Workforce Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,772 – £26,083
  • Home/office based, requiring travel and attendance at meetings across the central belt and occasionally wider (including regular attendance at Head Office in Stirling).
  • Closing 7th December 2022


  • Advertised from 25th November 2022
  • 36 hrs per week. Initial 12 months funding, with the possibility of continuation.

Role

Are you passionate about nurture, high quality childcare and making a real difference to children and families in Scotland? Do you want to be part of SCMA – a thriving membership organisation, advocating on behalf of childminders and delivering services across Scotland?

We are recruiting for this post to help us expand the childminding workforce across Scotland.

The Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) is the national voice of childminding in Scotland. SCMA is a national Third Sector and membership organisation that promotes childminding as a quality childcare service. Working on behalf of its 3,000 childminder members, SCMA helps to improve the wellbeing and outcomes for Scotland’s children and aims to influence policy to ensure that it is informed by the experiences of childminding. SCMA provides a wide range of support and professional services for members including training and events as well as delivering local services. For more information about our organisation and services visit childminding.org

The successful applicant will work to support potential new childminders by delivering a childminding recruitment model in targeted local authority areas. You will work closely with the Workforce Manager, using SCMA’s successful childminding specific model, with the aim of increasing the number of childminders across Scotland.

The postholder is required to have proven ability to prioritise work and forward plan. Enthusiasm, self-motivation, good communication and excellent organisational skills are required.

The post is home/office based, requiring travel and attendance at meetings across the central belt and occasionally wider (including regular attendance at Head Office in Stirling). Equipment and broadband/IT connections will be provided.

Application notes

If you would like to be part of our team please get in touch for an application pack: Email: recruitment@childminding.org stating the post you are applying for.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications Wednesday 7th December 2022 at 12pm.

Interviews will be held on 15th December 2022.

Please note that only applications submitted on the correct form will be considered.

SCMA is working towards becoming an equal opportunities employer.