Livingston James retained by Aberlour to appoint new Director of Children and Families

*Please note this opportunity is now closed to further applications. Should you be interested in similar roles and wish to have an exploratory discussion, please contact Douglas Adam at [email protected].


Aberlour Child Care Trust (“Aberlour”) currently supports disadvantaged children, young people and families to have a brighter future throughout Scotland. Giving children an equal chance and the best possible start in life is at the heart of everything we do.

With ambitious growth plans we acknowledge that, as an organisation, we need to be nimbler and embrace change and innovation. Working collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation to deliver operational efficiencies and enable the growth of our services to support more children and families earlier, our new Director of Children and Families will be pivotal to the sustainability, reputation, success and future of Aberlour.

With strategic and operational responsibility for all Children and Families Services you will focus on ensuring: regulatory compliance; continuous practice improvement and excellence; effective people, risk and financial management; the growth and development of new services and the maintenance and sustainability of existing services.

As an informed and authoritative voice on social policy affecting children and families in Scotland at both a national and local level you will develop and embed a culture of continuous improvement whilst also further raising the profile of Aberlour and the voices of the children, young people and families we support, building on our reputation as a trusted provider of high-quality services.

If you would relish the opportunity to join an ambitious and values-based organisation focused on beating both poverty and discrimination, please review the role profile below or contact Douglas Adam, at Livingston James, our retained recruitment partner to learn more on 0131 220 2209 or [email protected].

NB: Aberlour embraces agile working and the successful candidate would not need to be based in either the Stirling or Glasgow office full time.

Aberlour is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably  qualified  and  eligible  candidates  regardless  of  sex,  race,  disability,  age,  sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

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