Vacancy | Children and Family Services Manager

Are you passionate about improving mental health and wellbeing outcomes for children, young people, and families from serving, reservist and veteran backgrounds?

There has never been a better time to join the team as we launch our ambitious new strategy to become the sector-leading charity supporting children and young people from serving and veteran families across Scotland.

Here’s your chance to realise your potential and step up to contribute your knowledge, skills and experience to enhance our ways in best supporting the lives led by serving and veteran families across Scotland.

The role is fast-paced, providing responsibility for managing a range of existing projects and services as well as a platform to implement new service models to help Forces Children Scotland realise its strategic aims.

Who should consider applying for this role?

Here’s a selection of some of the essential elements:

  • A Professional qualification and background in a relevant field e.g. health, education, social care etc.
  • Possess a minimum of five years’ experience working within children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.
  • Strong children and young people’s service delivery experience, including family support models and project management.
  • Strong breadth of experience on the field of mental health and wellbeing, including an understanding of the current research/evidence base.

Please our download job/person specification below for a full listing of our essential/desirable elements.

Submission Details

The submission deadline for this role is 5pm on Monday 07 March 2022.

Candidates are asked to submit their CV and a covering letter (no more than 1000 words) to

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Laura (Chief Executive Officer) before 5pm on Monday 28 February 2022:

Interviews will take place on Friday 18 March 2022 and an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland Check will be required as part of our selection process.