Vacancies with SCMA

SCMA is the national voice of the childminding sector in Scotland. We work with our members to help improve the wellbeing and outcomes for Scotland's children. We also play a big part in influencing change at government level to ensure new legislation is proportional and fits our member's needs.

Around 83% of Scotland's childminders are members of SCMA.  Work with us if you share our Vision of 'Quality childminding... building confident children within a family childcare experience'.

Are you passionate about nurture, high quality childcare and making a real difference to children and families in Scotland? Do you want to be part of SCMA – a thriving membership organisation, advocating on behalf of childminders and delivering services across Scotland?

The Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) is the national voice of childminding in Scotland. SCMA is a national Third Sector and membership organisation that promotes childminding as a quality childcare service. Working on behalf of its 3,500 childminder members, SCMA helps to improve the wellbeing and outcomes for Scotland’s children and aims to influence policy to ensure that it is informed by the experiences of childminding. SCMA provides a wide range of support and professional services for members including training and events as well as delivering local services. 


SERVICES FINANCE CO-ORDINATOR
Full-time 36 hours per week: Salary £22,533-£24,724

We are recruiting for this post to support our services and be part of our finance team. As Services Finance Co-ordinator you will contribute to the operational management and delivery of the organisation’s finance functions. You will assist with providing financial support to the organisation in line with the finance procedures. You will provide effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative support to local and national services.  This role will also involve providing support to our internal teams including the Finance Team.

The post holder is required to have proven ability to prioritise work, present information and forward plan.  Enthusiasm, self-motivation, good communication and excellent organisational skills are required.

Most SCMA staff are currently remotely working from home due to COVID-19; however this role may develop into a blended working model involving a mix of office-based and home working.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications Monday 1 November 2021 at 12pm. Please note that only applications submitted on the correct form will be considered. Interviews will be held on 10 November 2021


If you would like to be part of our team, please email recruitment@childminding.org to request an application pack, stating the post you are applying for.


The Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) is the national voice of childminding in Scotland. SCMA is a national Third Sector and membership organisation that promotes childminding as a quality childcare service. 

Working on behalf of its 3,500 childminder members, SCMA helps to improve the wellbeing and outcomes for Scotland’s children and aims to influence policy to ensure that it is informed by the experiences of childminding. SCMA provides a wide range of support and professional services for members including training and events as well as delivering local services.

SCMA is working towards becoming an equal opportunities employer.
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