Service Development Lead

Salary: £48,847 - 52,359

Closing date: 10 July 2020

Contract: Permanent

Contact email:

Location: Across Glasgow & Edinburgh

Organisation: Wheatley Group; Wheatley Care

Hours: Full time

Contact phone: 0141 274 6555

Service Development Lead - £48,847 - £52,359 per annum (pending salary uplift)
Location – Across Edinburgh and  Glasgow

Ref: 06/OCM013/20

Wheatley Care, part of Wheatley Group, is a leading provider of care and support services across Scotland.

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Service Development Lead to take responsibility for the external management of designated care services and the supervision, development and deployment of associated employees and resources.  

As part of the senior leadership team, working across west, central and east Scotland, you will be responsible for leading on the development of new and innovative care and support opportunities, in line with our strategic objectives. You will work closely with the Care Business Manager to prepare and submit bids for new and existing work.

You must be able to demonstrate an ability to lead, inspire and motivate staff to develop excellent and innovative care services.  You must have substantial experience of leading teams.  You must also be a strategic thinker and be adept at preparing and reviewing budgets as well as writing and presenting reports.

The successful applicant will:

be required to participate in the organisation’s on-call service

hold a relevant care qualification

hold a current driving licence

be subject to satisfactory membership of Disclosure Scotland PVG scheme

For an informal, confidential chat, please call Head of Care Louise Dunlop on 07866 817 471.

For an application pack and detailed job profile, visit or email

Closing date: Friday 10 July 2020 at 5pm.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 July 2020.