Community & Sport

Services Manager

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Services Manager
Orkney Area Services
Part time – 30 hours
£34,623 (pro rata) plus an island living allowance of £1,882 per annum pro rata
Reference: SA/950

Within Orkney Area Services an exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed Services Manager who shares and demonstrates our values:

– Collaboration – we work with others and value their opinions
– Compassion – we work with each other and our service users with care and kindness
– Change makers – we never stand still, we move positively forward, always focused on quality and being the best
– Contribution – we love what we do, we never lose sight of our purpose and the difference we make in society

In keeping with our new way of working, we have a coaching model that promotes and develops the autonomy of our teams. The key outcomes for this role will include managing the direct service provision of a group of services to the highest quality and maintaining these services as autism specific. The successful candidate will also manage the financial and budgetary targets involved in the provision of these services and participate in the planning, update and review of these budgets.

With strong leadership, coaching and mentoring skills, you will provide and maintain a quality service, where the focus will be on developing skills, strategies of intervention and maximising independence for those we support and the autonomy of the teams you oversee. In particular, you will have demonstrable experience of liaising with multi-disciplinary teams, developing and auditing various care and/or support plans, risk management, people management, and developing close links in the local community, promoting the service and the organisation.

Suitable candidates will have a relevant qualification as set by the SSSC such as an SVQ level 4 in Health/Social Care and the Leadership in Management and Care Award; coupled with experience in a management role.

Scottish Autism offers you:

– 32 days’ holiday pro rata (which increases with your length of service)
– Sector-leading training from day one
– Non-contributory life assurance scheme
– Workplace pension

Please note, the successful candidate will be required to update their SSSC registration within 6 months of starting in their post.

This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check.

Closing date: 31st October 2020

Valuing diversity and promoting equal opportunities is at the heart of our vision, mission and values.

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Other organisations may call this role Care Service Manager, Autism Services Manager, Care Services Manager, Care Delivery Manager, Health and Social Care Services Manager, or Social Care Services Manager