HR Advisor
Edinburgh or Glasgow

Children 1st is Scotland’s National Children’s Charity. We help Scotland’s families to put children first, with practical advice and with support in difficult times. And when the worst happens, we support survivors of abuse, neglect, and other traumatic events in childhood, to recover.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled HR Advisor to join our well established HR team in a new role. You will be responsible for delivering a first class HR service to colleagues across the Charity, overseeing recruitment campaigns, advising on a range of people management issues, proactively identifying areas for improvement, and delivering in all areas of our people strategy.

CIPD qualified or working towards this, experience of directly supporting managers in a range of HR disciplines, experience of managing and developing HR systems, and the ability to develop and maintain effective and collaborative relationships based on trust and understanding are essential in this role. If this sounds like you and you would like the opportunity to work in a kind and compassionate, rights based and relationship based organisation, where children are at the centre of everything we do, then we want to hear from you.

Further Information

This is a permanent post of 35 hours per week,  the successful candidate will be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow. Please note that this post will require travel throughout Scotland.

Job title: HR Advisor

Reference number: CS20-03

Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow

Closing date: 17/08/2020 12:00

Interview date: It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on Thursday 27th August

Salary: Starting at £26,977 with progression to £31,576

Please refer to the ‘Job Description and Person Specification’ and ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further information as per relevant documents attached below.

To apply, please download and complete the attached 3 forms below (A, B and C) and email completed forms to:

Alternately, if you are unable to email us, postal applications may be sent to Human Resources, Children 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 1AT.

For further information or enquiries, please email:

We welcome and encourage applications from potential people of all backgrounds, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, belief, disability, who reflect our values.