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Policy, Projects and Participation Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,697 – £29,445
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th October 2020

  • Advertised from 8th October 2020


Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.

By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.

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Children in Scotland is excited to be recruiting for a Policy, Projects and Participation Officer within our dynamic and principled Policy, Projects and Participation Department. The role will work across the department’s three core functions – policy, projects and participation.

You will be involved in project delivery, participation work with children and young people, and influencing national policy and legislation to improve children’s lives. We are looking for someone who has research experience, who understands the Scottish children’s policy landscape, who can engage with children and young people in interactive and creative ways and is committed to children’s rights.

Application notes

Closing date for applications is noon, 26 October 2020

Interviews will be held on 9 November 2020

For an application form and full details on how to apply and further information on the posts, please visit our website: