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Top job! Self-directed Support Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £45,000 – £50,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th August 2019

  • Advertised from 19th July 2019
  • Salary depending on experience. 37 hours per week. Fixed term to end March 2021 (secondments welcome).


We are excited to be appointing a Self-directed Support Project Manager to lead the Scottish Government’s Self-directed Support project, which will be hosted by Social Work Scotland, and to line manage the project team. The project team will develop an implementation framework for the delivery of Self-directed Support, engage with key partners to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience around SDS, and assist local implementers to personalise their processes and systems, drawing on existing local expertise and insight from implementation best practice.


Candidates should be professionally qualified and have extensive and varied project/programme management experience.


Enquiries can be made to Corinne Groeneveldt by email to

Social Work Scotland is the professional leadership body for social work. We are a membership body with over 400 individual members and over 35 corporate members. Social Work Scotland has two fundamental objectives: to support the development of the social work profession, and to influence and inform policy and legislation affecting social workers and local communities.

Application notes

Completed applications should be sent to by midnight on Sunday 18/08/19

Interviews will be held on Monday 26/8/19 at Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB.