Office Manager

Employer Clan Childlaw
Job Type Senior Manager
Location Edinburgh and the East
Specific Location Edinburgh or Glasgow (Hybrid)
Salary £31,450
Closing Date Midday, Thursday 14th July


Since 2008, Clan Childlaw has provided specialist outreach legal representation services for children and young people in Scotland. With a team of skilled and experienced lawyers, Clan has witnessed first-hand situations where broad changes to a law or policy (and its implementation) would help improve outcomes for children and young people.

Clan aim to improve the life chances of the children and young people across Scotland by ensuring they have access to the legal advice they need as well as securing the recognition and enforcement of their rights in Scots Law. They do this through their work in representation, learning and development, and policy. Clan Childlaw believes children and young people should have the opportunity to express their views freely in all matters concerning them and have the opportunity to be heard and represented in any judicial and administrative proceedings affecting them. They also believe children and young people in need of legal advice and legal representation should be able to have a lawyer of their choice as well as knowing their rights with access to information and guidance about their rights, how to exercise them and how the law affects them. Clan are passionate about the law protecting and strengthening the rights of children and young people under the UNCRC.

Following a sustained phase of growth, Clan Childlaw aims to consolidate its position to ensure continuity of service delivery. As an organisation, Clan will work to #KeepThePromise and play their part in driving change identified in the Independent Care Review in Scotland. They will also work to strengthen their foundations to ensure continuing service delivery and this will be underpinned by the implementation of a new fundraising and finance strategy. This new strategic approach will build financial support for their work through a variety of sources including self-generated fundraising income.

Due to its growth, Clan Childlaw are recruiting a new Office Manager. The Office Manager will will keep the offices and virtual workplaces running happily and efficiently by providing employees with tools, resources, policies, and initiatives that enable good work. They will be responsible for the implement and oversight of policies and procedures that nurture efficient working environments where the team thrive. This role would be perfect for someone who likes to see projects through to the end and finished to the hishest possible standard. You will be an experienced Office Manager from within the third sector or looking to make a move into the sector which more suits your passion and values. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and planning skills, with the creative mind to develop and implement processes to ensure the smooth running of the office.

As previously mentioned, Clan Childlaw is in the midst of a huge phase of growth and is doing so at pace. With this you will need to be comfortable with working in a fast paced environment, while laying down the office foundations. You will be a natural leader, dynamic thinker who will be ready to hit the ground running.

If you would like any further information, please do get in contact with our recruitment team.


How To Apply

Please email us at [email protected] or call us on 01786 542 224 to request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.

Closing Date: Midday, Thursday 14th July

Interview Dates: Monday 25th July & Wednesday 27th July

This search is being conducted exclusively for Clan Childlaw by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.

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