SLA03454 - Operations Manager

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Ref no: SLA03454
Closes: Friday, 26th January 2018
Published: Wednesday, 10th January 2018
Location: Council, HQ. Almada Street, Hamilton
Rate: £20.84 - £23.85 per hour
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: South Lanarkshire
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Criminal Justice

Job Description

Social Work Resources

Location: Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA

South Lanarkshire Justice Services are looking for an exceptional and innovative Operations Manager who is committed to driving forward change and delivering Best Practice.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with considerable experience of working with offenders. They will also have skills in leadership and management and be willing to take on the challenge of managing all aspects of Justice Services.

In addition the Operations Manager, will have the ability to support and develop staff during a time of considerable change to ensure services are delivered to the highest standard.

The successful candidate should hold a qualification in Social Work (degree, post graduate diploma or equivalent) and registration with Scottish Social Services Council.

Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not re-apply.

Closing Date: Friday 26 January 2018.

Interview Date: TBC.


This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland.

Please refer to and click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Applications online
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South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.