Development Leaders – 37.5hrs a week – Salary Scale £25k-£29,444 (Qualification Bar) – Based in Kilmarnock.

  • Ref: Development Leaders
  • Area: East Ayrshire
  • Hours: Full Time - 37.5 weekly
  • Pay: £25k-£29,444 (Qualification Bar) per year
  • Employer: Partners for Inclusion Group
  • Closing Date: 17th July 2023
  • Interview Date: TBC

Partners for Inclusion Group is 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.  An opportunity has arisen to join our experienced and established management team, working across East Renfrewshire and Ayrshire.

As a Development Leader you will lead and manage a team of Support Practitioners working with supported people to make a real difference, and enable the person supported to live 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 emergency on-call duties, as part of a rota, out with 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 leading and overseeing a number of teams, having a flexible and fast paced approach, with a can-do attitude.

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

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.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact reception and ask to speak with a Senior Development Leader on 01563 825555 during office hours.  An application pack can be requested on the above number or request via email:

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.