Service Manager- Falkirk

  • Full time
  • £34,753
  • Falkirk (On site)
  • Closing 29th May 2024

  • Advertised from 9th May 2024
  • Permanent.


Blue Triangle is a social care organisation that empowers people to thrive, by delivering solutions in connected communities which focus on the needs of each individual. We are looking for enthusiastic people who share our values (Kind, Passionate and Creative) to join our services accommodating and supporting people experiencing homelessness and empowering them to thrive.

Blue Triangle recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

What we offer:

Aside from offering a supportive and friendly environment where our people are valued and appreciated, we’ll see that your hard work and drive to succeed is rewarded.

  • Competitive Salary and Pension Options
  • Full time & Part time hours available
  • Long service awards
  • Fully funded SVQ4
  • Access to our benefits platform with high street voucher and tech discounts and cycle to work scheme to name a few!
  • Inhouse training programmes
  • Significant Gym discounts
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • 24/7 access to employee assistance programme, including counselling
  • A wide range of family friendly policies
  • Life Assurance cover of 3 times your salary
  • Credit Union
  • £200 refer a friend scheme
  • And many more!

About the Role:

As Service Manager, you will manage and lead a team to deliver high quality, safe, secure, accommodation for Care Leavers from the Falkirk Area providing round-the-clock Housing Support, engaging Group Activities, and personalised 1:1 Assistance, where young individuals can thrive to build their skills and confidence to help transition smoothly into independent living with the support of a large fully trained staff team. This role is 35 hours per week and will be Monday-Friday.

Main Responsibilities:

As Service Manager, you will:

  • Lead, manage and develop the staff team and others where appropriate (e.g. students, trainees etc.) to meet the objectives of the service, delegating tasks where appropriate.
  • Promote and encourage the professional development of staff, including onboarding, supervision, core competencies, in-house training and external training.
  • Ensure adequate staffing cover is provided for the service at all times by appropriate shift rotas and deployment of employees, both permanent and relief.
  • Manage all aspects of the service in line with Blue Triangle, statutory and legislative requirements and take a lead role in the strategic development of the service.

About You:

  • To join us, you need to have a genuine passion for helping people.
  • You will already be a registered manager with the Scottish Social Services Council, hold a minimum of SCQF Level 7 (SVQ 3) in Social Care but willing to complete an SCQF Level 9 (SVQ4) as soon as possible and have experience of managing and motivating a team.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to undertake care practice in accordance with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) code of practice, National Care Standards, Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care and the Associations policies and procedures.
  • Ability to relate empathetically to people and recognise their right to choice and independence.
  • Able to use Microsoft or equivalent applications competently.

We care about one another whilst taking pride in the service we offer. You will be working in a company with a strong identity and with the guidance and support of experienced Senior Managers you will be able to develop in your career.

Application notes

To find out more and apply, please visit our website.