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Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,003 – £45,135
  • Perth (travel to services within Perth & Kinross area) (On site)
  • Closing 5th April 2024

  • Advertised from 22nd March 2024
  • Permanent


Service: Learning Disabilities


Do you have a passion for connecting with people to achieve their goals in life, and enjoy the sense of achievement in empowering vulnerable people?

If so, we have a fabulous Service Manager opportunity for you to join our awesome team, leading our Perth & Kinross Learning Disability service. Because People Matter at Turning Point Scotland, why not join us to reach your full potential.

Embark on an emotionally rewarding journey and apply today!

About the role

As a Service Manager, you will work with individuals who have a wide range of support needs, providing them with practical and emotional support and encouraging them to achieve their own personal outcomes in all aspects of their daily lives e.g. keeping safe, meaningful activities, community involvement, physical health, relationships, emotional health and wellbeing.

As Service Manager you will also:

• Maintain the continuing relevance of services to individuals’ needs and purchaser requirements by ongoing planning, monitoring and evaluation.

• Where a need or an opportunity is identified, assist in the development of new services

• Ensure agreed standards of service delivery in compliance with relevant legislation, National Care Standards and purchaser requirements.

• To support the senior management team in the streamlining, promotion and monitoring of quality assurance systems which meets the needs of individual services as well as the overall service delivery in the region.

• Ensure compliance with the Scottish Social Services Council Code of Practice.

• Develop, monitor and implement supervision and appraisal systems for staff.

• Ensure that all Turning Point Scotland policies and procedures are adhered to.

About You

You will have passion and drive to take forward a well-established Service and Team. Be passionate; and committed to the overall aims and objectives of the service and have the belief that people can live fulfilling lives with the right support in place.

You should also have:

• Experience of working with vulnerable people and leading a service delivery team, including managing the provision of a safe operating environment in a relevant context.

• The ability to negotiate with a wide range of internal and external partners and build positive relationships including local authorities and housing associations.

• Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to effectively prioritise your own time and workload to meet a number of different and competing tasks in sometimes pressurised environment

About Us

At Turning Point Scotland Perth & Kinross, we deliver services for people who have a learning disability or autism and unique and complex behaviours which challenge the service: many of the individuals we support have some forensic histories. We support people who live in 24/7 supported accommodation projects. We also provide support within our outreach service to people with learning disabilities within the area of Perth, Kinross and Blairgowrie/Rattray.

The support we provide is always person centred, we do this by involving people who know the person well, this includes family and friends, other health and Social Work professionals, Advocacy services and our own staff members.

If you are dedicated, compassionate, and enthusiastic about making a difference in the lives of vulnerable adults, we would love to hear from you.

Turning Point Scotland offers a Salary Matching opportunity.

Application notes

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Please note that IT skills are required for all our vacancies.

Where applicable, successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of start date.