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Assistant Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,763
  • Aberlour Sustain Angus, Forfar
  • Closing 2nd February 2022

  • Advertised from 17th January 2022
  • Salary inclusive of 7% unsocial hours allowance


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

About the service...

A family crisis can happen at any time. That’s why Aberlour Sustain Service in Angus is there for families every day. We use person-centred, asset- based approaches to help families overcome various challenges and difficulties helping them get back on their feet. Our whole-family approach means we can create personalised support for both the children and their parents.

This innovative, creative service focuses on families with children aged 0-18 years old and supports them to remain at home supporting while maximising their potential and ability to flourish in their local communities. We also aim to support local professional stakeholders and communities to coproduce solutions

What we are looking for....

We are looking to recruit a dynamic and creative individual to lead and manage a small team and help develop the service to deliver support which is playful, warm, accepting, curious, tenacious, and empathetic.

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

You will be able to balance operational and administrative requirements while also being available to join your team as the lead practitioner on a flexible basis. This will include working directly with the children and families at weekends, evenings and on public holidays in a planned way. To find out more about the experience required for this roleclick here.

Work is carried out individually or in groups using a variety of settings including the service base, family homes, schools and community venues. You will be involved in planning, designing and delivering appropriate work, assessing and evaluating the services, maintaining accurate records and compiling reports.

This is a fixed term post for maternity cover until 31stMarch 2023. If you would like more information or wish to discuss this post further, please contact Grant Cowper, Service Manager, on 07785451479

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 Diversityhere.

If you have any queries please 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.

Application notes

Applications to be returned by: 2nd February 2022

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 7th February 2022

Job Descriptionclick here

Terms & Conditions for this postclick here

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