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Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,501
  • Johnstone
  • Closing 28th January 2022

  • Advertised from 13th January 2022


Johnstone Supported Living Initiative, Johnstone/Paisley

Care to join us? Then come reach your full potential at Quarriers.

Do you have a passion for people and care about helping others live fulfilling lives? We are looking for a caring individual who shares Quarriers values.

Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation.

We also pay sleepover hours at £10.02 per hour.

Johnstone & Paisley Supported Living Initiative is registered with the Care Inspectorate to provide combined Housing Support and Care at Home to adults with a learning disability. The service currently delivers over 1000 hours of support every week to 14 individuals in their own homes. These services are delivered over three sites; Burns Drive in Johnstone, which has 6 individual self-contained flats, Brewster Avenue in Paisley where 5 people share their home, and a single tenancy in Quarriers Village providing support for one person. A small number of outreach hours are provided to two individuals who live in the local community. The service also has an office base in the centre of Paisley.

The people who use the service have a wide range of needs including Prader Willi Syndrome, Autism, complex communication needs, dysphagia, diabetes, and epilepsy and need both practical and emotional support to live a full life within their communities.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced social care practitioner to lead and develop a staff team of around 50 individuals to deliver high quality, person-centred care to meet the needs of the adults supported by the service.

Promoting people's independence and supporting people to get the most out of life by taking part in activities that matter to them were recognised as service strengths at the most recent Care Inspection. We are seeking someone who has relevant experience of leadership and a solid value base to build on these strengths and nurture the future development of the service.

This role offers excellent career development potential and the opportunity to join an experienced team of professionals who will support the successful candidate to become established in the role of Registered Manager of the service. The Registered Manager of the service is supported by five Team Leaders and a Part Time Administrator, and will be mentored by the services Operational Manager as they undertake a structured induction, as well as having access to a wide range of training and development resources.

There are two parts to manager qualification requirements. You must have a practice and a management qualification. The main qualifications are below.

Qualifications required are:

  • SVQ Social Services and Healthcare SCQF Level 9
  • Any award in management that is certificated at or above SCQF Level 9* (min 60 credits) and mapped against the National Occupational Standards: Leadership and Management for Care Services SCQF 10
  • SVQ Care Services Leadership and Management SCQF Level 10

The successful candidate must have a full current drivers licence and access to own transport.

Please note that IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

Where applicable, successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of start date.

At Quarriers our staff are our most important asset therefore we offer extensive training and impressive learning and development opportunities. We are a SVQ accredited centre. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives.

About Us

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s leading social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.

Application notes

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