Regional Lead Scotland

Job Description

About the role 

This role engages with the Army chain of command and key stakeholders (e.g. Royal Caledonian Education Trust, Army Welfare Service, BFBS and Armed Forces Covenant leads within local government) involved in supporting Army families across Scotland, and includes some face to face engagement with Army families. Its purpose is to represent Army family issues to the chain of command and service providers across the region, and to assist Army families to access appropriate services and support.

The majority of face to face family engagement takes place from time to time across the region, including (but not limited to) Craigiehall, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Kinloss, Leuchars and Stirling.

The post is part-time with flexible hours (25 per week) and paid based on an annual salary of £13,767. The post holder will be home-based, but with the requirement to travel from time to time across the region to support Army families and attend events. All staff are also required to attend staff training, usually held in Hampshire twice yearly, involving overnight stays and travel.

What we’re looking for

The successful candidate will have current knowledge of Army life and its impact on families with a keen interest in the welfare and quality of life for Army families. We are looking for experience of preparing and delivering presentations with proven skills in working remotely and upon own initiative whilst also part of a busy team, an effective communicator and a good understanding of client confidentiality.

A full list of the skills and experience we are looking for can be found in the Job Description.

AFF welcomes applications from all sections of the community with remote working available as part of a flexible working environment. Please note that you will ideally need to be located within the region that this post covers and should have easy access either to the Leuchars or Edinburgh areas.

For further information

Please download the following from the AFF website:

Any enquiries about the vacancy can be directed to the HR Manager by email: recruitment@aff.org.uk

Closing, interview and start dates

  • Applications should be submitted by 5pm, Thursday 26 November. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Wednesday 2 December.
  • Interviews will take place on Tuesday 8 December, remotely and via Microsoft Teams (or similar).
  • The start date for this post is in the New Year (2021).