General Manager (Home-Start Aberdeen)

Home-Start Aberdeen is a voluntary organisation committed to supporting families with children under five, who are facing a variety
of different challenges. As one of the largest Home-Start schemes in the UK, we currently reach out to over 200 families across Aberdeen
city and there is increasing demand for us to do more.

We require a General Manager, who can provide strategic, operational and financial leadership to enable us to grow, while enhancing our reputation for cost-effective early years work with families at all levels of need.

Key responsibilities associated with the role include:

  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with all relevant levels of statutory and voluntary organisations within both the public and private sector to maximise funding and partnership opportunities.
  • Ensuring that services are delivered in accordance with statutory and quality assurance requirements.
  • Promoting the work of the scheme externally, seeking opportunities to build public profile and provide evidence of its impact, while highlighting critical issues.
  • Reinforcing a culture of continuous improvement through implementing the engagement and service feedback strategy and enhancing performance monitoring arrangements to ensure that reporting meets the requirements of all stakeholders and funders.
  • Ensuring that there is sustainable funding for ongoing work and planned projects.
  • Supporting the Team Leader and Shop Manager in the day-to-day management of the scheme.

A full job description and person specification is available at

If you are interested in this exciting leadership role, please send your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to Those invited for interview will be required to complete additional Home-Start application forms.

Informal queries about the role can be made, in confidence, by contacting Penny Letts, Home-Start Aberdeen Trustee and HR Lead, on 07889 267661 or

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday, 13 July.