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Regional Manager - East

  • Full time
  • £37,452
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 21st May 2024

  • Advertised from 13th May 2024
  • 35 hours per week. Permanent


This is an exciting opportunity to lead our Regional Family Support Team to ensure the delivery of high-quality support to people who are living across the East of Scotland who have a family member in prison.

Our Regional Manager will:

  • Lead a team of staff and social work students to provide 1:1, family work in family homes, community venues, prison, and/or prison visitor centres.
  • Liaise and contribute to key local and community forums such as Community Planning Partnerships, Third Sector Interface meetings, or Local Authority partners’ meetings.
  • Create and develop a range of support services to meet the local need across the East of Scotland.

About You

It is important that our Regional Manager is:

  • Experienced in leading others.
  • Passionate about developing high quality family support practice.
  • Trauma-informed and rights-focused in all they do.
  • Pro-active and skilled in building strong, effective relationships with staff, local and regional partners, and stakeholders.
  • Skilled in creating support to meet the most challenging issues that impact families affected by imprisonment.
  • Confident, resilient, and respectful when dealing with challenging situations.

If you are an experienced professional with managerial experience in social work, community work, family support, or other appropriate experiences and are passionate about making a difference for families impacted by imprisonment, then we want to hear from you.

Staff Benefits

  • 25 flexible leave days plus 10 public holidays
  • 4% matched contribution workplace pension scheme
  • Hybrid & flexible working
  • Employee Assistance Programme (Health Assured)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Laptop and mobile phone for all staff

Application notes

If this is something that is of interest, we want to hear from you. Informal enquiries are welcome: please contact Kerry Knox (Head of Family Support) on our main office number: 0131 557 9800

To apply, download the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below or from our website and email it to or using our online application form.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Tuesday 21st May 2024

Interview date: week commencing the 27th May 2024

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. If you are shortlisted and have any access or other requirements to enable you to fairly and fully participate in the interview process, please contact, who will be pleased to discuss this with you.