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Team Leader - Stanmore House School

Job details
Job Type:Children's Services
Job Location:Lanarkshire
Service:Stanmore House School - Residential and Respite Service
Contract Type:Fixed-term (ends April 2020)
Hours:37 hours per week
Salary Details:£14.00 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:30 May 2019
Job Reference:CS190403

Stanmore Residential and Respite service, based on the Stanmore House School campus just outside Lanark, has up to 20 young people living and learning with complex health, physical and learning disabilities.

We aim to create a positive and supportive environment where young people can develop to achieve their full potential. We have highly skilled care staff and an onsite Allied Health and Nursing team working collaboratively to achieve the best outcomes for young people.

Job Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for a Team Leader on a fixed-term basis to support the Care & Support Manager in the daily operations of our residential component of our school. You will be required to co-ordinate and supervise a team of support staff in delivering excellent standards of social care practice using a person-centred approach that reflects individual customer's needs, wants and aspirations.

A key part of this role is to coach, monitor, mentor and develop the skill base within the staff team, you will do this by displaying Leadership skills such as role modelling, decision making, being an effective communicator, having a positive attitude, commitment and confidence in the role.

You may also be required from time to time to deliver direct support to our customers.

This post is fixed-term until April 2020 with the potential to be extended depending on business needs.

You'll enjoy this role if you have.

  • Previous experience in a supervisory/management role is desired
  • A care related SVQ Level 4 or equivalent or have the ability and willingness to achieve this qualification
  • Full driving licence and access to a car. Capability Scotland is willing to consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for those candidates that have a disability which prevents them from having a driving licence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary - £14.00 per hour
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • Extensive Training provided
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Death in service benefits
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Access to credit union

General Information

  • Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications and are committed to equality and valuing diversity within our workforce.
  • Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the person below quoting reference number CS190403. The closing date for applications is 30 May 2019.

Contact Name:                  Karen Graham

Contact Email:         

Contact Number:               01555 665 041

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