Child Poverty Co-ordinator

Service: Economic Growth Closing Date: Monday 26th February 2024 To provide critical additional resource within Argyll and Bute Council to support the delivery of commitments set out in the Scottish Government’s policy intent of ‘No...

Service: Economic Growth

Closing Date: Monday 26th February 2024 

To provide critical additional resource within Argyll and Bute Council to support the delivery of commitments set out in the Scottish Government’s policy intent of ‘No One Left Behind’ and ‘Best Start Bright Futures’, by ensuring alignment between the Argyll and Bute Employability Partnership and wrap-around services that support parents’ transition or progression within work, such as childcare and transport.

A key focus for this post will be to link in and build relationships with lead officers undertaking local child poverty work and other related policy initiatives to identify and promote appropriate key changes to local policy and practice that will contribute towards meeting child poverty targets across Argyll and Bute.

Interviews for this post will be held on Friday 1st March 2024.

Argyll and Bute Council recognises the numerous benefits of a positive work-life balance to the wellbeing and productivity of our employees. We will take a flexible first approach to requests from our employees to change the way that they work. While we must balance such requests with the need to ensure the quality of the important services we deliver is not compromised, we will ensure that each request is given careful consideration with a view to achieving a positive outcome wherever possible.

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is Sharon Renton, Senior Employability Officer, 01586 559018.

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy.

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