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Service Manager

Job details
Job Type:Children's Services
Job Location:Lanarkshire
Service:Stanmore House School - Residential and Respite Service
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:37 hours per week
Salary Details:£38,487.14 per annum
Salary Band:£30000 +
Closing Date:19 February 2020
Job Reference:CS200112

Stanmore Residential and Respite service, based on the Stanmore House School campus just outside Lanark, has up to 20 young people living and learning with complex health, physical and learning disabilities.

We aim to create a positive and supportive environment where young people can develop to achieve their full potential. We have highly skilled care staff and an onsite Allied Health and Nursing team working collaboratively to achieve the best outcomes for young people.

We are seeking an innovative registered service manager who will lead the Residential and Respite Service and work with the young people we support, their families, and relevant authorities to deliver a service that enriches the lives of the young people. The manager will report to the Head of Care and Support and will lead a large staff team, supported by Team Leaders, to deliver excellence person-centred support. Strong relationships with all staff across the school campus will be essential to delivering positive outcomes for our pupils.

The manager will take a lead role in the development and growth of the service and will be required to prepare, plan and implement operational plans and controls in line with the Care Inspectorate regulatory processes, the SSSC Codes of Practice, National Care Standards and Capability Scotland's own policies and procedures.

If you are interested in learning more about the role please contact Karen Graham, Head of Care and Support, on 01555 665 041, ext. 2303.

Should you wish to apply please submit your CV with a supporting statement as to why you are suitable for the role, contact details found below.

General Information

  • Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.
  • Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.


How to apply:

To apply for this post, please email a CV and supporting statement, with the reference CSCS200112 to:

Contact Name:                   Fiona Robison

Contact Email:          

Contact Number:                01555 665041

Interview Details
Interview dates are to be confirmed.