Lothian Area Services
Scottish Autism seeks to promote and provide care, education, support and opportunities for individuals with autism of all ages throughout Scotland.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed individual to be part of the Services Manager team within Lothian Area Services.
Key duties within 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.
We require an individual who is innovative and creative to continue to develop the service. 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 skills, you will provide and maintain a quality service, where the focus will be on developing skills, strategies of intervention and maximising independence.
In particular, you will have demonstrable experience of liaising with multi-disciplinary teams, developing and auditing various care programmes, 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.
Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to work under pressure will be important attributes of the candidate. You will be motivated and perform well in a team and have strong communication skills. Familiarity in the use of Microsoft software packages such as Word and Excel would also be desirable.
Please note, the organisation operates a policy where only successful applicants will be contacted. Candidates who have not received written confirmation within two weeks of the closing date for the position should then consider themselves unsuccessful.
This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check.
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Registered charity number is SC009068
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