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Top job! Operations Manager (Care)

  • Full time
  • £50,000
  • Auchterarder
  • Closing 20th October 2023

  • Advertised from 6th October 2023
  • 40 Hours per week


About us

Ochil Tower School is an independent charity offering education, care and therapy services for children and young people with complex additional support needs on a residential and day basis. Our pupils come from a range of local authorities across Scotland. We have an ambitious development plan which includes an extension to our 52 week provision for all our children and young people and opening our 5th house on site, which follows on from the establishment of a Life Skills Centre for our senior pupils (18-21 years).

Ochil Tower School is part of the international Camphill Movement.

Our Vision- To be recognised as a centre of excellence where our children and young people can live, learn and work in an integrated community based on mutual respect and unfolding of individual potential.

Our Mission - To create a community where our children and young people feel a sense of belonging, support and personal growth; a place where there is an inclusive, lifelong learning culture with an integrated approach to health, education and care.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint an Operation Manager (Care) who will lead on the delivery of our vision and continue to foster an inclusive approach amongst all colleagues to ensure we optimise the outcomes for the children and young people who attend Ochil Tower School.

You will assist the Head of Care with Leadership and Management for the delivery of a specialist residential service for pupils with additional complex support needs, by being visible and having an operational background.

The Person

You will have extensive operational experience, working in children's residential with a minimum of 5 years managing services. You will be qualified to meet the registration requirements which will include Leadership and Management Award (SQA Level 10) and SVQ Level 4 in Social Care or Equivalent with clear evidence of commitment to continuous professional development.

Application notes

To apply for this role in the first instance please send a tailored CV and cover letter to (Head of Care).

Closing date for applications: 20th October at midday

Previous applicants need not reapply

For any enquiries please contact Marc Legowski (Head of Care) on 07460 448747