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Top job! Strategic Service Manager

  • Full time
  • Circa £59,000
  • Glasgow Service Centre
  • Closing 27th November 2019

  • Advertised from 12th November 2019
  • Permanent 35 hours per week


The NSPCC is the leading children’s charity dedicated to fighting child abuse and neglect in the UK. We help children who have been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find new ways of preventing abuse and neglect.

We have a unique opportunity for an exceptional senior children’s services manager to be at the forefront of the development and delivery of Together for Childhood and make a real impact in working for the NSPCC in Glasgow.

Together for Childhood is a place-based, long-term project to prevent child abuse and neglect. It aims to transform how the community of Govan in Glasgow raises its children by creating a powerful partnership with local people and agencies.

The Strategic Service Manager will lead the NSPCC Govan service centre and fulfil a key role in the partnership.You will be an experienced children's services professional committed to improving the lives of children, with the ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team and to work collaboratively across agency boundaries. Strategic leadership and highly developed communication skills are a must as you will seek to work with partners at a senior level as well as engage with children, families and professionals across the community.

You will lead the NSPCC’s direct work in the Glasgow Service Centre, providing line management for a group of Team Managers and a Development Manager, who manage a well-established and experienced multi- disciplinary team including mental health professionals, social workers and community development staff. We provide services to children and families focusing on early child development and the prevention of abuse and neglect in families with young children.

You will use your substantial experience of managing child protection work to ensure high standards of practice are maintained in all aspects of service delivery.

Application notes

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Closing date: 27th November 2019

Interviews: 15th and 16th January 2020