The Junction - Young People, Health and Wellbeing
The Junction - Young People, Health and Wellbeing

Charity registered in Scotland SC036721

The Junction is an award-winning, safe, confidential service offering health and wellbeing education, support and information to young people aged 12-21 primarily in North East Edinburgh.


Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Chair, Board of Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th November 2023

Are you passionate about young people and their well-being?

The Junction is an award-winning charity that takes a holistic approach towards young people’s health and well-being. Our vision is for all young people to achieve their full potential.

We work with 12-21 year olds in North East Edinburgh offering one-to-one support, counselling and creative projects to support their wellbeing by helping them explore their life choices.

Vacancy: Chair, Board of Trustees

We are looking for a committed individual to join as our Chair on the board of Trustees from January 2024. This is an incredible opportunity to make a difference with The Junction, playing a key role in progressing our vision forward whilst partnering with our Director and our board.

Our Chair is a core leadership in the organisation, responsible for connecting and leading relationships between the Director and the Board. The Chair may also represent the organisation at external events and meetings, act as a signatory on behalf of The Junction, and take part in recruitment for the board and senior appointments in the staff team.

We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with previous Trustee, Board and or/committee experience. There are many important qualities that this role requires and the ideal candidate joining will have previous leadership experience, willingness to ask questions, share our values of equality, transparency and community as well as their time commitment to the role. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities

Some of the tasks can include:

  • Reviewing agendas for the meeting in consultation with the staff and other trustees
  • Ensuring meetings are run efficiently, and discussion and decision-making is democratic and fully participative
  • Holding the casting vote in the event of a split decision
  • Ensuring that AGMs are carried out according to the governing document
  • Ensuring structure is in place for board activity and that these are reviewed regularly, ensuring the board is able to run effectively
  • Manage relationship with the Director of The Junction and act as a representative of the charity at external events
  • Signatory responsibilities

Key attributes, skills and experience

  • Experience chairing a board or committee, experience doing this in charity sector is desirable
  • Current or previous experience serving as a trustee or committee member
  • Willingness to ask questions and curiosity
  • Shared values of equality, transparency and community
  • Time commitment to carry out duties
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships across board and staff team
  • Accountability and resilience

Time commitment

Duties/tasks for the year include:

  • Attend 4 board meetings a year (quarterly)
  • Attend or dial-in to 4 informal trustee meetings with board members
  • Contribute to sub-groups that meets roughly 4 times - a team of staff and board members
  • Regular check in calls with the Director
  • Attend 2 Development Days with staff and/or trustees (usually but not always a Saturday in Spring and Autumn)
  • External events (ad hoc)
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th November 2023

Are you passionate about young people and wellbeing?

The Junction is an award-winning charity that takes a holistic approach towards young people’s health and well-being. Our vision is for all young people to achieve their full potential.

We work with 12-21 year olds in North-East Edinburgh offering one-to-one support, counselling and creative projects to support their wellbeing by helping them explore their life choices.

Trustee opportunities

We are looking for committed individuals to join our Board of Trustees. This is an incredible opportunity to make a difference with The Junction and build your skills. We are currently recruiting for Trustees to join our board from January 2024, with a particular interest in candidates with experience of the charitable sector. We are looking for candidates with Trustee/Board experience, who are committed to our values and in supporting young people in the community, with an understanding of the issues affecting them as well as the opportunities and challenges of the third sector landscape.

The most important attributes of trustees joining us include a willingness to ask questions, share our values of equality, transparency and community as well as their time commitment to the role. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Role responsibilities

Duties/tasks for the year include:

  • Attend 4 board meetings a year (quarterly)
  • Attend or dial-in to 4 informal meetings with board members
  • Contribute to a sub-groups that meets roughly 4 times - a team of staff and board members
  • Attend 2 Development Days with staff and/or trustees (usually but not always a Saturday in Spring and Autumn)
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,595 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th October 2023

The Junction is a Health and Wellbeing centre in Leith for young people aged 12-21 in North East Edinburgh. To find out more about our services, please visit the-junction.org

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Project Worker Team as a part time Project Worker. The role involves leading on developing and delivering our street and school outreach, leading on and delivering partnership group work and providing one to one support for young people both in regular appointments and in our Open Access services.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Director

  • Part time
  • £45,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th July 2023

The Junction is an award-winning organisation established in 2005 which provides a wide range of health-related services, education, information and advice to young people in North-East Edinburgh. We work with 12–21-year-olds in the community by providing one-to-one support, counselling, creative projects and more. Our vision is to work with young people to support their health and wellbeing by helping them to explore and make their own life choices.

We are seeking a confident and innovative Director with demonstrable experience of successfully leading a team in the third sector. The applicant must be committed to our values and in supporting young people in the community, with an understanding of the issues affecting them as well as the opportunities and challenges of the third sector landscape.

If you are open to a new and exciting opportunity to have a meaningful impact for young people in North-East Edinburgh, please see below for our application pack.

This post is subject to PVG Scheme disclosure checks and suitable references.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Counselling Team Lead

  • Part time
  • £32,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th January 2023

The Junction Young People, Health and Wellbeing offers young people, aged 12-21 in Leith and North East Edinburgh, a range of Health and Wellbeing Services to support them to reach their full potential. For more information, go to: the-junction.org

We are recruiting for an experienced counsellor who wants to develop their leadership by recruiting, developing and supporting a volunteer counselling team. This new role, supported by the National Lottery's Communities Fund Improving Lives, is an exciting opportunity to expand our counselling service and reach more young people.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th January 2023

The Junction is an award-winning charity that takes a holistic approach towards young people’s health and well-being. Our vision is for all young people to achieve their full potential. We work with 12-21 year olds in North East Edinburgh offering one-to-one support, counselling and creative projects to support their wellbeing by helping them explore their life choices. For more information, visit the-junction.org

We are looking for committed individuals to join our board of trustees. This is an incredible opportunity to make a difference with The Junction and build your skills. We are currently looking for 4 trustees to join our board from January 2023 and are open to individuals with experience in any of the fields below:

  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Secretary
  • Risk
  • Law
  • Fundraising
  • Counselling and/or Social Work

As we are recruiting multiple roles, we are encouraging applications from both experienced trustees and individuals with no previous board experience.

The most important attributes of trustees joining us include a willingness to ask questions, share our values of equality, transparency and community as well as their time commitment to the role. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Role responsibilities

Duties/tasks for the year include:

  • Attend 4 board meetings a year (quarterly)
  • Attend or dial-in to 4 informal meetings with board members
  • Contribute to sub-groups
  • Attend 2 Development Days with staff and/or trustees (usually but not always a Saturday in Spring and Autumn)
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,595
  • North East Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd October 2022

The Junction is a Health and Wellbeing centre in Leith for young people aged 12-21 in North East Edinburgh. To find out more about our services, please visit the-junction.org

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Project Worker Team as a full time Project Worker. The role involves leading on developing and delivering our street and school outreach leading on and delivering partnership group work providing one to one support for young people.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Office Administrator

  • Part time
  • £21,500 pro-rata
  • Leith
  • Closing 12th June 2022

The Junction Young People Health and Wellbeing is a young people's health and wellbeing centre, based in Leith, for young people aged 12-21 in Leith and North East Edinburgh - find out more about our services here: the-junction.org

We are looking for an Office Administrator that has excellent time management and organisational skills to play a leading in the essential administration functions of our small office. The successful candidate must be able to communicate well with a range of stakeholders and share The Junction's values and commitment to the rights of young people.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Young Person’s Counsellor

  • Part time
  • from £29,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th January 2022

The Junction Young People Health and Wellbeing is a young people's health and wellbeing centre, based in Leith, for young people aged 12-21 in Leith and North East Edinburgh - find out more about our services here: the-junction.org. We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Young Person's Counsellor. This role is part of a recent successful partnership bid with other youth services in Leith as part of the Community Mental Health Funding.

The postholder will provide counselling to young people both at The Junction and in the partnership organisations. They will support the development joint referral system for the partnership. Other organisations in the partnership are The Citadel Youth Centre, Miricyl, Multi-Cultural Family Base, Pilmeny Development Project, The Ripple Project and YMCA Edinburgh.

A formal counselling qualification and experience of counselling young people are essential. Would be particularly keen for applications from individuals that have a good understanding and experience youth work.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,190
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th January 2022

The Junction Young People Health and Wellbeing has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Project Manager. This is a hybrid role that requires an inspirational individual to lead the Project Worker Team and deliver face to face support for young people. Expertise in supporting and managing staff as well as experience working with supporting young people with their wellbeing is essential to this role. You should be able to work flexibly, have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working with uncertainty.

The Junction Young People Health and Wellbeing is a young people's health and wellbeing centre, based in Leith, for young people aged 12-21 in Leith and North East Edinburgh - find out more about our services here: the-junction.org.

The role will require working from The Junction and some home working.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Chairperson

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Leith, Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th March 2021

The Junction, established in 2005, is an award-winning charity that takes a holistic approach towards young people’s health and well-being. We offer a wide range of services, education and support for young people of primarily, Leith and North East Edinburgh, aged 12-21, in a safe, friendly, confidential environment.

We are looking for an experienced and inspiring leader, to help shape the strategic direction of this unique community asset and steer it through its next phase of change and development.

Shortlist