Glasgow Child Poverty Co-ordinator

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


  • Advertised from 1st May 2020
  • This post is full time 35 hours but is open to flexible working or reduced hours. Fixed term 12 month contract

Role

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.

Application notes

For more information about this post, and to download a job pack, visit our website cpag.org.uk/jobs or contact recruitment@cpagscotland.org.uk or phone 0141 552 3303.

Closing date for applications: noon Friday 29th May 2020

Interviews will take place either via video call or in line with social distancing guidance: Tuesday 9th June 2020


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