An exciting opportunity has arisen for a visionary manager with a minimum of five years’ experience of working with either older people or adults with disabilities to manage the Scottish War Blinded activity centre in Paisley.
The Hawkhead Centre provides a hub of activity and support for Armed Forces veterans with a sight impairment from across the West of Scotland. The Centre Manager’s role is to lead and continue to develop the service, managing a multi-disciplinary team of staff who have the skills, knowledge and vision to empower Scottish War Blinded members to lead fulfilling and independent lives.
The successful candidate will have a degree in Social Work or equivalent, a management qualification and be eligible for SSSC registration. He / she will possess outstanding leadership qualities, be experienced in staff and budget management and be knowledgeable about relevant legislation, statutory and third sector provision for older people with a sight impairment.
The Hawkhead Centre is part of a Scotland-wide service to Scottish War Blinded members and the Manager will be part of the Scottish War Blinded management team.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update, paid by Scottish War Blinded.
Apply online at royalblind.org/work-with-us/vacancies or download application pack from Intranet
Closing date: Monday 24th June
Interviews will be held in Paisley on 4th July
Scottish War Blinded is committed to equal opportunities and applications are welcome from all sections of the community.