MND Scotland
MND Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC002662

MND Scotland is the leading charity in Scotland providing care and support to people affected by Motor Neurone Disease (MND), as well as funding vital research into finding a cure.

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Top job! Head of Direct Services (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £41,814
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th April 2021

As part of the organisation’s Senior Management Team, you will manage the direct services provided by the charity, ensuring their effective development is in response to the needs of those affected by MND.

Due to maternity leave MND Scotland have a temporary vacancy for a Head of Direct Services from May 2021 until August 2022.

MND Scotland is embarking on an exciting new period of growth and development. This role will be responsible not only for management of the current support services, but also for identifying gaps in provision and actively driving innovation and development of new support services to improve the lives of those affected by motor neurone disease.

This is a key leadership role and as part of the organisation’s senior management team, you will manage the direct services team and the services they run, including advocacy, equipment loan, benefits advice and information.

You will be a highly motivated individual, have experience in health and social care, have excellent communication skills and enjoy new challenges. Experience of successfully managing and developing a diverse range of care and support services is essential.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will:

  • provide management and leadership to the direct services provided by MND Scotland
  • ensure the effective development of MND Scotland services in response to the identified needs of those affected by MND
  • develop and implement robust service delivery plans and systems to ensure the efficient and effective day-to-day operations to include carrying out of audits and evaluation of specific projects and services.
  • contribute to the strategic management and development of MND Scotland as a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT)

The successful candidate will be expected to play a wider leadership role by representing MND Scotland at key meetings; Fostering collaboration to drive forward projects and initiatives in the delivery of our mission to reduce the impact of MND on the lives of those affected today, and provide hope for a world without MND tomorrow.