This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to one of Scotland’s leading social care organisations in a key strategic role.
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 core services this post will oversee are in Angus, Tayside, Perth & Kinross, and North Lanarkshire.
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.
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