This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Deputy Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £46,632
  • South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 14th June 2021

  • Advertised from 2nd June 2021
  • + benefits package including 8% non-contributory pension.


Are you looking for an organisation where you can make a difference? Are you adaptable and enthusiastic about supporting people to change their life circumstances? Read on….

RTWS is committed to working with partners to deliver a wide range of client-centred services to people most in need. An award-winning company, we are dedicated to reducing poverty and play a central role in the delivery of South Lanarkshire Council's employability and training services.

RTWS will have a key role moving forward in supporting national and local economic recovery plans in response to the global pandemic delivering a combination of existing and new services that will support local people and employers whilst contributing to recovery and growth.

The company has a well-established office and partnership network throughout South Lanarkshire and a strong track record in the delivery of national contracts. Currently this includes the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland Service, Skills Development Scotland’s Employability Fund and Local Authority employability provision.

As a National Training Award winner, we believe in and invest significantly in the development of our staff. We offer a range of benefits and are happy to talk flexible working. The company has been delivering services successfully for over 20 years and recently won the Scottish Top Employers Award for Working Families.

As a RTWS employee you will receive a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, including Group Life Insurance, BUPA Health Insurance, people friendly working hours and group pension scheme membership.

The role of Deputy Chief Executive has been created specifically to lead and secure Routes to Work South’s operational delivery and help develop and drive the company’s recovery and growth strategy with the rest of the management team.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced manager who will:

  • Recognise the need for strategic influencing and develop powerful and sustainable relationships with key internal individuals and external stakeholders;
  • Give confidence to commissioners and wider stakeholders around our operational performance whilst engaging staff in contributing to our ongoing development;
  • Drive forward operational excellence whilst always delivering and maintaining a quality service that enhances the customer experience.

The post holder will also deputise for the Chief Executive as appropriate.

Application notes

Please submit your CV with a covering letter (applications without covering letter will not be considered) telling us why you would be the right person for the job, giving details of 2 referees (who will not be contacted prior to employment offer) by clicking on the following link:

Applications close 12 noon 14th June 2021.