Young Person Guarantee Project - Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,590 – £41,081
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th January 2021

  • Advertised from 14th January 2021
  • Fixed Term post until March 2022


RESPONSIBLE TO: Deputy Chief Executive, Capital City Partnership

This post is funded by The City of Edinburgh Council as part of their No One Left Behind remit. The ambition is to support young people into a positive destination as part of a collective effort to tackle youth unemployment as a result of COVID impacts.

The successful candidate will have a strategic and operational remit, linking with the wider Edinburgh Guarantee for All and Developing Young Workforce initiatives, and co-ordinating a quarterly Youth Employment Partnership. Linking to national, regional, and local offers will also be critical, including supporting employers and accessing Kickstart and other wage subsidy schemes.

The Young Person’s Guarantee Manager will manage a small team of up to five support officers, each with a focus on achieving positive destinations for young people including: job outcomes, work experience/internships, vocational training, volunteering and further and higher education. There will also be a further focus on supporting client groups facing additional barriers, including those with experience of mental health, post FE/HE students, BAME, young people with a disability, and those who are care experienced.

Secondments will be considered. Successful candidate will be required to pass a PVG check.

Application notes

Job information pack and full job description can be seen in the supporting documents.

Return an electronic copy of this application form to

Closing date: noon, Friday 29th January 2021.