Canongate Youth
Canongate Youth

Charity registered in Scotland SC000600

Canongate Youth has been delivering services in Edinburgh since 1977.


Current vacancies

Fundraiser

  • Part time
  • £31,754 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 3rd June 2024

Canongate Youth’s mission is to provide high quality youth work services that support children and young people to flourish. We aim to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen wellbeing. Throughout our history we have put children and young people at the heart of what we do to deliver services to those who need it most. Across the organisation we support children and young people to:

• Have increased confidence and to be themselves

• Have improved health and wellbeing

• Be more capable of developing positive relationships

• Participate more in their communities and feel more included

• Have increased life skills

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting children and young people we are seeking to recruit for the following post:

The post holder will be responsible for leading on maximising the funding opportunities for the organisation. Together with the Management Team the post holder will be responsible for broadening income streams, developing a fundraising strategy, proactively seeking new opportunities and partnerships, and submitting grant and trust applications. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated individual who has a proven track record in fundraising and can support the organisation to continue its vital work with children, young people and families.

The post is subject to the receipt of two suitable references and membership of the PVG Scheme.

Employee Benefits

  • Staff pension scheme
  • 25 days holidays per year (pro rata) increasing yearly with length of service up to 5 years
  • 13 days public holidays
  • Birthday Treat Day Off
  • Flexible working practice
  • Sick pay and enhanced maternity and paternity leave
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Manager - Maternity Leave Cover

  • Full time or Part time
  • £42,152
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 13th May 2024

Canongate Youth’s mission is to provide high quality youth work services that support children and young people to flourish. We aim to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen wellbeing. Throughout our history we have put children and young people at the heart of what we do to deliver services to those who need it most. Across the organisation we support children and young people to:

  • Have increased confidence and to be themselves
  • Have improved health and wellbeing
  • Be more capable of developing positive relationships
  • Participate more in their communities and feel more included
  • Have increased life skills

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting children and young people we are seeking to recruit for the above post.

The post holder will be responsible for the overall running of the organisation and will provide leadership to a dedicated and passionate team. Together with our Deputy Manager, they will be responsible for strategic development and implementation, operational management, legislative compliance, fundraising, and profile raising. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated leader, who has relevant skills and knowledge to support the organisation to meet its charitable purposes.

The post is subject to the receipt of two suitable references and membership of the PVG Scheme.

Employee Benefits

  • Staff pension scheme
  • 25 days holidays per year (pro rata) increasing yearly with length of service up to 5 years
  • 13 days public holidays
  • Flexible working practice
  • Sick pay and enhanced maternity and paternity leave
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This vacancy has now closed

Finance & Administration Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £27,081
  • Edinburgh / hybrid
  • Closing 20th March 2024

Canongate Youth’s mission is to provide high quality youth work services that support children and young people to flourish. We aim to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen wellbeing. Throughout our history we have put children and young people at the heart of what we do to deliver services to those who need it most. Across the organisation we support children and young people to:

• Have increased confidence and to be themselves

• Have improved health and wellbeing

• Be more capable of developing positive relationships

• Participate more in their communities and feel more included

• Have increased life skills

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting children and young people we are seeking to recruit for the following post:

Finance & Administration Coordinator - 35 hours per week, £27,081

The post holder will support the financial management, day to day operations and governance of the organisation. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual who has relevant skills and knowledge and can support the organisation to meet its charitable purposes.

The post is subject to the receipt of two suitable references and membership of the PVG Scheme.

Employee Benefits

  • Staff pension scheme
  • 25 days holidays per year (pro rata) increasing yearly with length of service up to 5 years
  • 13 days public holidays
  • Birthday Treat Day Off
  • Flexible & hybrid working practice
  • Sick pay and enhanced maternity and paternity leave
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This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,500 – £28,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th September 2023

Canongate Youth’s mission is to provide high quality youth work services that support children and young people to flourish. We aim to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen wellbeing. Throughout our history we have put children and young people at the heart of what we do to deliver services to those who need it most. Across the organisation we support children and young people to:

• Have increased confidence and to be themselves

• Have improved health and wellbeing

• Be more capable of developing positive relationships

• Participate more in their communities and feel more included

• Have increased life skills

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting children and young people to we are seeking to recruit for this post.

This is a new and exciting opportunity to join the CY Team. The post holder will be responsible for designing and implementing a new family support service, using a variety of approaches and methods. They will provide practical and emotional support for families to overcome challenges and improve their wellbeing. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual who can develop a new and impactful service.

The post is subject to the receipt of two suitable references and membership of the PVG Scheme.

Employee Benefits

  • Very generous employer pension contribution
  • 25 days holidays per year (pro rata) increasing yearly with length of service up to 5 years
  • 13 days public holidays
  • Birthday Treat Day Off
  • Flexible & hybrid working practice
  • Sick pay and enhanced maternity and paternity leave
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This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,500 – £28,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st July 2023

Canongate Youth’s mission is to provide high quality youth work services that support children and young people to flourish. We aim to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen wellbeing. Throughout our history we have put children and young people at the heart of what we do to deliver services to those who need it most. Across the organisation we support children and young people to:

• Have increased confidence and to be themselves

• Have improved health and wellbeing

• Be more capable of developing positive relationships

• Participate more in their communities and feel more included

• Have increased life skills

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting children and young people to we are seeking to recruit for this post.

This is a new and exciting opportunity to join the CY Team. The post holders will be responsible for designing and implementing a new family support service, using a variety of approaches and methods. They will provide practical and emotional support for families to overcome challenges and improve their wellbeing. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual who can develop a new and impactful service.

The post is subject to the receipt of two suitable references and membership of the PVG Scheme.

Employee Benefits

  • Very generous employer pension contribution
  • 25 days holidays per year (pro rata) increasing yearly with length of service up to 5 years
  • 13 days public holidays
  • Birthday Treat Day Off
  • Flexible & hybrid working practice
  • Sick pay and enhanced maternity and paternity leave
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This vacancy has now closed

Deputy Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,124
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd June 2023

Canongate Youth’s mission is to provide high quality youth work services that support children and young people to flourish. We aim to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen wellbeing. Throughout our history we have put children and young people at the heart of what we do to deliver services to those who need it most. Across the organisation we support children and young people to:

  • Have increased confidence and to be themselves
  • Have improved health and wellbeing
  • Be more capable of developing positive relationships
  • Participate more in their communities and feel more included
  • Have increased life skills

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting children and young people we are seeking to recruit for a Deputy Manager.

The post holder will work alongside the Manager on the strategic development and functions of the organisation. They will play a lead role in the development of Canongate Youth’s services, in line with the organisation’s charitable purpose, mission and values. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual who can contribute to the management of the organisation, ensuring it continues to provide high quality services for children and young people.

The post is subject to the receipt of two suitable references and membership of the PVG Scheme.

Employee Benefits

  • Generous employer pension contribution
  • 25 days holidays per year (pro rata) increasing yearly with length of service up to 5 years
  • 13 days public holidays
  • Birthday Treat Day Off
  • Flexible & hybrid working practice
  • Sick pay and enhanced maternity and paternity leave
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This vacancy has now closed

Youth Development Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,052
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th August 2022

Canongate Youth works alongside children and young people and aims to nurture aspirations, build relationships, provide opportunities, and strengthen wellbeing. Throughout our history we have put children and young people at the heart of what we do to deliver services to those who need it most. Across the organisation we support children and young people to:

  • Have increased confidence and to be themselves
  • Have improved health and wellbeing
  • Be more capable of developing positive relationships
  • Participate more in their communities
  • Feel more included

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting children and young people and providing quality youth work and employability services we are seeking to recruit for the following post:

Youth Development Worker (Employability)

£25,052 pro rata, 28 hours per week fixed term for 1 year

This post will lead on the delivery of the NOLB Activity Agreement Programme. Canongate Youth is the city centre hub for this programne and takes referrals from across the city. The postholder will work directly with young people to agree a bespoke package of activity to encourage and support them in taking their next step towards a positive destination. We are looking for someone with experience in employability support and training and a person-centred approach to supporting young people aged 16-24 years.

As an organisation we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous pension
  • 25 days holidays per year pro rata plus 13 days public holidays
  • Birthday Treat Day Off
  • Flexible & Hybrid working practice
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Youth Development Worker (Employability & Wellbeing)

  • Part time
  • £24,232 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th September 2021

Canongate Youth provides a range of services, opportunities and support to children and young people aged 5-25 in Southside, South and Central Edinburgh. As part of our ongoing commitment to empowering children and young people and providing quality youth work and employability services we are seeking to recruit for the following post.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and fun person to lead on and deliver a programme of individual support and groupwork to young people aged 14 -24 years. This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave. The postholder will have strong interpersonal skills and experience providing training, learning and person-centred support and is able to develop positive relationships with young people. We are looking for someone to help us work towards our outcomes and uphold the values of the organisation.

This post is part time at 28 hours, with some level of flexibility in the hours worked. It will be based at our premises at South Bridge Resource Centre, but will also include work in schools, outreach, and some homeworking where appropriate.

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This vacancy has now closed

Employability Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,526 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th June 2021

Canongate Youth provides a range of services, opportunities and support to children and young people aged 5-25 in Southside, South and Central Edinburgh. Our values, co-produced with children and young people, are to be child and young person led, empowering, nurturing, fun and trustworthy and these values underpin all our work.

As part of our ongoing commitment to empowering children and young people and providing quality youth work and employability services we are seeking to recruit for the following post;

1 x Employability Support Worker

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and fun person to provide employability support to a caseload of young people aged 16 – 24 years. The postholder will have strong interpersonal skills with experience of providing individual support and training, and crucially is able to develop positive relationships with young people. We are looking for someone to help us work towards our outcomes and uphold the values of the organisation.

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