Learning & Events Officer
- £23,697 – £29,445 pro-rata
- 3 days / 21 hours (of a 35 hour working week) Fixed term to 31 March 2024
As a Learning & Events Officer you will have key role in the successful design, delivery and evaluation of the Children in Scotland Learning Programme. This includes jointly creating a sector-leading, innovative and financially sustainable programme that supports and connects the children’s sector workforce.
As a Learning & Events Officer you will take a lead on planning and delivering a wide range of activities while also effectively managing relationships with key stakeholders.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a national children’s charity, focused on making a positive difference to the lives of children across Scotland through the learning opportunities we provide.
We are looking a positive, proactive and motivated team player to work with us on the development and delivery of our Learning Programme.
Working in a busy, values-driven environment, this role provides a fantastic opportunity to work with Children in Scotland staff, partners across the sector, practitioners and children and young people themselves to support all our work and deliver our learning and events activity.
Underpinned by our values, our work is focussed on us achieving our vision that all children have an equal chance to flourish. Our Strategic Plan and annual Delivery Plans provide the detail of how we go about achieving this.
As the Learning & Events Officer you will focus on facilitating the successful design, delivery and evaluation of the Children in Scotland Learning Programme. This includes jointly creating a sector-leading, innovative and financially sustainable programme that supports and connects the children’s sector workforce. You will take a lead on planning and delivering a wide range of activities while also effectively managing relationships with key stakeholders.
You will be ready to hit the ground running but we will offer you an excellent induction and support through the first few months, which will then turn into longer-term development opportunities. You will join a brilliant group of supportive staff who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives and work hard to achieve this.
About Children in Scotland
Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.
By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.
Our range of knowledge and expertise means we can provide trusted support on issues as diverse as the people we work with and the varied lives of children and families in Scotland.
Children in Scotland values the contribution of all our staff, whatever their background. Our recruitment decisions are based on fair, open processes, with appointment on merit. We welcome applications from everyone.
*Children in Scotland is Edinburgh based but, until further notice, this role will be remote/home-based, with some travel to Edinburgh required for meetings and the option of use of office space in Edinburgh and/or Glasgow. Arrangements will be reviewed, with staff involvement, throughout the 2022-23 year.
For an informal chat about the job, please contact Jemma Galbraith, Learning & Events Manager by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 7th March 2023
Interview date: Wednesday 15th March 2023