The Yard offers play and respite services for children and young people with additional support needs and their families. We design our services to support the whole family, building communities through our welcoming culture of inclusion. The Yard provides services to early years, schools, families, holiday, and youth clubs. In addition we offer expert training on play, inclusion and disability. The Yard creates beautiful havens for play for disabled children, but even more than that, opportunities for fun, friendship, and community building, support and a sense of belonging. Somewhere to feel safe, to take risks.
We are looking to for a Service Manager who is inspired by our ethos and is excited to bring their knowledge and experience to develop and deliver new services This will include developing and running a holiday support service for children with medically complex care needs. Other areas for service development include helping to deliver the Scottish Government’s aspirations outlined in The Promise and providing additional services for children and young people in receipt of Self Directed Support.
If you are excited to rise to the challenge, this role can be immensely rewarding.
Key responsibilities include:
The successful candidate will have experience of initiating and developing services and successfully leading and managing a diverse team.
More information about this role and how to apply can be found at: Service Manager | The Yard (theyardscotland.org.uk)
If you wish to inquiry more about the role before you apply, please contact Tricia@theyardscotland.org.uk to set up a call.
Interviews will be held on the 19th and 20th December.
The Yard aims to be an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on any grounds. The above post is subject to a PVG check and SSSC registration. Read our transparency statement for potential employees.