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Deputy Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,124
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd June 2023

  • Advertised from 9th May 2023
  • 35 hours per week


Canongate Youth’s mission is to provide high quality youth work services that support children and young people to flourish. We aim to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen wellbeing. Throughout our history we have put children and young people at the heart of what we do to deliver services to those who need it most. Across the organisation we support children and young people to:

  • Have increased confidence and to be themselves
  • Have improved health and wellbeing
  • Be more capable of developing positive relationships
  • Participate more in their communities and feel more included
  • Have increased life skills

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting children and young people we are seeking to recruit for a Deputy Manager.

The post holder will work alongside the Manager on the strategic development and functions of the organisation. They will play a lead role in the development of Canongate Youth’s services, in line with the organisation’s charitable purpose, mission and values. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual who can contribute to the management of the organisation, ensuring it continues to provide high quality services for children and young people.

The post is subject to the receipt of two suitable references and membership of the PVG Scheme.

Employee Benefits

  • Generous employer pension contribution
  • 25 days holidays per year (pro rata) increasing yearly with length of service up to 5 years
  • 13 days public holidays
  • Birthday Treat Day Off
  • Flexible & hybrid working practice
  • Sick pay and enhanced maternity and paternity leave

Application notes

The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd June 2023 at 12 noon.

For an informal chat about the post please contact Clare Jamieson on 0131 556 9389

For further information about CY and for an application pack please visit our website

All applications should be returned to Please note CV’s will not be accepted.