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Top job! Operations Manager - Learning Disabilities and Forensic Service (Glasgow)

  • Full time
  • £43,897 – £50,451
  • Head Office, Glasgow
  • Closing 18th April 2019

  • Advertised from 5th April 2019


The post holder will be able to demonstrate the leadership characteristics of vision, creativity and innovation, self-leadership, collaborating and inspiring and empowering people.

The post holder will provide management and supervision to Service Managers. Knowledge and experience of criminal justice and/or addictions services is desirable but not essential.

The post holder will:

  • Have extensive experience in managing Social Care Services and of providing supervision
  • Have extensive experience of Learning Disabilities and /or Forensics Service Management.
  • Have extensive experience of Learning Disabilities and /or Forensics Services policy awareness and development.
  • Will have an excellent knowledge of the underpinning issues and appropriate interventions impacting on those with Multiple Complex Needs
  • Have experience and knowledge of trauma and psychologically informed services
  • Have a strong values base that s/he can demonstrate through their work practice that is aligned to our aim ‘Because People Matter’
  • Hold a professional social work, housing, nursing, health or social care qualification or equivalent
  • Be able to demonstrate a record of achievement in social services management, business development, service design and development
  • Have a proven track record of leading, managing and developing staff teams
  • Have excellent written, verbal and email communication skills
  • Be a clear thinker, analytical and have sound decision making skills
  • Be collegiate, reflective and keen to learn
  • Have a vision of business development in relation to the integration of health and social care

There will be travel commitments within the region. A driving license and access to your own vehicle for work purposes is desirable.

The post holder will also have senior management on call responsibility.

Application notes

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