Depute Senior Manager

Depute Senior Manager

Job Reference: DSM/0418


Salary: £36,883 – £40,404

Position: Depute Senior Manager, Young People’s Residential Care Services


Moore House Care & Education is a dynamic organisation offering a range of services throughout West Lothian and Fife to support the individual needs of children and young people as they move through their life journey.  


Our approach is firmly based on building positive, nurturing relationships using the principles of playfulness, acceptance, curiosity and empathy (PACE). We are working towards accreditation in Dyadic Developmental Practice (DDP) and provide training and support for all our staff.


Due to continued expansion, we are recruiting a Depute Senior Manager for young people’s residential care services.


As Depute Senior Manager you will provide leadership, development and management of residential services while also supporting the Senior Manager for Care Services.  You will take on a lead role in coaching and mentoring Service Managers therefore will have a minimum of three years of management and / or leadership experience.


The successful applicant will have strong values with a commitment to improving outcomes for young people while also being able to demonstrate a strong commitment to continuous professional development.  The role includes partnership working with colleagues across services to deliver initiatives including Curriculum for Excellence and Getting It Right For Every Child.  You will have a role in embedding approaches to self-evaluation and improvement.


You will also have the opportunity to be creative and support us to develop innovative, sector-leading practice while reviewing opportunities to develop colleagues.  Additionally, you will be highly motivated with the ability to enthuse others, possess excellent communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills along with conflict resolution skills.


The successful applicant should be educated to a degree level or equivalent with the ability to meet relevant registration requirements and also hold a full UK driving licence. 


Full job description, person specification and application form are available on our website.


If you would like to have an informal discussion, please contact Anne Gibson, Chief Executive Officer, or Gary Greenshields, Senior Manager for Young People’s Residential Care Services. /  Tel:  01506 652312.


Closing date for applications: 23 April 2018

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Moore House Care & Education was established in 1988 to work with young people who have experienced real challenges in life and has continued to develop to meet the changing needs of young people.


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