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Whitletts Area Centre, 181 Whitletts Road, Ayr, Ayrshire, KA8 0JQ
£51,209 - £54,312 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Description

What is the role?

As a dynamic innovative leader you will strive to ensure that the Children and Young People of South Ayrshire Grow Well, Live Well and Age Well.  Within your portfolio you will have direct leadership of Young Peoples Support and Transition, Youth Justice, Throughcare and Aftercare. Family Placement, Adoption, Fostering and Kinship.

Working within the Children’s Health Care and Justice management team, you will exhibit the drive, values and leadership required to shape a highly ambitious and improved Children's Health and Justice Service South Ayrshire. Working in collaboration with partners you will be a key leader, responsible for the delivery of the Children's Health and Justice Services key strategic aims and objectives, ensuring that Children and Young People remain at the center of all that we do.

Additionally, your role will contribute to wider Service agendas working with Elected Members, NHS Non Executives, Heads of Service, senior officers and stakeholders across partner organizations.

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Extra information: 

The Grade of this post is Grade 4 / Level 14; the hourly rate is from £28.06 to £29.76 and the annual salary is from £51,209 to £54,312.

The successful candidate will be required to work flexibly between home and the office and the frequency for attending the office may vary depending on the exigencies of the service.

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with children and protected adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007.  Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made.  If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at

Please note you may be required to meet the PVG costs.

Closing date for applications is 18 October 2022.