Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,933 – £37,499
  • Home working with some travel for meetings and services in Edinburgh & the Lothians.
  • Closing 12th July 2021

  • Advertised from 9th June 2021
  • 39 hours per week. Some evenings and weekend work required.


Do you have a proven track record of managing services, involving people who receive support and working with different departments and organisations? Are you ready for a new challenge?

This is an opportunity to join an organisation that has the Investors in People Platinum Accreditation.

The position’s primary responsibility is to ensure a consistently high quality of care, support in the organisation’s services and develop improvements and new services.


SVQ 4 in Health and Social Care & SVQ 4 in Leadership and Management of Care Services or the ability to become qualified to this level within two years from starting in the position.

In addition to line management responsibilities, the development manager will also develop new and current services, working with internal departments and other organisations to ensure the people we support receive the best person-centred services possible.

The right candidate will be committed to the Action Group’s values of inclusion and opportunity for all, and will have creative ideas for improving support services. They will have experience of working directly with people who have support needs, as well as experience of managing social care services. Knowledge of regulatory requirements, recruitment, administration and funding streams is essential, as is an understanding of the socio-political context of the sector. The successful candidate will be a great communicator, who is knowledgeable about the uses of digital communication systems.

Benefits include

  • Pension
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
  • Good annual leave entitlements that increase with length of service
  • Ongoing support, training and development opportunities
  • TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
  • Travel time payable where applicable
  • Mileage allowance where applicable

Application notes

To find out more and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 09:00 on Monday, 12 July.