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Top job! Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,882 – £43,363
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th November 2018

  • Advertised from 16th November 2018
  • 35 hours per week
  • CFS18/80


This is an exciting opportunity to provide strategic and operational leadership for Children1st within the West of Scotland.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about doing the right thing for children with an in-depth understanding and experience of operational management of services in the field of child wellbeing and child protection. With a proven track record as a leader you will bring, service development experience and an ability to operate at a strategic level.

The post holder will drive the development and reach of our trauma sensitive supports for children, young people and families in Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and the West. Building on our existing presence in these local authorities and seeking new partnerships, the post holder will ensure that Children 1st play a key strategic role in the planning and design of service delivery ensuring a high quality and creative range of supports to best meet the needs of children. The successful candidate will work alongside our senior leaders to identify new opportunities, partnerships and innovations in line with key strategic priorities and the needs of the children and families we support.

This is a permanent, full time post of 35 hours per week.

Application notes

For further information and to apply, please visit

Closing Date: Friday 30 November 2018.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Children 1st has a long tradition of valuing and involving sessional and volunteer workers. To find out more about volunteering with us, please visit our website.

The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme/Disclosure information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC 016092

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st