Top job! Service Director

  • Full time
  • £37,000 – £42,000
  • Orkney
  • Closing 10th March 2021

  • Advertised from 19th February 2021
  • Salary range £37—42k, plus contributory pension scheme, casual car miles. Hours: 35 per week, occasional evening and weekend work may be required.


Orkney Blide Trust is looking for a director with strong interpersonal skills to manage and represent the trust and its services to people with mental health problems.

The trust provides several services for people recovering from mental ill health. The director will manage an experienced team and develop our drop-in facility, therapeutic project, housing support and befriending services and other planned services. The director is directly accountable to the board of trustees.

The successful applicant should hold, or be willing to obtain, the relevant qualifications to be registered as a Housing Support Service Manager with the Care Inspectorate and Scottish Social Services Council.

The successful applicant must have the capability, knowledge and experience in the key areas of:

• Management of services and staff

• Knowledge of mental health issues and after-care support systems

• Budget management and income generation

• Performance and outcomes measurement

• Partnership working with other organisations

Application notes

Application packs or further information can be obtained from Orkney Blide Trust, 54 Victoria Street, Kirkwall KW15 1DN. Tel: 07840 198 022 Email:

CLOSING DATE: 10th March 2021 at 5pm

Orkney Blide Trust is a Scottish Charity regd. No. SC012104 and a Company Limited by Guarantee regd. No. SC137449. Regd. Address:

Laura Grimond House, 54 Victoria Street, Kirkwall KW15 1DN