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Operational Manager

  • Full time
  • £44,517
  • Scotland - Glasgow & North East Region (Hybrid)
  • Closing 21st May 2024

  • Advertised from 8th May 2024


Do you have operational management skills within the social care sector? Are you a natural leader who has knowledge and experience within the health and social care sectors? If this sounds like you, Quarriers are recruiting an Operational Manager to provide support across services we deliver in the Glasgow and North East of Scotland regions.

Your new opportunity

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for an Operational Manager to join our Health, Children, and Families team delivering services across Scotland. As a key member of the leadership and management team you will be responsible for ensuring that assigned services comply with statutory and legislative requirements and effectively lead on performance management and quality assurance.

You will work with Service coordinators, Project Managers and the wider team providing support and guidance related to trauma informed practices, developing and monitoring service finances while focusing on key objectives within the organisational plan.

As an Operational Manager you will ensure staff and the people we support are the centre of best practice models including promotion of safety, health & wellbeing and that information is available across these key areas and accessible to all. #keepthepromise.

This is a full-time permanent role working 35 hours per week Monday – Friday in line with our agile working policy, which blends home-working with office time and service visits. You will also be required to provide operational on-call support on a rotational basis (an on-call allowance will apply).

What you will need to bring to the role

  • Be qualified or looking to work towards a relevant professional qualification at degree level or above.
  • Excellent communicator who can build long lasting professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to motivate and lead teams in line with organisational plans and goals.
  • A management qualification is desirable.
  • Knowledge, understanding and skills to be able to share best practice and partnership working.
  • A full driving licence is essential.

What’s in it for you?

  • Substantial holiday entitlement.
  • Generous workplace pension.
  • Family-friendly working policies and procedures.
  • Life Assurance.

Wider benefits including our Employee Assistance Programme, free physiotherapy & occupational health support.

More about us

We are an ambitious organisation, and we believe that we have a role in making Scotland and better place.

Our vision: A Scotland in which people can access support, find kindness and thrive.

Our mission: To nurture supportive relationships, provide high quality care, and promote inclusive communities.

About Us

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s leading social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.

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