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Team Leader, Children and Young People Service

  • Full time
  • £32,101 – £36,130
  • Hybrid. Predominantly home-based with potential to work from Edinburgh office. Occasional travel across Scotland to support families.
  • Closing 16th October 2023

  • Advertised from 25th September 2023
  • 35 hours. Fixed term contract for 12 months, maternity cover. Salary depending on skills and experience.


In this role you will support the Direct Help and Support (DHS) Manager to deliver services and meet the strategic aims of the organisation. You will lead our Children and Young People Service, overseeing a range of projects and service level agreements, supporting neurodivergent children and young people across Scotland, aged up to 25. This includes management of a team of Children and Young People Outreach Specialists. Our highly skilled staff team is neurodiverse, and it is essential that Team Leaders support our team to achieve their full potential.

You may also manage an individual case load, providing 1:1 issue-based advocacy to neurodivergent children and young people. This involves forming meaningful working relationships, creating a plan in partnership with the child or young person to address the issues they are facing and supporting them take part in decisions affecting their lives.

Organisation profile

For over twenty years we have been making a huge difference to the lives of neurodivergent children, young people, and their families. Our goal is to become a world-leading centre bringing practical help, research, and education together to address the impact of neurodiversity.

Research has always been central to our vision for a world leading centre of excellence. Neurodiversity knows no boundaries and our work is complemented by the Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre (SMRC) based at the University of Edinburgh.

In this role you join Salvesen Mindroom Centre at an exciting time, as we continue our work to improve the daily lives of children, young people and families.

Application notes

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

Closing Date for Applications: 9am on Monday, 16th October 2023

Interviews will be held on: Thursday, 26th October 2023