Chief Executive

  • Organisation
    YouthLink Scotland
  • Location
    Edinburgh
  • Employment Hours
    Full-time
  • Salary
    £65k to £80k - placement thereon at the discretion of the appointments committee
  • Closing Date
    Fri, 31 Aug 2018 17:00
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YouthLink Scotland the National Agency for Youth Work is recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer following the planned retirement of the present post holder.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual with excellent leadership and organizational ability coupled with knowledge and experience of youth work in both the voluntary and statutory sector.

You will have at least ten years relevant field experience with a substantial part of this in a senior managerial and supervisory role. In addition, the successful applicant will be an accomplished communicator and possess an awareness of the political and policy landscape at local, national and international level. You will have knowledge and understanding of financial probity and experience in operating budgets.

You will be qualified to degree standard or above with a recognized CLD / Youth Work qualification as approved by the CLD Standards Council for Scotland.

The post attracts a non-contributory pension of 9.5% of salary. 

The deadline for applications is Friday 31 August.

All candidates will be informed by Friday 14 September of the outcome of their application.

The interviews are planned to take place on 25 and 26 September at YouthLink Scotland, Rosebery House 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5EZ.

Application pack:

Job description

Person specification

Application form

Equal opportunity monitoring form

Format for interviews

Useful resources

Completed application packs should be submitted to applications@youthlinkscotland.org by Friday 31 August.

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