• Restorative Justice Practice Development Adviser Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ))

    Salary: £45,585 - £56,021

    Hours: (35 hours/week)

    Location: Glasgow

    Closing Date: Sunday 10th March 2024, 23:59

    CYCJ is looking to recruit a full-time Restorative Justice Practice Development Adviser to work alongside the part-time Practice Development Adviser. The post is fixed-term for one year; for someone with expertise in developing, supporting and understanding children and young people on the cusp of or involved in offending behaviour, with a particular focus on Restorative Justice.

    The Scottish Government published their restorative justice action plan in 2019, where they committed to making restorative justice consistently available across Scotland. The role of Restorative Justice Practice Development Adviser presents an exciting opportunity to develop this area of work and support the Scottish Government’s vision.

    Find out more on the delivery of restorative justice in Scotland: Restorative justice: action plan - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

    This post holder will join the practice and policy workstream within CYCJ to provide a national restorative justice project-management role for children and young people as part of the Scottish Government’s Restorative Justice Action Plan. The main focus of this role is to lead on the delivery of the Scottish Government Restorative Justice Action Plan specifically focusing on the rights and needs of children in conflict with the law, and more broadly within education. This post includes working closely with all stakeholders, including the Scottish Government and Community Justice Scotland, who lead on this work for adults. The post holder will work alongside the part-time adviser to contribute to the development and roll-out of restorative justice practices across Scotland. The role will also include supporting the work of the stakeholder group; working with colleagues to develop a project plan; representing the CYCJ at meetings, events and conferences; and leading on the development of knowledge exchange resources, activities and publications.

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    Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Fiona Dyer, fiona.dyer@strath.ac.uk

  • Finance Manager (CORRA Foundation)

    Salary: £43,359 – £47,488 pro-rata

    Hours: 21 or 28 hours per week

    Location: Based in Edinburgh or Glasgow with a flexible approach to carrying out an element of work from home.

    Closing Date: Friday 8th March 2024

    They are looking for a passionate and committed individual to join Corra Foundation’s Finance team. This is an exciting opportunity to support the implementation of Corra’s long term finance strategy, as well as supporting, managing and training the wider finance team.

    Working across Corra with the Head of Finance the postholder will have a detailed knowledge of charity accounting principles, and a track record of successfully leading and managing a finance team. The successful applicant will have strong analytical skills and be able to demonstrate both operational and strategic thinking. You will have a proficiency in accounting software and be able to evidence successful production of annual accounts and monthly reporting, ensuring monitoring delivery against budgets.

    Ideally, you will have practical experience of project accounting, restricted funds and grant-making activities.

    Additionally, you should have excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, and experience of explaining complex financial information to other operational colleagues, and non-finance managers.

    You should have experience of working in the charitable sector and handling charitable accounts, as well as having a high level of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.

    As with other Corra staff, there will be the requirement to be flexible and to provide support for other aspects of Corra business as and when required. For further detail visit their website. 

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    If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact recruitment@corra.scot.

  • Educational Support Worker (Bridges Project)

    Salary: £24,000 – £26,000

    Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Fixed term until 31/07/2025, funded by The Robertson Trust.

    Location: Musselburgh

    Closing Date: Thursday 14th March 2024

    Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? Do you want a flexible, varied and meaningful job in a supportive team? Do you value great employee benefits such as 360 Wellbeing membership and an annual training budget? Apply to join them!

    Bridges Project is a leading youth work charity that helps young people aged 12-25 in East Lothian and Midlothian overcome challenges and adapt to adulthood. For nearly 40 years, they have helped young people develop their life skills, improve their educational attainment and move into employment or further education.

    They have a vacancy for an Educational Support Worker to deliver an effective casework and group work service to young people experiencing a range of challenges such as non-attendance at school, low attainment, poor mental health and family poverty.

    The successful candidate will:

    • Support young people to gain employability skills, life skills and accreditation; helping them in to work, apprenticeships, further education or vocational training
    • Provide vocational/industry specific accreditation and training to groups of young people alongside individual support to address particular barriers
    • Take the lead on the service and to provide an effective interface between young people, partners and stakeholders involved in the service.

    This is an exciting position in which the successful candidate will take pride in developing a programme of delivery which will provide young people with clear pathways to positive destinations.

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  • Strategic Lead: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) (UNICEF)

    Salary: Circa £55,000 per annum

    Hours: 35 hours per week. Other flexible arrangements will be considered

    Location: Working from home and at 1 Westfield Avenue, London E20 1HZ

    Closing Date: Monday 11th March 2024, 09:00am 

    • Lead our foundational advocacy work on UNCRC incorporation and implementation across the four nations of the UK and crown dependencies.

    • Advise, guide and support national governments and civil service on children’s rights and the incorporation and implementation of the UNCRC.

    • Respond to domestic and international consultations on priority child rights issues and support other policy colleagues to ensure that UNICEF UK’s contributions are centred in children’s rights.

    • Work with the Policy and UK Programmes teams to create a strong evidence base for UNICEF UK’s advocacy work on agreed child right issues, undertaking research to develop robust public policy positions.

    • Co-ordinate UNICEF UK’s engagement in the reporting processes for the UK Government under Core UN Human Rights Treaties, especially the UNCRC Periodic Review, working with the Strategic Lead – Youth Engagement, to involve children and young people in this work.

    • Advise colleagues across the organisation on child rights issues and ensure that all external communications accurately reflect the UNCRC and wider UN positions. 

    • Liaise with UNICEF New York, Geneva, and national committees to strengthen collaboration and further UNICEF UK’s standing.

    • Act as one of UNICEF UK’s senior spokespeople on relevant child rights issues and support others including the children and young people we work with to act as spokespeople in relation to the UNCRC.

    • Uphold our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion commitments and work consistently, compassionately, and collaboratively to support a safe, inclusive, and holistic culture where we can achieve their best work for children.

    • Demonstrate and model a commitment to our shared values, behaviours and inclusive practices (known as Their Shared Commitment) in all aspects of your work.

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  • Join Their Board (Licketyspit)

    Licketyspit’s mission is to establish Storyplay as a rights-based tool in education, childcare and community practice. They seek to expand their Board and attract new experience, imagination and expertise to help them to take this work forward.

    Their Board of Directors are passionate about improving the lives of disadvantaged children and families. If you share this drive, they would love to hear from you! Licketyspit currently has two vacancies on its Board. They would welcome expressions of interest, particularly if you feel able to contribute to the development of their current priorities:

    • Championing children’s rights-based engagement through Storyplay.
    • Advocacy and strategic partnerships
    • Strategic development.
    • Fundraising and generating unrestricted income.

    They are interested in attracting the following skills for their Board:

    • Experience/knowledge of education & teaching
    • Advocacy, influencing and marketing.
    • Strategic Development
    • Financial management
    • Diversification of income generation

    Interested parties are invited to submit a letter of interest in joining the Licketyspit Board, highlighting any relevant skills and/or experience along with a CV to: virginia@licketyspit.com

    If you would like further information about joining their board look at their application. 

    You can find out further information about them via their website.