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.

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