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.


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Glasgow Child Poverty Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £33,044 – £36,522
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th May 2020

At a time of unprecedented challenges for low income families across Glasgow this is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of strategic planning, partnership working and negotiation to play a lead role in supporting action to tackle child poverty in the city. With over one in three of Glasgow’s children living in poverty even before the coronavirus crisis, 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 the 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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Policy and Parliamentary Officer (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £34,036 – £37,618
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th December 2020

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, drawing 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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Cost of the School Day Practitioner

  • Part time
  • £34,036 – £37,618 pro-rata
  • Moray
  • Closing 11th February 2021

This is exciting opportunity for somebody with experience of working with children, young people and families, a track record in developing partnerships and a passion for equity and inclusion in education.

The successful candidate will play a key role in our Cost of the School Day partnership with Moray Council. We are looking for someone with experience of involving children, young people and families in research and communicating findings in an accessible and compelling way. You will have proven experience in developing positive working relationships with professionals to facilitate policy and practice change. You will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to facilitate groups and deliver high quality awareness raising and professional learning.

This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund until December 2021. This post is suitable as a secondment with the agreement of your 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

Policy and Parliamentary Officer

  • Part time
  • £34,036 – £37,618 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th February 2021

Do you have a track record of working with policy makers and a strong desire to help end child poverty?

Want to develop and promote evidence based policy solutions?.

The successful candidate for this post 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 to 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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This vacancy has now closed

Welfare Rights Adviser: Disabled Children and Families

  • Part time
  • £34,036 – £37,618 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th February 2021

CPAG in Scotland is looking for an experienced welfare rights adviser to join the team in Glasgow delivering benefits and tax credits advice and information to staff working in frontline services across Scotland.

This post is an opportunity for someone with a thorough, current knowledge of benefits and tax credits, used to working with social security legislation and caselaw. You will be a skilled communicator, able to deliver high quality advice, information and training. You will contribute welfare rights expertise to CPAG in Scotland’s policy work on social security for disabled children and adults.

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