Residential Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,000
  • West Linton
  • Closing 11th February 2022

  • Advertised from 13th January 2022


This is an opportunity to become part of an organisation that is noted for engaging people in a positive manner. The use of crafts, nature, music, art and general creative activities is well established and has been part of the culture of the organisation for many years.

Main Purpose of Role

The Residential Manager carries responsibility for the delivery and management of the Garvald West Linton Residential Service ensuring that all the residential facilities are functioning at the highest standard in line with current regulations and delivering appropriate levels of support to all residents. The Residential Manager will be registered with the Care Inspectorate as the Registered Manager of the Residential Service.

The Residential service has 5 Community houses, each of which has its own House Manager.

The Residential Manger will gain support from being part of a Management Team together with the CEO, Finance Manager and Day Service Manager.

Key Priorities

• To provide leadership and support for the House Managers ensuring that GWL meets relevant service standards in the delivery of care to residents.

• To have an overview of GWL’s residential provision and ensuring that it meets the needs of the residents and provides developmental opportunities for each individual.

• To interface and work constructively with the Care Inspectorate, Health Professionals and other external bodies ensuring that GWL’s relationships continue to benefit the organisation.

• To understand and work with practice and theory based on a model of Social Pedagogy.

• To support the cultural life of GWL in the celebration of cultural events.

Application notes

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Closing Date for applications 11th February 2022

Full Job Descriptions can be provided upon request via

Garvald West Linton, Garvald House, Dolphinton, West Linton, EH46 7HJ Tel: (01968) 682211