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Independent Living Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,000 – £37,000
  • National role based in Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th April 2019

  • Advertised from 2nd April 2019
  • (depending on experience)


Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

Age Scotland’s Independent Living programme is focused on helping older people remain in their own home for as long as they desire and are able. Our aim is to provide older people with the information, advice and assistance on the key issues that impact older people’s ability to live independently.

The Independent Living Development Manager will lead the provision of these services to older people adding new services where appropriate and driving service usage. A substantial part of the role will be to lead Care and Repair Edinburgh delivering valuable services to local older and disabled residents.

To succeed in this new and exciting position, you will have recent and substantial experience of successfully managing, developing and delivering a range of services together, with proven experience of leading and supporting teams by inspiring and motivating them to achieve and develop.

If you are an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Manager that wants to be part of a growing team, then this is the opportunity for you. In return, Age Scotland can offer you excellent pay, generous holidays, an employee health care scheme programme and a competitive pension. We want to hear from you!

The post will be based in Edinburgh, but you may be expected to travel throughout Scotland and occasionally the wider-UK.

This post is subject to a basic disclosure check.

Application notes

If you feel you have the skills, experience, motivation and ambition required to fulfil this role, then please apply via our website as detailed below:

Full details of the post and application packs are available from:

Alternatively, you can request an application pack from:

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 24th April 2019

Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Wednesday 8th May 2019