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Glasgow Child Poverty Co-ordinator

(This post is full time 35 hours but is open to flexible working or reduced hours)

Grade C £36,105 - £39,905

Fixed term to end January 2024

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of strategic planning, partnership working and negotiation to play a lead role in developing and supporting the delivery of action to tackle child poverty in Glasgow. With over one in three of Glasgow’s children currently living in poverty, you will work closely to support partners in the council, health board and wider public, private and voluntary sector to develop, deliver and report on actions that will substantially help reduce that risk of poverty.

You will have a good understanding of the causes, consequences and solutions to child poverty. You will also have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills and the ability to work with a range of people in different organisations and roles, including people with direct experience of poverty or other forms of exclusion and disadvantage, to identify, agree and deliver shared goals.    

This post is funded by the Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP). You will be part of the CPAG in Scotland team, but work closely with the Health and Social Care partnership, city council, health board and other local partners

This post may be suitable for secondment with the agreement of the existing employer.

CPAG wants a society where all children can enjoy their childhoods and have fair chances in life to reach their full potential. Come and help us end child poverty for good.

For more information about this post, download the job pack Microsoft Office document iconCPAG Job Pack Glasgow Child Poverty Co-ordinator or contact [email protected] or phone 0141 552 3303.

Closing date for applications:  9am, Friday 6th June

Interviews will take place: Thursday 23rd June

Policy and Parliamentary Officer P/T (Scotland)

Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary: £34716 - £38370 pro rata

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of developing and promoting evidence based policy solutions, a track record of working with policy makers and a strong desire to help end child poverty.

The successful candidate will be able to communicate complex policy ideas in an accurate but accessible manner so that non-specialist policy makers can understand and act on them.  You will have an understanding of policy making and parliamentary processes and will play a key role within CPAG in Scotland, working alongside our other P/T Policy and Parliamentary Officer. You will draw on our Early Warning System and social security expertise to identify policy issues and inform policy makers and politicians.

The post is funded by the Scottish Government through the Children, Young People and Families Early Intervention Fund, managed on behalf of the Scottish Government by The Corra Foundation.

CPAG wants a society where all children can enjoy their childhoods and have fair chances in life to reach their full potential. Come and help us end child poverty for good.

For more information and to apply for this post download a Filejob pack.  

Closing date for applications: 9th May 2022 at 9am

Interviews (on Zoom): 31st May or 7th June 2022