Operational And Development Manager

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: 33,281 per annum
Location: Stirling

3 Years Fixed Term Contract

We are looking for an Operational and Development Manager to line manage our Drug and Alcohol Support Workers across Scotland.

The Salvation Army forms part of the Christian church and boasts an extensive social remit, providing a range of social and community services, including: services for children and the elderly, for those trapped in modern-day slavery, for homeless people, for individuals struggling with addiction, and for people seeking employment.

The Scotland Drug and Alcohol Strategy works in partnership with The Salvation Army Homelessness Services Unit and aims to provide an integrated mission focused service to those with a drug and/ or alcohol misuse issue. This is achieved through a partnership approach and delivered locally by dedicated Drug and Alcohol Support Workers within Corps (Church) based community programmes.

As the Operational and Development Manager you will have overall operational responsibility for the ongoing implementation and development of the strategy and will provide regular professional line management and support to the designated Drug and Alcohol Support Workers across Scotland. You will also assist in the overall development of new services as identified by strategy councils. In addition you will be required to ensure that all contractual obligations are met and that the operational aspects of the strategy run smoothly and within the mission and core values of the Salvation Army.

To succeed, you will need:

  • To be a practicing Christian with a live Church connection
  • A relevant professional Qualification
  • Knowledge of legislation relating to addiction, homelessness, health and safety and Safeguarding/protection of Vulnerable Adults.  

Benefits: 25 days annual leave + 10 bank holidays a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; Childcare Voucher Scheme; an employee assistance programme and a fleet car.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK and a satisfactory PVG check

For further details and to apply please visit The Salvation Army’s website.

Closing date: 11 November 2016. Interview dates: 23 or 24 November 2016

CVs will not be accepted.

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