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 a Workforce Manager 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 visit childminding.org
The successful applicant will manage the implementation of planned and targeted childminder recruitment, based on a successful childminding specific model, increasing the number of childminders across Scotland, in partnership with key stakeholders and funders. You will line manage a Workforce Officer and work collaboratively with internal and external colleagues,
We require a skilled communicator, with enthusiasm, self-motivation and the ability to get on well with others. You will possess excellent organisational skills, be fluent in written reports and funding applications, as well as budget setting and reporting.
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.
If you would like to be part of our team please get in touch for an information pack and application form:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org stating the post you are applying for.
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 7th December at 12pm.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th December 2022.
Please note that only applications submitted on the correct form will be considered.
SCMA is working towards becoming an equal opportunities employer.