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Area Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,146 – £43,596
  • West Lothian, Perth & Kinross Services (On site)
  • Closing 15th April 2024

  • Advertised from 25th March 2024
  • (Salaries Under Review) 39 hours per week.
  • Job Reference: AM/HOS/403


We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our West Lothian, Perth & Kinross services as an Area Manager.

Autism Initiatives Scotland provides a range of person centred services throughout Scotland. The charity provides services to autistic people who are 16 years old and over and encompasses supported living and outreach services.

The Area Manager is responsible for the design of the support programme to the people we support and to ensure, through the management team, the delivery and maintenance of high level autism specific services. The Area Manager’s responsibilities also include financial management, service development and liaison with external agencies. To provide leadership to the group of services, the Area Manager must ensure all staff are managed and supervised effectively. The Area Manager will be required to travel to our sites across West Lothian, Perth & Kinross.

You will have excellent leadership and supervision skills, knowledge of current legislation and regulations relating to the social care sector and management of an operational budget. A Social Work / health care qualification or equivalent as noted within the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) guidelines for the qualifications for managers is essential for this role.

The successful candidate will be required to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and the SSSC.

Application notes

How do I apply?

If you are interested in leading our services, we’d be delighted to hear from you. For full details and how to apply please visit our website:

If you require any support with the application process, or you wish to request an application form be sent to you, please contact Joanna Dickinson by calling 0131 551 7260.

Please note we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 15th April 2024.

Interviews will be held on 24th & 25th April 2024 at our Head Office Scotland.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

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