Charity registered in Scotland SC007421
This is an exciting time to join us, due to our recent growth, with the opportunity to shape our future and new strategic plan for 2022-2027. The Services Manager will play a key role in our leadership team, supporting teams and services throughout Grampian and the development of new services. This role offers significant opportunity for progression for the right candidate.
The right candidate will
lead and manage the
provision of high quality, safe and stimulating autism specific and neurodiverse services and environments for
children, young people, and adults throughout Grampian.
Supported by a group of four to five Team Leaders, you will have the ability to lead, manage and motivate a team of support staff to work creatively, collaboratively and provide high quality support and services to individuals and their families.
You will be our Registered Manager for both our Playschemes in Aberdeen and Elgin, as well as our Outreach Service. We operate 365 days per year, 7 days per week between the hours of 8am and 9pm.
The role ay permanent, with regular travel throughout Grampian,requires regular evening and weekend work to ensure we provide essential services and support to our teams and neurodiverse community.
In the role of CYP Manager, you will play a key role in our Leadership Team and organisation, currently consisting of circa. 50 staff.
The role of CYP Manager is a new role created in line with our development and growth, and expected to be varied, challenging, and highly rewarding for the right candidate, with significant opportunity for professional development and promotion.
Full job description attached below.
We're looking for an experienced, skilled, talented & passionate individual who shares our vision - Autism & Neurodiversity; a world of fulfilling & happy lives for those who think differently - to join & lead our team within our services in Aberdeen & Moray, playing a key & essential part of the wider A-ND leadership team.
The role of our new Service Manager will require the successful person to register with the SSSC & as registered manager with the Care Inspectorate, overseeing our existing Outreach & Support Service, & our very exciting & brand-new project, Binky the Sensory Bus. You will work closely & collaboratively with our Children’s Service Manager & effectively contribute to the wider leadership team.
You will be assisted & supported by a minimum of two Team Leaders, with one currently based in Aberdeen & two based in Moray at Winchester House. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, you will play a vital role in driving our current & new services forward.
• We are innovators
• We are human rights led
• We are thought leaders
• We value relationships
• We are influencers
• We are passionate
What you will need to succeed
• Strong collaboration, team-working skills & a positive attitude
• Ability to communicate effectively through a variety of channels & styles, using your own initiative
• Strong work ethic & organised, supporting consistency & psychological safety
• Knowledge & ability to effectively use Microsoft packages
• Strong ability to prioritise & manage workloads of self & others
• Eager to develop
• A genuine passion for caring for others, autism & neurodiversity
• Patience & understanding
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including:
• Competitive salary
• Flexible working arrangements & family-friendly policies
• Generous annual leave entitlement (pro-rata) – 36 days (including public holidays)
• Pension scheme
• Training & Development
• Blue Light Card Membership
If you would like more information or a confidential discussion about the role, please contact our head office on 01224 277900 & ask to speak to our CEO, Billy Alexander.