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Assistant Policy, Projects and Participation Officer

  • Part time
  • £18,354 – £23,697 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th October 2020

  • Advertised from 8th October 2020
  • 17.5 hours per week. Permanent.


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 Assistant Policy, Projects and Participation within our dynamic and principled Policy, Projects and Participation Department. This role will work across the department’s three core functions – policy, projects and participation.

You will support our departmental activities, including our policy work, project activity and engagement work with children and young people. We are looking for someone who has excellent organisational skills, who is commitment to children’s rights and who works well within busy teams.

Application notes

Closing date for applications is noon, 26 October 2020

Interviews will be held on 11 November 2020

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