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Assistant Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,750
  • Family Support Centre, Langlees
  • Closing 13th December 2021

  • Advertised from 1st December 2021
  • Fixed Term until 31st January 2023


Take advantage of our £500 new start bonus and apply today

About Family Support Centre Langlees

Aberlour Family Support Centre - Langlees works in partnership with the local council and the local community, providing a range of services to promote, positively support and strengthen the capacity of children and families to reach their full potential.

Our service supports families in the Falkirk area who may have a wide range of issues, which could include concerns for child development, social isolation and childhood trauma. The service works directly with the whole family in various settings, such as their own homes and our community-based family support centre which is registered with the Care Inspectorate. As an Assistant Service Manager you will be responsible for a vulnerable caseload along with supporting the staff team with service review and evaluation working a 37.5 hour week.

What we are looking for....

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who will contribute to the leadership, management and development of services for children, young people and their families in line with planned objectives. You will support the line management of a highly motivated and skilled team to provide a personalised service for our young people. You will have extensive working knowledge and understanding of the key stages of a child’s development, the impact of family issues on children’s well-being and child protection matters. Experience of working alongside Health, Education and Social Work colleagues to improve life chances for children and families will be essential for this position.

You will have working knowledge of implementing the Pre-Birth to Three curriculum framework and Realising the Ambition Guidance into an early years’ service. Experience of embedding Care Inspectorate Best Practice guidance and Five to Thrive approach would be advantageous. You will have involvement in supervising students and staff and will support the Service Manager in the day to day management of the service.

You are required to meet the qualifications requirement for this post which is at SCQF Level 8 (eg. HNC, SVQ Level 4) or equivalent experience gained through other means.This post requires you to register with the Scottish Social Services Council as a Practitioner in Day Care of Children service.

The postholder will work 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday between the hours 9-5pm. Flexible working can be considered. Work will take a blended approach with some home working involved.

Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidates here.

At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to

join our team. To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employeesclick here

What we offer...

As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversity here.

Application notes


If you have any queries, please call the Service Manager Angela on 07592438135 or e-mail:

Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Applications to be returned by: noon on Monday 13th December 2021

Interviews are expected to take place on 21st/22nd December

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Terms & Conditions for this post click here

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