VANL Job Vacancy: Senior Manager Community Solutions Programme

Senior Manager Community Solutions Programme - £35,000 - £45,000 a year (starting point dependent on experience and current salary)


Full time. (Job share would be considered)

Flexible working arrangements possible, including some home-based working.

Secondments also considered.

Based in Airdrie with work across North Lanarkshire.

Initially for 12 months with expectation of longer-term funding.

Are you passionate about community and voluntary sector health and social care support which improves well-being and quality of life?  Do you have strong programme development and management skills?  If so, then we would love to hear from you!

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is recruiting a new Senior Manager to lead the successful and respected Community Solutions Programme. The programme works in partnership with local communities, voluntary organisations and Health and Social Care North Lanarkshire to support investment of over £1.5 million a year in community-led support and services across North Lanarkshire.

Community Solutions has received core, annual funding of over £1 million from Health and Social Care North Lanarkshire since 2012 and receives additional project funding from the Scottish Government and Health and Social North Lanarkshire Partners. Health and Social Care North Lanarkshire is committed to continued funding of the programme - 12 months funding has been confirmed for this post and confirmation of full programme funding for 2020-21 is anticipated soon.  It is intended that a rolling three-year funding agreement will be put in place from 2021-22.

The post-holder will be responsible for all aspects of programme management, including

  • development of commissioning and funding plans with partners, in line with agreed strategy
  • management of programme delivery including governance, funding management, finance, monitoring and evaluation.

Full Job Description

Community Solutions Strategy 2018-2023

Community Solutions 2018-2019 Annual Report

Community Solutions 2019-2020 6 Month Report

Commissioning Plan

Equal Opportunities Form

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to by Friday 27th March 2020. Please ensure your CV and covering letter demonstrate how your experience, knowledge and skills fulfil the requirements of the post including person specification.


Interviews will be held on Thursday 23rd April 2020 in Airdrie.


If you would like to discuss this post informally please contact