At CELCIS our ultimate goal is simple. We want to make a big difference. All of our work is dedicated to making positive and lasting improvements in the lives and experiences of children living in, and on the edges, of care. We work in close partnership with carers, social workers, teachers, health professionals, charities, the police, local authorities, and the Scottish Government, sharing our collective skills, knowledge and expertise to develop the best possible systems and practice for children in and on the edges of care. We always work towards making positive and enduring improvements through our innovative evidence-based implementation approach. Our real strength is in our people. Team CELCIS are a friendly and skilled group of people who offer a shared commitment to making a real and lasting difference in young lives.

Current vacancies

Communications Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,236 – £39,609
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th June 2019

This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly-skilled, multidisciplinary Communications and Events team working at the heart of CELCIS.

You’ll be an enthusiastic, highly organised and motivated member of our team with communications expertise and skills, team management experience, and a strong record of achievement. Working on a number of tasks, projects and responsibilities at any one time, you’ll require attention to detail, the ability to prioritise, and the judgement and skill to work with colleagues across the organisation as we work to deliver on CELCIS’s new strategy building brighter futures for children, young people and families.

This role reports into the Communications and Engagement Lead; is responsible for line-managing two experienced Events Co-ordinators, and candidates will be expected to have experience and understanding of resourcing and capacity management.

As with all posts in the team, the post is initially funded to March 2020, with indicative funding for a further 2 years.

Further information on the application process and working at Strathclyde can be found on our website strath.ac.uk/hr/workforus

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Samantha Fiander, Communications and Engagement Lead, 0141 444 8585, samantha.fiander@strath.ac.uk.

Rewards and Benefits

Our staff have access to a wide range of outstanding benefits that include financial rewards, family friendly and wellbeing benefits and career development opportunities, details of which can be found here.

Conditions of Employment

Conditions of employment relating to the Administrative and Professional staff category can be found at: Conditions of Employment.


Where applicable, the successful applicant will be required to serve a 9 month probationary period.


The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding this scheme is available from Payroll and Pensions.


Where applicable, the University offers a relocation package to support new employees who meet the eligibility criteria. The relocation package is offered as a contribution towards costs incurred, and is designed to be flexible, allowing staff to use the financial support available in the way that will be most helpful to them. Further details are outlined in the Relocation Policy.


Formal interviews for this post will be held on 2 July 2019.

Equality and Diversity

We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The University currently holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award, recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia.

University Values

The University’s Values capture what we’re all about: who we are, what we believe in and what we stand for. Our Values have been derived from how we act and how we expect to be treated as part of Strathclyde.