Schools Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,722
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 3rd June 2024

  • Advertised from 8th May 2024
  • Permanent


Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified applicant to co-ordinate our awareness-raising, training and support to schools and Higher Education (HE)/Further Education (FE) establishments across Edinburgh, with the aim to develop whole-school, sustainable approaches in the identification of, and support to, young carers.

The post-holder will promote, manage and develop ‘We Care: Schools for Young Carers’ award to schools across Edinburgh, and nationwide (funding dependent), and will work in partnership with Capital Carers and Space to ensure consistent delivery of schools and HE/FE work across the four localities of the City.

The candidate will need to be experienced in working with children and young people in formal or informal education settings, with experience of project set-up, management and reporting and in developing and delivering presentations and running training events/workshops for young people and professionals.

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.


We take good care of our staff and offer a benefit package including: 27 days’ annual leave plus all public holidays, 6% pension, free healthcare through Benenden Health, hybrid working, flexible hours, Cycle to Work scheme and extensive training opportunities.

Application notes

For further details and an application pack, please visit our website or contact us directly:



Tel: 0131 475 2322 / 07801 831975

Edinburgh Young Carers, Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY