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235 Corstorphine Road, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, EH12 7AR
£43,096 - £56,479 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week

This position has expired.

The role of Assistant Head of Business is an exciting opportunity to lead on the development of Barnardo's fostering and adoption services across Scotland. As part of a UK Senior Management Team you will ensure regulatory compliance and the provision of quality services to foster carers, adopters and their children. Work with stakeholders identifying their requirements and providing the most appropriate solutions.

This post is Scotland wide; our fostering and adoption offices are in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen and you will be able to work from the location of your choosing, however, you may be required to travel to and work at any place where work has to be performed on behalf of Barnardo's in line with your contract and grade. You will be allocated a base location nearest to your home address, for the purposes of expenses and Line Management.

When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.

About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

Our basis and values

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