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Top job! Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,882 – £43,363
  • South Ayrshire
  • Closing 25th May 2020

  • Advertised from 7th May 2020
  • 35 hours per week
  • CFS20/26


This is an exciting opportunity to provide strategic and operational leadership for Children 1st in South Ayrshire.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about doing the right thing for children with an in-depth understanding and experience of operational management of services in the field of child care, child wellbeing, child protection, and trauma sensitive family support. With a proven track record as a leader, you will bring service development experience and an ability to operate at a strategic level.

The post holder will drive the development and reach of our trauma sensitive supports for children, young people and families in Girvan, Maybole and the surrounding villages. Building on our existing presence in South Ayrshire and seeking new partnerships, the post holder will ensure that Children 1st play a key strategic role in the planning and design of service delivery ensuring a high quality and creative range of supports to best meet the needs of children. The successful candidate will work alongside our senior leaders to identify new opportunities, partnerships and innovations in line with key strategic priorities and the needs of the children and families we support.

This is a permanent, full time post of 35 hours per week

Application notes

Closing Date: Monday 25 May 2020. It is anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 08 June 2020.

For further information and to apply, please visit

The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

Registered Charity No: SC 016092