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Top job! Residential Care Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,192
  • Auchterarder
  • Closing 29th July 2022

  • Advertised from 6th July 2022
  • 1 year fixed term contract with potential to develop into permanent role. 40 hours per week.


Ochil Tower School is an independent residential school for children and young people with complex additional support needs set in beautiful grounds in Auchterarder. We are committed to promoting a nurturing, safe and fulfilling environment for the children and young people. Our ethos is based on a social pedagogy model which recognises and builds on the individual strengths of each young person and uses their interests to support them to engage in learning.

Ochil Tower is in a period of significant development moving from traditional term time residential support for the children and young people to the delivery over 52 weeks. This positive change will have a significant impact across the organisation. In addition to supporting the children and young people all year round the organisation will grow significantly in staffing terms.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Residential Care Manager. This key role will drive the development and implementation of leadership and management of the care team. You will be responsible for culture, vision and strategic leadership within the residential care team supporting the Head of Care to develop and implement the vision for Ochil Tower.

Reporting to the Head of Care you will have excellent verbal and written skills and will be line manager to the House Coordinators (managers) and support them to deliver organisational objectives and values. You will promote a child centred approach to meeting children and young people’s needs ensuring the delivery of quality, person-centred care.

You will lead care self-evaluation, embed the use of Health and Social Care Standards, codes of practice and legislation to support ongoing improvement.

As part of Ochil Tower Operational Management team, you will receive a full planned induction programme.

This post requires you to register with the Scottish Social Services Council as a Residential Child Care Worker with Supervisory Responsibilities.

Ochil Tower is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our young people and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Ochil Tower School is an equal opportunity employer.

Application notes

To apply for this position please complete the application form on Ochil Tower School website and forward to

If you would like further information on this position, please email to arrange a chat

Applications will close on 29th July 2022 at noon.

Interviews will take place on the 18th and 19th August 2022.