Top job! Head of Corporate Services

  • Full time
  • £45,000 – £58,000
  • Cumbernauld
  • Closing 2nd September 2022


  • Advertised from 5th August 2022
  • Salary dependent on experience. Permanent
  • Key benefits include 55 days leave per year (11 weeks) Generous Local Authority/ NHS Equivalent Pension Scheme

Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and friendly team as Head of Corporate Services and be part of a creative organisation that is remodelling integrated therapy, care and learning for children and young people affected by neurological conditions. Our aim is simple; to support children, young people, their families and the team around them so that children with profound disability attain and maintain the highest level of holistic wellbeing possible.

The Scottish Centre for Children with Motor Impairments (SCCMI) is a Scottish charity based in the Craighalbert Centre near Cumbernauld and provides services for families throughout Scotland. The Centre includes an independent school for children and young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities and is one of the Scottish Government’s seven Grant Aided Special Schools. We employ approximately 50 staff in the Centre and have an annual budget in the region of £2million. As Head of Corporate Services, you will be responsible for finance, business planning, contracting/ procurement, human resources management, estates, information management and administration functions. Established competence in all these areas will not be required on appointment however experience in budgetary management and human resource management or significant line management experience is essential. New appointees will have the opportunity design a programme for rapid personal development and/ or longer-term development to develop competences and capability. Knowledge of children’s services policy in Scotland and an awareness of governance within the independent or charitable sector is not necessary but would be beneficial.

A successful candidate who requires to relocate may be provided with financial assistance.

New appointees will be eligible to join or continue in the Strathclyde Pension Scheme.

Application notes

A Job Pack is available for download below.

Applicants should submit a detailed CV by email to Kirsty@craighalbert.org.uk together with a supporting statement of no more than 600 words outlining how their knowledge, experience and attributes enable them to fulfil the responsibilities of this post.

Closing date: Noon Friday 2nd September 2022 Interviews will be held on 11th and 12th October 2022


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