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Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,632 – £38,847
  • Perth with some home working
  • Closing 7th April 2023

  • Advertised from 27th March 2023
  • Salary depending on experience and qualification. Permanent. 36.25 hours per week 3 posts available.


Rock Trust are delighted to be investing additional capacity within their Service Management Team. We are looking for a passionate and experienced Service Manager to lead our services in Perth and to help us ensure that every young person in these regions have access to youth specific services to help them avoid, resolve and move on from homelessness. The primary function of this role is the effective management and delivery of our frontline services and development activities, leading our service team to ensure that we provide quality services and reach our key targets. This key management role will support the Assistant Directors to implement strategy, ensuring that regulatory standards are met, and policies and procedures are implemented.

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Play a leading role in the development of our Services
  • Lead and manage a team of high performing service delivery staff
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with key partners
  • Manage resources, reporting and quality of services

Who we are

Rock Trust is Scotland’s leading youth specific homelessness charity. We work with young people aged 16-25 who are at risk of, or who are experiencing homelessness. Our aim is to end youth homelessness in Scotland by ensuring that every young person has access to expert youth specific services to assist them to avoid, survive and move on from homelessness.

Rock Trust holds the gold award from Investors in People. We are committed to making Rock Trust a fantastic place to work. We provide a range of enhanced benefits for staff, including a starting annual leave entitlement of 25 working days which will increase by 1 day for every full year of service completed (up to a maximum of 30 working days) plus 10 Public Holidays (pro-rata), a 6% employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance scheme, employee rewards and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave. A full list of our benefits is available on our website.

We actively support the ability to work flexibly and remotely, and all staff are provided with the ICT kit and home set-ups needed to minimise travel and promote a work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunity employer, with the Silver Charter from LGBT Youth Scotland and are signed up to the DWP’s Disability Confident scheme. We encourage applications from all parts of the community.

Rock Trust has four core values; Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch

Application notes

Closing date: 9am, 7th April 2023

For an application pack please visit our website at to download a pack. Please specify in your pack which role you are applying for.