Service Leader – East Ayrshire

  • Ref: SL/OPS
  • Area: East Ayrshire
  • Pay: £25k-£29,444 (Qualification Bar). per year Pay Award Pending
  • Closing Date: 10th April 2024
  • Interview Date: TBC

Our foundation is rooted in a human rights-based approach. We believe in enabling individuals to direct and control their care while upholding their choice and control tailored to their specific needs, choices, and aspirations. Upholding their basic human rights is key to delivering truly personalised support. The forefront of our delivery is our belief that everyone is equal, has the ability to develop and the right to live their best life with the right support that will meet their needs.

As a Service 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.

About You

You must 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-centered planning, supporting positive risk-taking, and promoting best practice.

This role will involve aspects of leading and overseeing a number of small teams, having a flexible and fast-paced approach, with a can-do attitude. 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.

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 Service 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.