Job Opportunity

11 January 2017

Policy and Parliamentary Officer (Scotland): Maternity Cover

(35 hours a week)
£31,446 - £34,756

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of developing and promoting policy solutions and a track record of working with policy makers. With Social Security and Child Poverty bills shortly coming before the Scottish Parliament the post provides a unique opportunity to make a real difference to legislation and policies that will have a huge impact on children’s lives.

The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator with a thorough knowledge of current social policy and political issues as well as an understanding of parliamentary processes and how to engage in them. Playing a key role within our Early Warning System you will be able to identify policy issues arising from case evidence, organise seminars and develop practical policy responses.

This Glasgow based position is maternity cover for a key CPAG post. The post is supported by the Scottish Government through the Children, Young People and Families Early Intervention Fund, managed on behalf of the Scottish Government by the Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland.

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.

For more information about this post, and to download a job pack here or contact or phone 0141 552 3303.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 6 February 2017

Interviews will take place in Glasgow on Wednesday 22 February 2017