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Team Leader - Upper Springland

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Perth
Service:Upper Springland: Annaty, Tayview, Rosiebank & Tummell
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:2 Posts 37 hours per week. 1 Post 18.5 hours per week.
Salary Details:£14.00 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:20 May 2019
Job Reference:CS190504

Capability Scotland campaigns with, and provides education, employment and care services for more than 1,000 disabled children and adults across Scotland. The workforce comprises of a wide variety of roles including Allied Health professionals, Teachers, Care and Support staff.

Service Details

Upper Springland is a large and diverse service which provides individualised person-centred residential, day and respite services to adults with disabilities. Upper Springland comprises of 48 studio rooms with en-suite facilities, six additional residential places for people with more profound disability, a six-bedded respite facility and The Studio, a day service. We provide 24/7 support.

Our aims are to:

  • support individuals to be empowered and take control of their own lives
  • support individuals to have choice
  • enable individuals to access resources, activities and support within Upper Springland and the local community
  • support individuals to access social work, health, education, employment, and leisure opportunities in order to live their lives to the full.

Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives?

We are currently looking to recruit 3 Team Leaders to work with our Service Managers to provide a safe, caring environment for vulnerable adults. You will be required to maximise customer outcomes.

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.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary - £14.00 per hour
  • 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

Key Requirements

  • Experience of working in a similar role and environment
  • Willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities.
  • A care related SVQ Level 4 (or the willingness to gain this qualification in a given timescale).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

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.
  • 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 CS190504

Contact Name:                     Admin Team

Contact Email:                      USPRAdmin@capability-scotland.org.ukv

Contact Number:                  01738 632 995 option 5

Interview Details
To be confirmed