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Schools Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,507
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd February 2020

  • Advertised from 4th February 2020
  • Permanent. 35 hours per week.


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.

Organisation Profile:

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.

Application notes

Closing date: Sunday 23rd February

Interview date: Thursday 5th March

For further details and an application pack, please contact: Edinburgh Young Carers, Norton Park, 57 Albion Rd, Edinburgh EH7 5QY. Tel 0131 475 2322. Email

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