Top job! Registered Manager

  • Full time
  • £45,000 – £55,000
  • On site: Dumfries
  • Closing 29th July 2024

  • Advertised from 10th July 2024


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a unique Community that provides care and support in an inclusive, vibrant and holistic way.

We are seeking a Registered Manager. This is an opportunity for someone who revels in taking personal and professional responsibility and accountability for quality assurance and compliance in social care within an inclusive community setting and ethos.

Loch Arthur

For the last 40 years, Loch Arthur Camphill Community has been providing 24/7, 360° holistic support to adults with special needs (learning disabilities) in a unique environment.

Fundamental to the ethos of Camphill is the creation of community, recognising the worth of every person and the provision of meaningful and fulfilling work for all Community members. In our community, we have seven shared households where 28 people with disabilities live with others and are being supported by long-term and short-term coworkers living in the same house and or employed coworkers who are part of the team and are part of creating home.

Together they create a nurturing and supportive environment where everyone contributes to and benefits from the shared experience.

Loch Arthur has a range of productive workshops and enterprises which have developed over the years. These arrangements support those who live in Loch Arthur Community and those who attend for day activities/meaningful work.

Purpose and Scope of the Job

The Registered Manager has a responsibility for the quality assurance of the social care provision provided by Loch Arthur, which brings with it a wide variety of tasks and challenges. In addition the post-holder, as a member of the Management Team, has an opportunity to contribute to the development and decision-making processes of Loch Arthur Community

This role works very closely with the internal social care group and, through that group, with those co-workers who are carrying out social care duties daily. This is a type of symbiotic relationship, the working of which is essential for this role to be successful.

You will be an experienced leader who welcomes the opportunity to work in an open, collaborative environment. You will be experienced in social care management and comfortable with people management and leadership. You will be excited by working with others and ready to tackle the challenges involved in managing sensitive, inclusive organisational change.

You will have a strong commitment to being part of a thriving community, dedicated to the principles of shared living. You will take pride in getting it right for those we care for and support.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A relevant qualification for this role is essential.
  • Ability to bring knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation related to this role in a way that enhances the quality of life for those we support and for the community as a whole.
  • Proficiency in risk management, health and safety.
  • Experience in people management and leadership.
  • A full job description is available here.

If you are passionate about making a difference and dedicated to fostering a supportive, inclusive community, we would love to hear from you.

Application notes

For further information and to apply, please visit our website.

If you would like to discuss this role, please contact Steph Atwell by email or on 01387 259669 (option 3) to arrange a call-back.

Closing date for applications – Monday 29 July 2024.

We expect to interview for the role on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th August.