Depute Manager, Blairgowrie Day Opportunities (PKC02474)

Perth and Kinross Council
£18,249 - £20,595 per year
25 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Depute Manager (Fixed Term until 31 March 2018) (PKC02474)
£18,249 - £20,595 (25 hours per week)
Blairgowrie Day Opportunities

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the management team for the North Locality Day opportunities. This post has responsibilities for supporting the management of Blairgowrie (Learning Disabilities) and Strathmore (Older Adults) Day Opportunity services.

You will support the Day Opportunities Co-ordinator to provide effective service delivery and develop the service.


You should have knowledge across services relating to adults with Learning Disabilities and Older People.

You will also be required to support with effective leadership of two teams to ensure the provision of community based services are effective.


You will have responsibility for supporting with the management of the day to day running of the service and management of the staff team.

You will be responsible for supporting the provision of Day Opportunities across the North Locality (Blairgowrie area) both building based and in the community.

The Co-Ordinator will ensure that the social, physical and psychological care needs of individuals are met, and that the defined standards of care are promoted and maintained.

You will also contribute in ensuring that all human, physical and financial resources both within the unit and community are managed.

You will be expected to contribute to service developments in line with Housing & Community Care agendas.

The Individual

You will have an HNC / SVQ3 in Care or Equivalent, with an expectation that the candidate will work towards gaining SVQ4.

To find out more information regarding this post, please contact Mark Stratton (01250 871919).

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

See also:
Blairgowrie Day Opportunities - Depute Manager - Job Profile.doc