Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced applicant to join our team in developing and providing high quality support to young carers in Edinburgh as a Project Manager for our Schools Awareness Raising Project.
The purpose of the role is to manage an awareness-raising project in schools and Higher Education / Further Education establishments across Edinburgh, with the aim to develop whole-school, sustainable approaches in the identification of, and support to, young carers.
The postholder will be expected to work directly with a variety of schools in Edinburgh, which will include delivering presentations and workshops to both pupils and teaching staff, as well as forming partnerships with healthcare, social care and other voluntary sector professionals.
We would expect applicants to have experience of managing, monitoring and evaluating a project, and proven experience of partnership working with education colleagues. We seek experienced professionals committed to improving the lives of young carers.
Edinburgh Young Carers Service is a voluntary organisation working with and on behalf of young carers throughout Edinburgh. We are one of the largest and most well established independent young carers organisations in Scotland. We have a strong commitment to the rights of children and young people.
Closing date: Sunday 23rd February
Interview date: Thursday 5th March
Details of all positions can also be found in the Vacancies section on our website at youngcarers.org.uk