• Advertised from 15th May 2024
  • 37 hours per week


We’re looking for an enthusiastic and committed colleague for an exciting new role.

This role would ideally suit someone who is a detail-focussed organiser who enjoys working with children and young people.

The Projects and Participation Assistant is an important point of contact for children and young people engaged with our office. The role cuts across all our rights-based work and includes assisting colleagues in a wide range of tasks to support the delivery of the Commissioner’s statutory functions.

As a cross-cutting support role, it is pivotal to the coordination and planning of the office’s ambitious aims.

Role summary

The Projects and Participation Assistant helps us deliver our:

• Participation and engagement work with children and young people

• Research, litigation, investigations and advice functions

• Project work with external organisations

You’ll be joining a dedicated staff team who bring a variety of skills and talents to influence and drive progress within children’s human rights. We work to our shared values of bravery, independence, leadership, participation, and respect so that we can be the fierce champions of rights that children and young people need us to be.

As part of your package, you’ll receive:

• Generous employer contribution pension.

• 30 days annual leave plus additional 11.5 observed public holidays.

• Flexible working policies allowing you to balance your home and work life, including working from home and flexible working hours.

• Competitive maternity and sick leave policies, always ensuring health and wellbeing.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Applications are welcome and must be submitted before midnight on Sunday 2nd June 2024.

In person interviews will take place on Thursday 20th June 2024 at our office.

Application forms are accepted by email to recruitment@cypcs.org.uk