Top job! Head of Independent Living

  • Full time
  • £48,886 – £52,329
  • Home based
  • Closing 30th September 2021

  • Advertised from 10th September 2021
  • 35 hours per week. Permanent.


Are you a strategic thinker with a track record in service delivery with the drive and enthusiasm to create opportunities and be able to bring influence both internally and externally?

We are looking for someone to be our Head of Independent Living, you will have operated at a senior management level and will be an integral part of a high performing team to lead the charity to continued success in meeting the aspirations of those who we support.

You will join Sight Scotland Veterans as we launch our 3-year strategy. As a key member of the Senior Management Team, you will share responsibility for the delivery of the charity’s goals by helping the charity achieve its strategic ambition. As the charity seeks to change, grow and innovate, you will lead on a range of cross functional strategies developing new and redesigning existing service offers to strategically align and increase service provision and involvement.

You will have direct responsibility for the charity’s Independent Living Services which includes community based support, rehabilitation, assistive technology and information events.

Your role will involve developing and embedding practice frameworks for each of the services you manage along with the wider charity and you will lead teams to deliver high quality outcomes that make a difference to people’s lives.

This role will be home based with regular travel to our head office in Edinburgh and other Sight Scotland Veterans locations throughout Scotland.

Please contact Clair Bryan, Director of Services to arrange an informal chat about this role

Application notes

To Apply or to view our Job Profile please visit our website Head of Independent Living - Sight Scotland (

Closing date: Thursday 30 September 2021

Interviews for the role will take place on Monday 11 October 2021

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