Child Poverty Action Group In Scotland
Child Poverty Action Group In Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC039339

One in five children in Scotland are growing up in poverty.  It doesn't have to be like this.  Child Poverty Action Group works to prevent and end child poverty - for good.


Current vacancies

Glasgow Child Poverty Co-ordinator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £36,105 – £39,905
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th June 2022

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.

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Digital Learning Developer (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £34,716 – £38,370 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th August 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to create elearning and digital resources that will inspire and support frontline professionals and volunteers to make a difference to children and families at risk of poverty.

You will be practiced in working with subject matter experts and have great writing and creative skills. You will have the technical capability to create engaging elearning courses and video learning resources using authoring software such as Articulate 360 and Adobe Creative Cloud. You will be a good project manager and problem solver.

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 make child poverty a thing of the past.

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Glasgow Child Poverty Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £34,716 – £38,370
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th January 2022

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 and the role local government and health boards can play. 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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Welfare Rights Adviser (ELearning)

  • Full time
  • £34,716 – £38,370
  • Glasgow (flexible)
  • Closing 3rd December 2021

The post holder will join the welfare rights team in Scotland. Your main role will be to write welfare rights content for eLearning and other digital learning resources, working with the team’s Digital Learning Developer to create effective and engaging learning.

You will also contribute to the wider welfare rights work of the team providing expert second-tier advice, information and training on social security to frontline advisers and support workers working with families at risk of poverty across Scotland.

The office is based in Glasgow. We are open to applications from people preferring to work from home and applications from outside Scotland are welcome.

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CPAG Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • London (currently held online)
  • Closing 14th February 2022

CPAG has for more than 50 years been the leading campaigner for the end of child poverty in the UK. We make a difference; empowering families with the right advice, influencing the policy debate – especially to reform Universal Credit - combatting unfair social security legislation in the courts and standing up for families and children in the media. Recent policy changes which we have helped to bring about have included the shortening of waiting times for Universal Credit and the introduction of a new child payment in Scotland. We are the largest providers of information and training for those who advise hard-up families across the UK.

More than 4 million children live in poverty in the UK and this is forecast to rise sharply. Only a significant improvement in the UK’s social security provision will address the underlying financial crisis for so many families.

Now you have the chance to play your part in the struggle to end Child Poverty by supporting the dedicated people who work for CPAG. We are seeking new Trustees to support our research and policy work, and our activities in Scotland and Wales. We are looking for two or three people to join the board.

We are open to applicants from the private, public and voluntary sectors, and to those in executive roles seeking their first Trustee role as well as experienced Trustees who have the required expertise. We wish to increase the diversity of our board particularly with respect to representation from black and minority ethnic groups, people with disabilities and experts by experience. We believe that diverse boards are more effective.

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P/T Office and Training Administrator

  • Part time
  • £26,037 – £28,778 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st March 2022

Based in our Glasgow office (but with the option of some home working) this is an exciting opportunity to play a vital role in delivering the important work of the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland. You will provide administrative support in relation to our training, events, finance, personnel, marketing and other activity – all aimed at contributing to ending child poverty in Scotland. You will join a busy team supporting the work of our Office Manager, Events Manager and Marketing, Communications and Administrative Officer.

You will have experience of office administration as well as of administering training, seminar or conference type events. You will have excellent customer care skills and the ability to work with a diverse range of people. Just as importantly you will have excellent organisational skills, be able to work under pressure and to prioritise your tasks.

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.

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Policy and Parliamentary Officer P/T (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £34,716 – £38,370 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th May 2022

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.

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