Participation and Engagement Officer - Council HQ
Scottish Borders Council
Newtown St. Boswells, Roxburghshire, United Kingdom
Job type: all
Job industry: Community & Sport
Job Details Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £17.75 - £19.40
Salary: £32,403.57 - £35,414.82 per annum
Contract Duration:Temporary until 27/09/2020
Role Purpose To lead the development of the Children and Young People's Participation Strategy and co-ordinate the implementation of this strategy, operationally managing activities required to meet key priorities. This will require liaison with key stakeholders across the Scottish Borders with a focus on children and young people along with service providers and members to ensure that
• The voice of children and young people is heard
• Children and young people help shape their services
• More children and young people participate and engage in a range of activities with an emphasis on citizenship and being involved in the democratic process.
• Equity is a key consideration in all participation.
Please see attached additional information sheet for further details
Essential Educated to degree level or with equivalent relevant experience
Informal Enquiries To Informal enquiries can be made to Norrie Tait
Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.