Cornerstone
Cornerstone

Charity registered in Scotland SC004780

At Cornerstone our aim is simple, ‘to enable the people we support to enjoy a valued life’. Everyday across Scotland we support people with disabilities and other support needs to become more independent and be active in their community.


Current vacancies

Service Improvement Manager (Care Sector)

  • Full time
  • £42,669 – £44,920
  • On site: Dumbarton
  • Closing 30th July 2024

Are you an ambitious and dedicated Health or Social Care manager? Are you driven and passionate about delivering the highest standards of care and support? We have a great opportunity for you!

We’re on the lookout for a Service Transformation Manager to join us on a 3-year fixed-term basis in Dumbarton.

The Role

As our Service Transformation Manager, you’ll take the lead in developing and transforming one of our biggest services. Our service provides support to eight individuals with complex support needs who all live in their own flats in the same supported living complex.

Working alongside our Branch Leader, Culture Lead, PBS Lead and Depute Delivery Director, you’ll develop a high functioning, accountable and professional support team who are dedicated to making sure that the people we support live the best lives possible.

You’ll take on Registered Manager responsibilities and will drive improvements in standards and quality and help us achieve our strategic aims.

For a full list of responsibilities, please see the role profile attached to our advert.

About you

This role would be ideal for someone who is looking to develop their career in our sector in a more senior role, or a Registered Mental Health/Learning Disabilities Nurse with leadership experience.

What we need you to bring:-

  • Extensive experience in a leadership role in the Health or Social Care setting
  • Significant experience of managing and leading teams, with evidence of improving performance
  • Experience of working with individuals with learning disabilities and Autism
  • Knowledge of legislation and governance within the Social Care sector, specifically SSSC codes of practice and Health & Social Care Standards
  • A sound understanding of professional boundaries, accountabilities, and responsibilities, particularly in relation to working with vulnerable people
  • A proven solutions focused approach to problem solving with a flexible approach to emerging or changing circumstances
  • SCQF level 9/10 in Social Services and Healthcare or equivalent

About us

Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities with over 40 years' experience providing care and support for adults and children with various support needs across Scotland.

Our Strategic Aims

  • To become an expert provider of services to people with learning disabilities, autism and complex care needs.
  • To be the best employer in social care in Scotland.
  • To achieve stability and sustainability which supports future developments.

So, if you’d love to showcase your experience and make a real difference to people’s lives in a well-respected, national organisation, what are you waiting for? Apply today! We’d love to hear from you!

Have any questions? Please contact Nikki O'Brien, our Deputy Delivery Director at nicola.o'brien@cornerstone.org.uk

The successful candidate will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and be committed to working towards a relevant SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare and PDA in management with the support from our Training Academy, if not already attained. If you’re successful in joining our team, we will need you to register with the SSSC within 3 months of starting your employment with us.

The successful candidate will Cornerstone welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce.

Shortlist

Resources and Procurement Lead

  • Full time
  • £44,008 – £46,320
  • Hybrid: Glasgow, Dundee or Aberdeen
  • Closing 6th August 2024

Are you an experienced facilities manager with experience in resources and procurement? If this sounds like you, then this could be the role you have been waiting for!

We have a brand new and exciting opportunity to join Cornerstone as a Resources and Procurement Lead on a full-time, permanent basis.

This role can be based in any of our main offices (Aberdeen, Dundee or Glasgow), or part of our hybrid working model. If opting for hybrid, we would need you to live within a reasonable commute of Aberdeen, Dundee or Glasgow. There will be occasions that we'll need you to travel to other Cornerstone branch locations (travel expenses would be reimbursed as set out in Cornerstone’s expense policy with travel reimbursed by HMRC legislation).

The Role

Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities with over 40 years' experience providing great care and support for adults and children with various support needs across Scotland.

As an integral part of our business support team, you’ll be responsible for provision of high-quality property and facilities management.

You’ll use your specialist knowledge to deliver an effective corporate procurement function and will be responsible for all policies and procedures relating to properties and facilities.

Key deliverables of this role include: -

  • Property management
  • Energy & utility supply management
  • Procurement & contracts management
  • Fleet management
  • Insurance

As part of our Wider Leadership Team, you’ll contribute to our organisation’s strategic, operational and departmental plans.

Please see the Role Profile attached to our advert for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About You

What we'll need you to bring: -

  • Proven experience of working within a resources and procurement role
  • A relevant professional qualification at Degree/SCQF level 9
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent customer service skills with a strong commitment to delivering solutions and improving processes
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to plan and organise work across several inititiatives
  • The ability to identify, develop and implement compliant policies, processes and procedures and communicate these clearly verbally and in writing
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Comfortable learning new systems, developing and implementing new procedures and proposing solutions for problems with systems.

If you’re up for the challenge and think you have what it takes, then apply now, we'd love to hear from you.

Have any questions? Contact Lynn Wallace, our Finance Director at lynn.wallace@cornerstone.org.uk.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited along to a virtual interview on Wednesday 14th August 2024. Second stage interviews will take place on Monday 19th August 2024 at our Glasgow office.

The successful candidate will need to undertake a Standard Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland.

Have any questions? Contact Lynn Wallace, our Finance Director at lynn.wallace@cornerstone.org.uk.

Shortlist