Senior Manager (Children's Services) - Elgin House, Ailsa Hospital SOA02774

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Ref no: SOA02774
Closes: Sunday, 26th November 2017
Published: Friday, 10th November 2017
Location: Ailsa Hospital, Dalmellington Road, Ayr, Ayrshire
Salary: £54,312 - £55,973 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: South Ayrshire Council
Category: Managerial / Executive
Sub-category: Professional / Managerial

Job Description

What is the role?

We are seeking to appoint a senior Manager with vision and passion for delivering high quality Social Work services and supports for children and families in South Ayrshire.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to shape services in conjunction with service users and key partners to improve outcomes for children.

The senior manager will be strongly supported in the Health and Social Care Partnership and also work closely with colleagues in Integrated Children’s Services to lead change and positive improvements in practice and service delivery.

The senior manager will take lead responsibility in relation to child protection, Looked After Children and delivery of regulated services.

For further information Paula Godfrey, Head of Children's Health, Care and Criminal Justice Services at or Kenny Leinster, Head of Community Health and Care Services at

Please click on the option to download additional information on this vacancy to access the Job Description.

Extra information:

The Grade of this post is Grade 5 / Level 16, the hourly rate is from £29.76 to £30.67 and the annual salary is from £54,312 to £55,973.

Interviews for this post have been scheduled for 11 December 2017 at Elgin House, Ailsa Hospital.


This post is considered to be Regulated Work with children and protected adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007.  Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made.  If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at

Please note you may be required to meet the PVG Costs.

Closing date for applications is 26 November 2017.


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