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Children and young people outreach specialist

  • Part time
  • £24,344 – £28,700 pro-rata
  • Home-based with travel within agreed areas to support children and young people, and occasional travel to our Edinburgh office (frequency to be discussed). We provide a nationwide service and, as such, welcome applications from across Scotland.
  • Closing 29th November 2021

  • Advertised from 10th November 2021
  • Salary depending on skills and experience. Part time (21 hours). Flexible working can be offered.


To promote the rights of children and young people in accordance with the UNCRC; to provide advocacy and support to neurodivergent children and young people; to ensure that the views of children and young people referred to Salvesen Mindroom Centre are taken into account in decisions that materially affect them; to develop materials and resources suitable for children and young people.

The post will be home-based, providing support to children and young people across Scotland using a mix of in-person and online communication. Travel will be required within agreed areas for direct work with children and young people and occasional travel to our Edinburgh office will be required (frequency to be discussed). The postholder will be required to work flexibly over 3 days to meet the needs of children and young people. The role may include very infrequent weekend working.

Organisation profile

Salvesen Mindroom Centre is an independent Scottish Charity with a big vision – a world where ‘no mind is left behind’ and where every person with a learning difficulty receives the recognition and the support they need to achieve their potential. We are going through an exciting period of change and growth as we move towards our goal of becoming an internationally recognised centre of excellence in neurodiversity. We are looking for well qualified, positive thinking individuals who want to work as part of our enthusiastic team.

Application notes

Please download the job application pack below or for more information contact us at

Closing Date for Applications: 9am on Monday, 29th November 2021

Interviews will be held on: Friday, 10th December 2021