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Current Vacancies

Assistant Director (Delivery) & (Development) X 2

JOB TITLE:           

Assistant Director (Service Delivery)

Assistant Director (Service Development)

SALARY:               

£45,000 - £50,000 per annum

BASED:                  

Head Office, Ballater Street Glasgow 

Everyone should have a safe place to live and the support they need - that’s our vision. Simple enough but for too many people in Scotland it remains visionary. Our staff are awesome and working every day to turn vision into reality for people.  We’re looking for equally awesome leaders to create the environment and opportunities for our staff and therefore our service users to flourish.

We have created this new post to meet tomorrow's challenges today. We want to recruit a really great person who can bring passion, creativity and energy. You’ll need to have a track record in culture change, delivering innovation, creating new opportunities, building teams and partnerships, have a strong values base and be able to leap a tall building in a single bound.

Interested? Click here to request an application pack.

Closing date for applications is Monday 3rd July and interviews will be held on Tuesday 18th July.

DOCUMENTS

> Assistant Director Service Delivery - Job Description (pdf)

> Assistant Director Service Development- Job Description (pdf)

> Simon Community Application Pack (doc)

JOB SUMMARY – Service Delivery:  

We want to deliver services and responses that really matter to people and really make a difference. The vast majority of our funding comes from contracts allowing us to connect directly with people needing support. We want our services to excel in design, delivery and impact and we want our staff to be at the very forefront of excellent design in our services. We need a remarkable person to help us make this happen. The person needs to bring experience, success and confidence, a genuine passion for developing teams and a commitment to delivering meaningful and long term outcomes for the people we support.

You will report to the Director of Services and work in harmony with the Assistant Director for Development. Your key responsibilities of this post will be to: 

Deliver excellent support and interventions to service users through your teams. Design and redesign services that are actively person centred, redefining the relationship between service user and staff towards genuine co-production. Deliver inspiring, humorous, engaging and meaningful leadership across the organisation and support, promote and enable leaders to emerge within your services. As a minimum, ensure our services are compliant with regulation, standards, compliance, risk management and legal requirements.

JOB SUMMARY – Service Development:  

We want to deliver services and responses that really matter to people and really make a difference. Our funding comes from contracts, donations and grants allowing us to connect directly with people needing support. We want our services to excel in design, delivery and impact and we want our staff to be at the very forefront of excellent design in our services. We need a remarkable person to join our team and make this a reality. That person needs to bring experience, success and confidence, a genuine passion for delivering fantastic services, by great staff in a great environment and delivering meaningful and long term outcomes for the people we support.

Led and supported by the Director of Services and working closely with your counterpart in service delivery. Your key responsibilities will be to: 

Build and develop a culture of continuous improvement, performance measures, audit and examination and best practice in service design and delivery. Prepare and submit contract and tendering requirements that are consistent with the mission of the organisation and our desire to combat homelessness. Lead, manage, prepare and evaluate strategic and redesign initiatives, opportunities and projects. In essence create the environment within the organisation where innovation and creativity can flourish, where new ideas and measured risks are given opportunity and where genuine and long lasting positive change can be experienced by service users, our staff and our volunteers.

 

Support Workers (Glasgow) & (Ayrshire)

JOB TITLE:           

Support Worker 2, Glasgow Services (various) - 37.5 hours per week

Support Worker 2, Saltcoats Service, North Ayrshire - 37.5 hours per week

SALARY:               

£17,612 - £19,601 per annum

To maintain our success in delivering against our vision and values and to enable us to reach, connect and work with more people every year, we are looking for experienced Support Workers to join both our Glasgow and Ayrshire-based teams.

We support people who often experience stigma, exclusion and low expectations. The challenge we face is giving people hope. We want people to be treated with dignity, have self-worth and have the confidence to recover. All applicants must have a real passion to support people - not in a directive way, but collaboratively, valuing everyone's right to choice and respect. You would be part of our experienced teams working various shifts including days & nights on a rota basis.

Interested? Click here for an application pack. 

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 28th June. Successful candidates at shortlisting stage will be invited to our next Recruitment Event. Details will be confirmed shortly.

DOCUMENTS

> Support Worker JD (doc)

Simon Community Application Pack (doc)