Job Description

A unique chance to influence wellbeing and protection across Scottish sport

This is an exciting opportunity to lead on the establishment of a new, national service providing case management support to Scottish governing bodies of sport (SGBs). Children 1st is working in partnership with sportscotland to develop this service and support SGBs to effectively manage wellbeing and protection concerns for all who participate in sport.

We are now looking for a skilled and confident leader to develop, launch and grow this service from the outset. As the Team Leader, you will lead and manage the team’s partnership with SGBs to:

  • support their management of wellbeing and protection concerns and investigations in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • build the knowledge, skills and confidence of SGB staff through training, mentoring and directed learning.
  • facilitate the development of resources including practice guidance, tools and templates that support SGBs’ case management of wellbeing and protection concerns.

What kind of person will make a great Team Leader for the Case Management Support Service ?

  • able to inspire and motivate team members providing leadership, guidance and emotionally-intelligent support.
  • have an excellent understanding of wellbeing and protection for both children and adults.
  • have effective organisational skills and an ability to respond to manage investigations and changing situations.
  • is a strong communicator who values a collaborative approach
  • is passionate about human rights.

If you have the above and possess a professional qualification and experience from an appropriate sector, such as social work, law or human resources, we would like to hear from you.


You will primarily work at home with a periodic requirement to attend meetings at our offices and those of our partners across central Scotland.

Salary, Conditions, Pension

We will offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement (40 days inclusive of 9 public holidays, pro rata), flexible working opportunities and a contributory pension scheme.


This is a fixed term, full time post of 35 hours per week funded initially until 31 June 2025.

Application notes

For the candidate pack and to apply, please visit

We are planning to facilitate some online information sessions about the new service and the Team Leader role with the opportunity for questions too. If you are interested in attending then please email David on to receive details and the meeting links.

Closing date : Sunday 9th July

Interviews will be held in weeks beginning 17th and/or 24th July.


For more information on how to apply, please click here.