Development Leaders – 37.5hrs a week x 2 posts

  • Ref: Development Leaders
  • Area: East Ayrshire
  • Hours: Full Time - 37.5
  • Pay: Salary Scale £25k - £29,444 (Qualification Bar) per year
  • Employer: Partners for Inclusion Group
  • Closing Date: 15th December 2022
  • Interview Date: TBC

We have an exciting opportunity for caring, compassionate and professionally talented persons to join our experienced and established management team in Kilmarnock.

As a Development Leader you will lead and manage a team of Support Practitioners working with supported people to make a real difference in their best life.

The Development Leader will report to the Senior Development Leader and will be responsible for the daily management of services and their teams. Ensuring all team members are suitably trained, well supported and have the tools to carry out their role, to the best of their ability. You will also ensure that all aspects of support and service delivery is focused on meeting the needs and preferences of the people we support. You will also undertake on-call duties, outwith office hours for the Organisation.

About You

It is essential that you have good knowledge and experience of working within the health / social care sector, supporting people to live as independently as possible, including managing services and teams.

You should be able to demonstrate effective communication, leadership, coaching and mentoring skills. You will be responsible for working with both internal and external partners.  You will also be committed to person-centred planning, supporting positive risk taking and promoting best practice.

This role will involve aspects of overseeing a number of teams, having a flexible and fast paced approach, with can do attitude to team management will be required.

It is also important that you share our ethos and values which are at the heart of everything we do and ensure that we deliver high quality and consistent support.

About us:

Partners for Inclusion Group was established in 2004 as an independent charity providing individualised support for people with learning disabilities and/or mental ill health.

We continuously strive to ensure  people, who use services,  have control over their own lives through self-directed support, inclusion and the promotion of independence is at the heart of what we do.

This post is subject to membership of the PVG Scheme. Successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC within six months of employment.  They will also be required to have or undertake an SVQ 4 or equivalent qualification to meet the conditions of their registration.

You can call us for an informal chat and for Application Pack on 01563 825555 during office hours or email and we can get in touch.

We are 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.

Scottish Charity Number: SCO35125.

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