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Senior Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,650 – £39,489
  • Lothian and Border – You should be based within the geographical area of remit (home working initially with the expectation of regular service visits)
  • Closing 21st October 2021

  • Advertised from 6th October 2021
  • Salary Points 40 – 43. Permanent. 37.5 per week
  • N946


SSAMH is Scotland’s mental health charity. For almost 100 years SAMH has promoted the importance of good mental health; delivered dynamic and innovative recovery-focused services across Scotland; campaigned on behalf of people with mental health problems; and challenged stigma and discrimination.

At SAMH, we pride ourselves on the high quality of our support services across Scotland, and as we launch our brand new organisation strategy, we are looking to recruit to newly created roles. Senior Service Managers will lead our services to continue to build on their success and shape new developments and innovation across the organisation.

With overall responsibility for high quality standards and delivery across a number of social care services, within the geographic location above, you’ll demonstrate your energy, drive and enthusiasm for excellence in mental health support and social care.

An accomplished communicator, you will have instant credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders and local partnerships and your experience as a senior manager, will enable you to lead, develop, and support your service managers to build positive and effective environments and deliver outstanding quality services.

If you share our passion and vision for a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances we would be delighted to receive an application from you.

Application notes

SAMH is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

A Disclosure Scotland check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check.

Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form.

Closing date for all applications is 5:00pm, Thursday 21st October 2021

Interviews will be held on Friday 29th October 2021

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website

Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to no other form of application will be accepted.