General Manager (Beannachar Camphill Community)

Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £40,000 – £45,000
Closing Date: 5pm Thursday 18th May 2017

Beannachar has been successfully providing outstanding support and guidance to young people across Aberdeen giving them the skills to lead as independent a life as possible. The charity is now looking to add a new member to the team to maintain the excellent reputation of Beannachar and grow this thriving and developing training centre for young adults.

The charity aim to create a therapeutic integrated environment, within which the young person can find the support and guidance they need to develop their full potential in maturing from adolescence to adulthood. Situated within 28 acres of spectacular countryside on the edge of Aberdeen, two miles from the city centre Beannachar is a community of approximately 60 people: 20 residential students and 18 day students with a staff team of both long-term and shorter-term co-workers. There are a number of employed members of the community, including house co-ordinators, maintenance and administrator support and workshop leaders.

The General Manager is responsible for the safe and effective management of the community. You will have excellent people management skills and a strong understanding of care provision. You will be confident managing budgets and making decisions through strong leadership. You will be supportive of the ethos underpinning Beannachar and Camphill Scotland’s wider Camphill community.

Everyone at Beannachar works hard to maintain exceptionally high standards and the excellent reports received from the Care Inspectorate. As General Manager you will be the Registered Manager and registered with SSSC.

The successful candidate will believe passionately in providing high quality social care and have the enthusiasm and ambition to ensure that Beannachar continues to grow from strength to strength. If this is the role for you then please contact us for a full information pack about this fantastic opportunity.

How To Apply
If you, or anyone that you know, would like to find out more about this role, please email for a full information pack prior to making your application.

Closing Date: 5pm Thursday 18th May 2017 Interview Date: Monday 29th May 2017

This search is being conducted exclusively on behalf of Beannachar Camphill Community by BTA. Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.