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Service Development Manager, (part-time, temporary) Airdrie CAB

Job Details

Job title
Service Development Manager
Closing date
Wednesday 23 May 2018
Hours per week
21 hours per week
Type of contract
Fixed term
£26,000- £29,000 pro rata

More about the job

About the job

Airdrie CAB is looking for a highly motivated person with strong business management skills focusing on service development, fundraising and sustainability. The successful candidate will have an enthusiasm and innovative approach to developing services in line with the Bureau’s strategic priorities and an interest in or experience of the third sector.

You will be self-motivated, results driven and have excellent interpersonal skills. The post requires excellent organisational skills, strong written and verbal communication and effective time management.

You will have a proven track record of fundraising. You will focus on business and project development and achieving financial sustainability.  You will be committed to partnership working and developing networking relationships with stakeholders and partners. You will have experience in building marketing strategies to raise the Bureau’s profile.

How to apply

Please return your completed pack marked Private and Confidential by post or email to:-


Address:               F.A.O Bureau Manager, Airdrie CAB

                             14 Anderson Street


                             ML6  0AA  


Telephone: 01236 757326 for any enquiries.

The closing date is midnight 23rd May 2018

Interview date to be confirmed

About the employer

Airdrie CAB was formed in 1971 and became a Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee in 1995.  It is a member of the nationally recognised brand of Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) and has continued to develop in response to the needs of the residents of Airdrie, North Lanarkshire and surrounding areas.  The organisation is a member of the umbrella body Citizens Advice Scotland that provides guidance and support to all Citizens Advice Bureau in Scotland (CAS).  The twin aims of the service are:

  • To provide the advice people need for the problems they face
  • To improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.

Airdrie CAB is well placed to recognise trends and identify particular needs and lack of services for specific groups.   Enquiries are across a wide range of fields, and clients expect high quality advice and assistance (including representation at tribunals and in Court when appropriate) on what are, at times, highly complex matters.  The main enquiries at the present time relate to problems with welfare benefits and money; employment; goods and services; housing; and family and personal situations

The Bureaux is open Monday to Friday 9.00 until 16.30 with an evening surgery once per week 16.30 to 19.30.  We have a team of 23 core and project staff and in addition we have over 24 volunteers, the bureau provides a free, confidential, independent and impartial service for community residents on a wide range of issues including: 

  • Debt and money
  • Welfare Rights
  • Consumer issues
  • Immigration
  • Employment and workforce problems
  • Housing
  • Relationship and family issues
  • Discrimination
  • Health services
  • Legal rights & responsibilities

Airdrie CAB is a trusted and well respected organisation. It enjoys high levels of client satisfaction and the excellence of its training programme is widely recognised. Its volunteer workforce and paid staff are fully committed and strive, with limited resources, to provide the advice sought by thousands of clients each year.

It is recognised as a Charity with Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (SC12238), and operates as a Company Limited by Guarantee (157177) and is registered with Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 617437).

For a full overview of all our services and current work, please visit our website at: