Top job! Support & Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £41,860 – £44,047
  • Inverness and Nairn Services
  • Closing 2nd December 2022

  • Advertised from 18th November 2022
  • 39 Hours per Week


Are you an experienced manager in health or social care and are looking for an exciting and challenging career development opportunity?

Do you believe that people with disabilities should have the same opportunities in life as everyone else?

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives?

Do you have the drive and vision to be able to lead and inspire others?

If your answer to these questions is “Yes”, then you may be the very person we are looking for!

Key is committed to developing high quality, flexible services which support people with a range of disabilities and complex needs to enjoy life to the full as active citizens within their communities. We are seeking a highly motivated, confident, and enthusiastic individual for this role, with excellent leadership qualities.

The successful candidate will be involved in the development and management of a number of teams delivering individualised, person centred support to people living in their own homes and communities across Inverness and Nairn areas. This will include further growth, development and leadership of short breaks (respite) services in partnership with the Elsie Normington Foundation Haven Project.

We are seeking someone who has experience of managing social care services supporting people in their own homes and communities, at Team Manager/ Leader level or above and must be able to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to individuals, enabling each person to live a fulfilled life and achieve their dreams and aspirations with a clear focus on outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, including family carers and other professionals.
  • Keep teams positive and support people through their more difficult times.
  • Assist in harnessing community assets and maximising independence.
  • Work positively and flexibly as part of a busy management team, prioritising and delegating effectively.
  • Have excellent organisational skills and an ability to maintain and develop a number of systems and processes relevant to the role.
  • Commit to their own personal learning and development as well as the learning and development of their teams.

The post includes evening and weekend working as well as support to local managers and other workers out with normal working hours.

In return you will be part of a supportive, local team and will receive:

  • 38 days annual leave inclusive of public holidays
  • Public holidays are paid at double time
  • Organisation sick pay
  • Paid PVG Membership
  • Eligible to apply for a Blue Light Card/ Blue Light Ticket Schemes offering discounts and savings
  • Registered with Concert for Carers
  • Eligible to register for a Costco Membership
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension Contributions

Application notes

If you would like to have an informal chat or to find out more, please contact, or call 07798 571876 .

Closing date for completed applications 2nd December 2022 with interviews scheduled for Wednesday 7 December 2022.

For an application form, job description and copy of our equal opportunities policy, please visit our website email: or telephone; 0141 342 1892 (24 hour answering service).