The Richmond fellowship Scotland is Scotland largest social care provider supporting individuals across Scotland.
We have a great opportunity available for an Area Manager, this is a senior management post responsible for the development of new and existing services across the Borders, Edinburgh, Midlothian and west Lothian Services. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing positive working relationships with stakeholders, as well as ensuring TRFS is effectively represented within key partnership forums.
The post-holder will contribute to the development and management of existing services, ensuring they meet and exceed regulatory requirements, while assisting the Executive Director to develop and implement strategic plans in line with the programme of continual development in both practice and policy.
The Area Manager will provide dynamic and proactive leadership to their staff and management teams supporting their development and ensuring key performance targets are met across the services. Alongside this you will also manage a range of resources, including Finance and Administration to meet service and organisational demands.
Previous experience of a wide range of care and support needs across a range of service models is essential. Experience of developing and delivering complex needs and challenging behaviour supports would also be highly advantageous as well as experience of the development and growth of services. This could be a great post for someone who has the relevant experience and is looking for an exciting and rewarding career challenge.
It is essential that the post holder holds a relevant qualification for the post as defined by the SSSC - RMA or equivalent (or working towards this) along with an SVQ Level 4 or recognized professional qualification.
As part of our compliance checks, all candidates will be asked, if successful, to undergo a risk assessment based on underlying conditions due to covid-19.
Closing date: 14th May 2021.
PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.