Service Manager

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • South Ayrshire
  • Closing 13th March 2020

  • Advertised from 10th February 2020
  • 37.5 hours


Circles Network is a UK wide voluntary organisation based in Warwickshire, renowned for building inclusive communities on the foundations of justice, advocacy, empowerment and friendships.

Working with people of any age who are isolated or at risk of isolation, this organisation has ground breaking expertise in the development of Circles of Support, Independent and Collective Advocacy, Person Centred Planning and Inclusion into the mainstream of life. Working in highly creative, entrepreneurial styles, we are dynamic and ever more determined to dream, dare and do.

Job Summary

  • To effectively lead the advocacy project: training, professionally developing and managing advocates, administrators teams and volunteers to deliver high quality advocacy services for eligible people.
  • To manage the efficient operation and all functions of the advocacy service, monitoring costs and budgets in the delivery of an accessible and flexible service.
  • To research and deliver opportunities for continual improvement and development and growth of the services available.
  • To develop positive relationships and networks to ensure the promotion and high level visibility of the service and its professional status to maintain optimum referral levels and effective signposting and support of partners.
  • To maintain effective relationships with commissioners and Circles Network Senior Management Team and deliver high standards of recording, monitoring, evaluation and reporting on the service outcomes.
  • To ensure that the ethos of the organisation and its values and beliefs are upheld at all times.
  • To develop local complementary projects as opportunities occur
  • To deliver same hours of advocacy in direct support of individuals

A full job description is available for download below.

Application notes

To apply please send CV to Neelam Gill:

Closing date: Friday 13th March