Autism Initiatives Scotland provides a range of person centred services throughout Scotland. The charity provides services to autistic people who are 16 years old and over and encompasses supported living and outreach services.
The Area Manager is responsible for the design of the support programme to the people we support and to ensure, through the management team, the delivery and maintenance of high level autism specific services. The Area Manager’s responsibilities also include financial management, service development and liaison with external agencies. To provide leadership to the group of services, the Area Manager must ensure all staff are managed and supervised effectively. The Area Manager will be required to travel to our sites across West Lothian, Perth & Kinross.
You will have excellent leadership and supervision skills, knowledge of current legislation and regulations relating to the social care sector and management of an operational budget. A Social Work / health care qualification or equivalent as noted within the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) guidelines for the qualifications for managers is essential for this role.
The successful candidate will be required to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and the SSSC.
If you think you have what we are looking for and are interested in joining our team, we’d be delighted to hear from you.
To apply please visit our website, where you can view our application pack and complete our application form online:
If you require any support with the application process, or you wish to request an application form be sent to you, please contact Joanna Dickinson on 0131 551 7260.
The closing date for completed applications is Friday 22nd October 2021 at 12 noon.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and in service delivery.
Registered Charity No. SC040905