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Top job! Depute Director of Delivery

  • Full time
  • £57,096
  • Central/West Scotland
  • Closing 13th March 2024

  • Advertised from 19th February 2024
  • Hours Per Week: 36.25
  • Job reference: 002699


Are you experienced in managing high net worth budgets and senior level employees? If you have in depth operational knowledge of the social care sector, then this could be the role you have been waiting for!

We have an exciting opportunity for a service and operations focused, high-performing and engaging leader to join Cornerstone as a Depute Director of Delivery on a full-time, permanent basis.

This role currently oversees services in Glasgow, East and West Dunbartonshire, Argyll & Bute, Ayrshire, Lanarkshire and Scottish Borders. It can be based in any of our offices in these areas, or part of our hybrid working model, however we will need you to have flexibility to travel extensively across these areas and occasionally Scotland-wide.

The Role

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.

You’ll play an integral role providing line management to our high performing team of Branch Leaders and supporting the Director of Delivery and Senior Leadership Team in the development of Cornerstone’s aims and vision. You will contribute to the strategic decision-making processes along with the continuous improvement and development of Cornerstones operational services.

Providing high levels of expertise, you will support Branch Leaders and Director of Business Development to proactively seek out funding and new business opportunities and contribute to tenders and proposals.

As our Depute Delivery Director you will be expected to have a great understanding of finances and managing a significant budget. The management of the budgets will include ensuring branches operate within their agreed budgets, supporting to address underperforming areas, proactively seek out opportunities to diversify income streams and create cost effective solutions.

About You

What we'll need you to bring: -

  • Proven experience of successfully leading a team in an organisation of a similar size and complexity over a wide geographical area
  • Significant management experience, specialising in working with people with learning disabilities, autism and complex care needs
  • A clear understanding of relevant regulatory frameworks including Health & Safety, Adult & Child protection, OSCR, Care Inspectorate and SSSC
  • Exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to respond quickly and flexibly to emerging and changing circumstances
  • Experience of relationship management with both internal & external customers
  • Sound business skills such as planning, tender writing, analysis and reporting, networking and income generation
  • Demonstrable experience of financial management
  • Effective negotiation and networking skills

It would be great if you also have: -

  • Professional care or health qualification or equivalent experience

If you’re up for the challenge and think you have what it takes, then apply today by uploading your CV and cover letter to our online application, we'd love to hear from you.

Have any questions? Contact Colin Phillips, our Director of Delivery on 07825050042.

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

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website

Closing date: 13/03/2024

Shortlisted candidates will be invited along to an interview on Wednesday 27th or Thursday 28th March 2024.