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Team Leader - Corseford Short Breaks

Job details
Job Type:Internal Only
Job Location:Johnstone
Service:Corseford Short Breaks
Contract Type:Fixed-term until 31 December 2020
Hours:37 hours per week
Salary Details:£27,394.36 per annum
Salary Band:£25000 - £30000
Closing Date:17 July 2020
Job Reference:CS200704

About our Service

Corseford Short Breaks is an exciting service in Renfrewshire which provides short breaks, afterschool club, weekend and school holiday provisions for children and young people with complex additional support and exceptional health care needs.

The service provides play and activity opportunities and different leisure experiences for children and young people from across Renfrewshire and further afield.

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

We are currently looking to recruit an energetic, enthusiastic, and motivated Team Leader to support our Service Manager to provide a safe, caring environment for everyone.

A key part of this role is to coach, monitor, mentor and develop the skills of the staff; 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 will supervise a team of support workers to ensure that a high standard of social care practice and person-centred approach prevails throughout the service.

You will play a key role in supporting staff, service users, cares and families to deliver personalised services, you will be required to maximise customer outcomes as well as promote community presence. This may mean flexibility in terms of location, focus, and deployment, including the willingness to work flexible shifts.

Please note at this stage we welcome vacancies from internal candidates only.

Key Requirements

  • Experience of working in a similar role and environment
  • A desire for self-improvement and a willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities.
  • A care related SVQ Level 4 (or the willingness to gain this qualification).
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
  • Ability to plan for customers, for your staff and for your service
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able and willing to work flexible shifts

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary - £14.20 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

How to Apply

Please fill an an application found to the right of this page and send to

Alternatively if you would like further information please contact Lorna on 01505 702141

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.


Interview Details
Interviews will be held on receipt of successful applications. We would encourage you to apply early.