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Service Director

  • Full time
  • Circa £31,000
  • Orkney
  • Closing 24th February 2020

  • Advertised from 10th February 2020
  • 36 Hours per week (flexible, includes evenings / weekends)
  • Pension: 8% Employer Pension Contribution Holidays: 37 days including Public Holidays pro rata


Relationships Scotland Orkney is a successful third sector organisation in Orkney delivering a wide-range of therapeutic and family services. The key role of Service Director has been introduced to provide leadership and implement service delivery functions.

The Service Director will develop the organisation, within the overall strategic direction set by the board, providing key services for the community in Orkney; supporting individuals, couples, children, young people, families, and promote positive and respectful relationships.

Key requirements:


  • Degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field: Health & Social Care, Business Management or Accountancy
  • A Professional Management qualification

Experience and Knowledge

  • Strong background in working with financial systems, managing budgets and preparing management accounts
  • Developing, delivering and managing services and projects to a high professional standard
  • Commissioning and tendering experience, with a track record of successful funding applications and evaluation
  • Presentations, networking and proven ability to develop relationships
  • Partnership working locally and nationally

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Good observational and analytical skills
  • Non-judgemental, open and friendly approach

Application notes

To apply go to:

If you wish to discuss this vacancy prior to applying please contact Renate either by email: or call 01856 877750