Locality Manager

    February 11, 2019
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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    Job Salary
    £32584.66 - £36,556.81 per annum
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    CGL Scotland provide a range of services across Edinburgh and Lothians, these include SE, SW and NW Community Recovery Services, Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service, West Lothian Assertive Outreach Service and Midlothian Fresh Start.

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team, leading the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions. The Locality Manager will ensure a shared achievement of goals for all services in Edinburgh and Lothians,


    Reporting to the Services Manager, you will support the strategic and operational leadership for the service, working with senior members of a range of key stakeholders and partner organisations.

    You will have experience of managing contracts, understanding of social care and criminal justice systems, including in depth knowledge of prison and community systems and practices within Scotland. Experience of effective partnership working at a senior level, including superior negotiation skills and relationship building to forge collaborative relationships. Experience of strategic planning, project development, innovation and implementation.


    Experience of leadership including staff supervision, appraisal and development, data collection systems, report writing and IT systems and the ability to identify service gaps and areas of development and adopt a solution focused and open-minded approach.

    If you feel that you are able to create a value-based outcome-focused culture and provide a constant stimulus for improving services in a learning environment that aligns itself to the varied quality frameworks for the establishments within the portfolio then we would like to hear from you.

    Experience Requirements

    Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

    We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.