SSAFA – Service Manager – Glasgow


Circa £30,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Glasgow Helping Heroes

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Service Manger of SSAFA’s bespoke Glasgow Helping Heroes service, based in the centre of Glasgow.

The service provides “one stop shop” advice and support for the Armed Forces Community that live or work in the City of Glasgow, including serving personnel, veterans and their dependant families. It is very well established within Glasgow and has won many awards.

About the role

You will be responsible for managing and promoting this unique service, working closely with the Head of Specialist Services and Glasgow City Council to achieve this.  You will lead and develop a busy team to deliver a high quality service.  In addition, you will be accountable for data management and reporting.

This is a great opportunity to help, not only Armed Forces Personnel, but the wider Glasgow community as a whole through developing local policies, operational procedures and long-term sustainable relationships with regional funding sources and partner organisations.


  • To carry out this role successfully you will have:
  • Excellent people management skills with experience of running a small team.
  • The ability to be able to establish and maintain partnerships with other organisations.
  • Demonstrable written and verbal communications skills Experience of managing budgets, compiling statistical reports and funding bids.

The role involves occasional travel to London and around Scotland.

Download the job description here.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Gary Williams on 020 7463 9377 for an informal discussion.

Find out about the benefits SSAFA has to offer here.

Closing date: Midday on 27th January 2017
Interviews: W/C 6th February 2017

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service. 

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