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Care and Support Manager – Hawick

Hawick - ARK Housing Association Ltd

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Job Description:

ARK is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life.


Full-time Care and Support Manager (temp. for 9 months) post

Hawick service



Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 25th March 2018  (applications received after this time/date will be held should the vacancy re-open)


The Care and Support Manager will be accountable for the operational delivery of ARK’s Care and Support services and the implementation of policies, procedures and systems that ensures ARK delivers good outcomes for people we support.


The post holder will lead a team of Support Workers in all aspects of operational delivery and provide support and guidance to support staff in keeping with the ethos and values of ARK.  You will be responsible for implementing key objectives and will have delegated responsibility for ensuring that ARK provides services of the highest standard which are cost effective and responsive to the needs of service users and tenants.


Reporting to the Area Manager or Registered Operations Manager, you will have delegated responsibility for the implementation of systems, processes and approaches that adheres to all aspects of regulation within your area of responsibility.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of delivering high quality regulated services with the Care Inspectorate.


The position requires the post-holder to be able to operate at management level with appropriate decision-making and problem-solving skills, and with a firm professional ethic.  Motivational team leadership and team development abilities are necessary with a positive commitment to continued professional development for self and others.  Strong organisational, interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills are prerequisites.


In return for your valuable contribution, ARK will also offer you:


  • A wide range of development opportunities, including comprehensive induction, a range of specialist training programs, e-Learning and a dedicated SVQ team who will support you to achieve an industry specific, accredited qualification.
  • Benefits which includes up to 36 days paid holiday per year pro rata and 3.4% employer pension contribution.
  • A range of working hours designed to offer you a good work-life balance.
  • ARK will fully fund your PVG registration and also your initial registration with the SSSC.



Salary: £20,000 - £25,000


Job Category: Social Care & Welfare

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Location: Hawick


Job Expires:

How to Apply:

Interested? Don’t hesitate and fill in an application today and take the first step to a rewarding and fulfilling career with ARK. You can hand write on our applications or type on them using word. It’s up to you!


Applications can be emailed to or returned to


ARK Housing Association Ltd

The Priory

Canaan Lane


EH10 4SG


We do not accept CVs.


Working towards equal opportunities and a diverse workforce.


Scottish Charity No. SCO15694.

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