The Promise Scotland
The Promise Scotland
The Promise Scotland is responsible for driving the work of change demanded by the findings of the Independent Care Review. It works with all kinds of organisations to support shifts in policy, practice and culture so Scotland can #KeepThePromise it made to care experienced infants, children, young people, adults and their families - that every child grows up loved, safe and respected, able to realise their full potential.

Current vacancies

Top job! Head of Support

  • Full time
  • £60,000 – £65,000
  • Edinburgh. Home Working Arrangements will be in place while Scottish Government restrictions remain in place.
  • Closing 9th August 2021

Thoughtful, determined and committed, you will have a deep understanding of the principles which underpinned the Independent Care Review and how the legacy of learning and acting on the experiences described of life in care or on the edges of care, must be honoured throughout The Promise Scotland’s ambition to support the changes that must happen to #KeepThePromise by 2030.

You will be an experienced change leader who understands the challenges of complex cultural change and able to work alongside a diverse range of individuals and organisations to make change happen, with children, young people and families involved at all times. You will be an experienced team leader and programme manager. You will be comfortable with both leading and supporting others, internally and externally.

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Top job! Promise Design School Programme Lead

  • Full time
  • Circa £50,000
  • Edinburgh, Home working arrangements will be in place while Scottish Government restrictions remain in place.
  • Closing 13th August 2021

The Promise Design School Programme Lead will lead the overarching planning activity for the entire Promise Design School Programme, using Plan 21-24 and accompanying Change Programmes to set and monitor milestones to keep the Promise Design School Programme on track and within budget, managing risks and dependencies, and overseeing governance and quality assurance activity.

Reporting to the Head of Support and working closely with members of The Promise Scotland team and partner, the Scottish Government’s Office of the Chief Design Office (OCDO), change will be facilitated, enabled and supported by providing a shared focus for collaborative implementation and joint working, using service redesign and quality improvement principles, approaches and tools.

The Promise Design School Programme Lead, in collaboration with OCDO, will seek to identify and maximise the available skills and expertise in service design, redesign and quality improvement across Scotland to ensure the collective resources and capabilities are maximized across Scotland.

Fundamental to the role is working with organisations and others across Scotland to ensure that change happens with the voice of the care experienced community at its heart, ensuring meaningful change is embedded and progress is made in ways that meet the needs and aspirations of the care community.

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Website Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,000
  • Edinburgh, Home Working Arrangements will be in place while Scottish Government restrictions remain in place.
  • Closing 9th August 2021

The Promise Scotland is looking for an individual with experience of project managing website redevelopment. You should have experience of translating an organisation’s vision for their website, and communicating it to web developers, graphic designers, copywriters and other contractors. You will manage the entire life of the project, from conception to live online delivery.

Reporting to the Head of External Affairs, you will gather input from The Promise Scotland team, users and anticipated users of the website to assess expectations and objectives that the website must fulfil. You will create an initial concept and, working with the External Affairs Team, project manage from concept to live delivery, while reporting in regularly on progress.

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Events & Administrative Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Edinburgh, Home working arrangements will be in place while Scottish Government restrictions remain in place
  • Closing 17th August 2021

This role has primary responsibility to manage the administration and support to The Promise Scotland with particular emphasis on working with the Support Team. One of the major aspects of this role will be to organise and manage this team’s external work programme and to co-ordinate the project plans which this team is leading. The administrator will work collaboratively with all members of the organisation to provide an accurate and effective administrative service to the team.

The Events & Administrative Officer will be a highly competent and enthusiastic individual who has demonstrated experience within a complex office environment. They must be proficient, proactive and methodical in their ability and able to prioritise and manage challenges and individual workloads. As this is a public facing role, the individual will be the first point of contact with external contacts so excellent customer service experience is essential. The post holder will provide an efficient and high-quality administrative support service to the team and external contacts ensuring they experience a professional and well-run office.

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