Assistant Manager
Crail & Wilson Residential Small Group Living Service

Expiry date: Monday 20 May 2024 at 12:00

Salary: £30,969 - £32,832 per annum
Hours: 39 hours per week
Location: Broadmeadows, Symington, KA1 5PU

We are a leading social care charity working with people with learning disabilities and additional needs to be valued and active citizens in all communities across Ayrshire.  We are proud to have been supporting the rights and choices of people with learning disabilities in Scotland since 1963. With a strong commitment to the values and principles of the person-centred approach, we offer around 600 people each year the opportunity to co-design personally tailored community-centred lifestyle supports.


An opportunity has arisen for a full-time permanent Assistant Manager in our small group residential service Crail and Wilson Houses.  Working together with the Service Manager and management team the successful applicant will assist in the continual improvement of this vibrant service which supports people to live an active life as a valued member of their local community. 


The Assistant Manager will provide direct support to our customers as well as management support to team members and assist in the implementation of the service development plan, ensuring compliance with service standards and regular reporting to the Care Inspectorate, and support all aspects of financial management relating to the service.

The successful applicant will have:


·             Active registration with Scottish Social Services Council

·             Minimum SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent

·             Experience of leading and motivating a team

·             Direct experience of providing support and guidance to individuals with learning disabilities and associated support needs, using a person-centred approach

·             Flexibility regarding hours of work and an ability to solve problems

·             Ability to communicate clearly and concisely


The Assistant Manager role will involve participating in the service’s on-call rota, providing out–of-hours

support to team colleagues and therefore the successful applicant must have a large degree of flexibility.


The preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG

Scheme Record Update.


Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29 May 2024.


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