Child Poverty Action Group Scotland
Child Poverty Action Group 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

Administration Assistant

  • Part time
  • £22,567 – £25,074 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd November 2018

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) works on behalf of the more than one in four children in the UK growing up in poverty. We use our understanding of what causes poverty and the impact it has on children’s lives to campaign for policies that will prevent and solve poverty – for good. We also provide training, advice and information to make sure hard-up families get the financial support they need.

Based in our busy Glasgow office you will play a vital role in delivering the important work of CPAG in Scotland. Working with three other administrative staff you will provide support to the Director of CPAG in Scotland and the Head of Advice and Rights Scotland. You will provide administrative assistance in relation to our finance, personnel, marketing, training, events and other customer service activity.

Experience of office administration, using all basic Microsoft Office packages, and of providing administrative assistance for training, seminar or conference type events will be essential to this role as will experience of working to tight deadlines. You will also have excellent customer care skills, the ability to learn how to use IT systems and to work with a diverse range of people.

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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Welfare Rights Worker (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £31,761 – £35,104 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th August 2018

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

This new post is an exciting 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 be enthusiastic about contributing to social policy work. Your benefits knowledge and track record in networking across sectors will equip you to provide our services to frontline agencies.

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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This vacancy has now closed

Elearning Developer (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £31,761 – £35,104
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th August 2018

This is a new and exciting opportunity to create elearning 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 elearning courses using authoring software such as Articulate Storyline.

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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Policy and Parliamentary Officer (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £31,761 – £35,104
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th August 2018

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 supported 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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