Charity registered in Scotland SC003159

ELCAP works in partnership with people with disabilities and their families as they build and pursue their goals and dreams for a good life, and with local communities to strengthen their capacity to include people with disabilities as valued citizens.

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Operational Lead

  • Part time
  • £38,500 pro-rata
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 11th June 2020

ELCAP is a Scottish charity which provides care and support for individuals who are affected by learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health problems.

Our services are managed at locality level by seven Operational Leads.

A vacancy has created a rare opportunity to join our leadership team at an exciting time in our organisation’s development.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about making a real difference to the individuals we support, by enabling them to live better, more independent lives within our community.

Job context

The purpose of the post is to ensure that ELCAP delivers high quality care and support services which are safe, sustainable and valued.

The post has four areas of responsibility:

• Managing the delivery of ELCAP’s care and support services in a specific locality.

• Ensuring the safety and improving the quality of ELCAP’s care and support services.

• Increasing the independence and improving the wellbeing of the individuals ELCAP supports.

• Coaching, leading and motivating Support Practitioners, ensuring they perform to a high standard

This is a permanent, part-time post of 30 hours per week.

Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme

The post requires a high degree of contact with children and vulnerable adults. The successful candidate will be required to join the Protecting of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. The PVG Scheme is managed and delivered by Disclosure Scotland.