Join our team: We’re looking for a new Administration and Finance Assistant

01 June 2018

We’re looking for a talented organiser and problem solver to be our Administration and Finance Assistant.

They'll be an enthusiastic, motivated administrator with sharp finance skills to join our busy office.

Someone who thrives on producing accurate and timely work.

And someone who shares our 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.

This role would ideally suit someone who wants to be actively involved in supporting the delivery of a range of projects as well as the day-today running of the office.

It's 37 hours a week and pays £21,087 to £24,891 a year.

Who we are

The Commissioner for Children and Young People Scotland promotes and safeguards the human rights of everyone in Scotland up to 18, or up to 21 if the young person has care experience.

You’d be joining the Commissioner, Bruce Adamson, and a multi-disciplinary team of 15 hard-working and committed individuals working to influence and drive progressive law, policy and practice within children’s human rights.

We do this by:

  • raising awareness and understanding of children’s human rights,
  • reviewing law, policy and practice relating to children’s human rights
  • promoting best practice by service providers, and
  • promoting, commissioning, undertaking and publishing research to promote better implementation of children’s human rights.

In doing this, the Commissioner must have regard to the UNCRC and act in a way that encourages equal opportunities.

He must also encourage the involvement of children and young people in his work and consult relevant organisations working with and for children and young people.

Why join us?

You’ll be valued as an essential part of a busy team, working every day to make an impact in children and young people’s lives in Scotland.

You’ll also get the chance to work directly with children and young people.

We offer flexible working hours and excellent holidays and benefits within the public sector in Scotland.

And we’re happy to consider part-time working or job-share requests.

Visit our jobs page to find out more and apply.