The most important attributes of trustees joining us include a willingness to ask questions, share our values of equality, transparency and community as well as their time commitment to the role. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Role responsibilities

Duties/tasks for the year include:

  • Attend 4 board meetings a year (quarterly)
  • Attend or dial-in to 4 informal meetings with board members
  • Contribute to sub-groups
  • Attend 2 Development Days with staff and/or trustees (usually but not always a Saturday in Spring and Autumn)
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Counselling Team Lead

  • Part time
  • £32,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th January 2023

The Junction Young People, Health and Wellbeing offers young people, aged 12-21 in Leith and North East Edinburgh, a range of Health and Wellbeing Services to support them to reach their full potential. For more information, go to: the-junction.org

We are recruiting for an experienced counsellor who wants to develop their leadership by recruiting, developing and supporting a volunteer counselling team. This new role, supported by the National Lottery's Communities Fund Improving Lives, is an exciting opportunity to expand our counselling service and reach more young people.

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Chairperson

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Leith, Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th March 2021

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.

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Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,190
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th January 2022

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.

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Young Person’s Counsellor

  • Part time
  • from £29,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th January 2022

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.

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Office Administrator

  • Part time
  • £21,500 pro-rata
  • Leith
  • Closing 12th June 2022

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 are looking for an Office Administrator that has excellent time management and organisational skills to play a leading in the essential administration functions of our small office. The successful candidate must be able to communicate well with a range of stakeholders and share The Junction's values and commitment to the rights of young people.

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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,595
  • North East Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd October 2022

The Junction is a Health and Wellbeing centre in Leith for young people aged 12-21 in North East Edinburgh. To find out more about our services, please visit the-junction.org

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Project Worker Team as a full time Project Worker. The role involves leading on developing and delivering our street and school outreach leading on and delivering partnership group work providing one to one support for young people.

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