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Programme Development Officer intern

  • Full time
  • £19,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th May 2021

  • Advertised from 6th May 2021


Are you motivated, relationship-driven, and enthusiastic?

We are looking for a Programme Development Officer intern to join our intandem team for a 12-month fixed term contract.

As part of our work to help Scotland to Keep The Promise of the Independent Care Review, our intandem team is looking for an enthusiastic and pragmatic individual to work alongside them and an academic to deliver a research project and other work.

You will give honest views, and build supporting trusting relationships with colleagues, peers, professionals and young people across a wide range of organisations to help inform and deliver this work. You will have the opportunity to engage with young people and build relationships around this research.

About us:

Inspiring Scotland strives for a Scotland without poverty or disadvantage. We work with people, their communities, charities, and public bodies to develop solutions to some of the deepest social problems. We are passionate about addressing inequality and improving the lives of people living in Scotland’s most under-supported communities.

We are a collaborative, supportive organisation and place high emphasis on team working and sharing best practice and learnings both internally and externally. intandem is one of 14 funds managed by Inspiring Scotland.

intandem is a national mentoring programme, funded by Scottish Government, offering mentors to children and young people aged between 8 and 14 years who are living at home with support from their local authority, sometimes called looked after at home. intandem is a voluntary programme, young people who want to participate (‘mentees’) connect weekly with a trained volunteer mentor to have fun, build a trusting relationship and work towards goals. intandem is offered in 19 local authorities in Scotland through our 12 partner charities.

Application notes

For more information, and for an informal chat, please contact

If you would like to chat to another intern currently employed by the team, please contact Albany at

You will find an application pack Here

Please complete the Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring form by 5pm Monday, 24th May 2021 and send these to

Interviews will be held remotely towards the end of May/beginning of June 2021 via videocall.