An exciting opportunity has arisen for a deputy to assist the manager in leading the Hawkhead Centre in Paisley.
The Hawkhead Centre provides a hub of activity and support for Armed Forces veterans with a sight impairment from across the West of Scotland.
The deputy manager will support the manager to continue to develop the service and lead a multi-disciplinary team of staff with the skills, knowledge and vision to empower Scottish War Blinded members to lead fulfilling and independent lives.
The successful candidate will have at least SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent. He / she will have at least two years’ experience of working with either older people or adults with disabilities and of managing, supporting and supervising a staff team. They will also have considerable experience of outcome-focused assessment and the principles of person-centred support, and some knowledge of statutory and third sector provision for older people with a visual impairment.
The Hawkhead Centre is part of a Scotland-wide service to Scottish War Blinded members and the Deputy will be part of the Scottish War Blinded management team.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update, paid by Scottish War Blinded.
Apply online at
or email firstname.lastname@example.org for application pack
Closing date: Monday 19th August
Interviews will be held on 29th August
Scottish War Blinded is committed to equal opportunities and applications are welcome from all sections of the community.