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Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £34,000
  • North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 30th January 2022

  • Advertised from 17th January 2022
  • 35 hours per week



The Best in You Brings Out the Best in Me

ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant social care organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities. We are looking for a dynamic, innovative and motivated Service Manager (Registered Manager) to join us to manage our current respite services, and to develop an exciting new service provision providing respite and short breaks to adults, children and young people across both North Lanarkshire and Stirling local authority areas.

You must have the creativity, passion, motivation and drive to take a lead role in ensuring this service is a success, providing a high quality service to the people we support and effectively leading and supporting our frontline support staff.

This role is pivotal to the success of our mission and ambition to support people with a learning disability to lead the lives of their choosing; lives that are full, meaningful and inclusive. A successful Services Manager will lead their teams to develop and maintain good relationships and communications with the family and Social Care professionals involved in the lives of the people we support.

About You

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:

• Significant experience of leading and managing similar services.

• Experience of managing teams with knowledge of culture change.

• A commitment to the inclusion of people with a learning disability.

• An in-depth understanding of the Self Directed Support Act and its principles.

• SVQ level 4 or the ability to work towards the relevant qualification required for your SSSC registration.

• A clear understanding of the need to build and sustain partnerships with stakeholders, commissioners and other third sector providers.

• The ability to lead our business strategy at a local level whilst promoting ENABLE Scotland with an emphasis on growing our business.

• Full driving licence with access to your own vehicle for business use.

About Us

At ENABLE Scotland we believe in developing all our staff and we provide an extensive learning programme together with in-house career development opportunities. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Person Centred approaches, planning and thinking
  • Introduction to autism
  • Epilepsy awareness
  • Moving and Handling
  • Adult support and protection
  • Child support and protection
  • First Aid
  • Positive Behaviour Support

We also have an excellent range of staff benefits on offer including but not limited to:

  • Health cash plans providing a wide range of health benefits to help people cover the cost of their everyday health care.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loans

Starting a career with ENABLE Scotland is the first step towards making a real difference in our award-winning charity’s mission to help create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.

ENABLE Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on values, skills and competencies required of the specific roles.

Note: The successful applicant will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of their start date.

Application notes

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Closing date 30 Jan 2022