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Top job! Business Manager

  • Full time
  • £45,000
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 23rd July 2021

  • Advertised from 25th June 2021
  • 39 hours per week


ELCAP is a Scottish charity which provides care and support for individuals who are affected by learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health problems.

A vacancy has created a rare opportunity to join our leadership team at an exciting time in our organisation’s development. Reporting to our Chief Executive, our Business Manager will lead our business support functions, help us evidence our impact and ensure that everyone involved with ELCAP has a quality experience.

We are looking for someone who has sound management skills, is passionate about business improvement and has the drive to enable our organisation to become the recognised gold standard in social care.

Job context

The purpose of the post is to support the effective and efficient management of ELCAP and to increase our organisation’s impact, reach and resources. The post has five areas of responsibility:

  • Ensuring the effective delivery of ELCAPs business support functions – administration, finance, HR and ICT.
  • Evidencing ELCAP’s impact and leading our efforts to achieve business excellence
  • Extending ELCAP’s reach, enabling us to make a difference to the lives of more people.
  • Growing ELCAP’s resources, by making efficient use of existing resources and developing new business.
  • Contributing to the effective leadership of ELCAP.

This is a permanent, full-time post of 39 hours per week.

Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme

The post requires a degree of contact with children and vulnerable adults. The successful candidate will be required to join the Protecting of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. The PVG Scheme is managed and delivered by Disclosure Scotland

Application notes

Recruitment process

Candidates should complete and submit an application form. CVs will not be considered.

Application forms can be submitted:

  • By email:
  • By post: ELCAP, Woodbine Cottage, West Loan, Prestonpans, East Lothian, EH32 9WU.

Key dates

  • The closing date for applications is Friday 23 July 2021 at 4.00pm.
  • Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 27 July 2021
  • Interviews will be held on Wednesday 4 August 2021.

COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our priority is to protect the health and wellbeing of the individuals we support, our staff and our communities.

We will ensure a safe recruitment process, in line with guidance from the Scottish Government.

Require adjustments?

If you have a disability and require any adjustments to the recruitment process, please call us on 01875 814114 or send an email to

Want to find out more?

If you would like to find out more about the role, please contact our Chief Executive, Paul White, for an informal discussion.

Please call us on 01875 814114 or send an email to to arrange a suitable time for a chat.