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Team Leader - Dumfries & Galloway

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Dumfries and Galloway
Service:Dumfries & Galloway Integrated Service
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:35 Hours per week
Salary Details:£25,913.58
Salary Band:£25000 - £30000
Closing Date:22 July 2020
Job Reference:CS200702

About Our Service

Capability Scotland is a well-established and respected provider of community based facilitation services throughout Dumfries and Galloway which support people to engage in employment, education, volunteering and activities of their choice in their communities. This is an exciting time for us as we have the opportunity to deliver a number of other well-established services throughout the Region including

  • Self-Directed Support Brokerage
  • Community based support for people who have an ABI
  • Children & Family Outreach Service

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Team Leader who will support our Service Manager in managing our teams and lead the way with this new opportunity. You will ensure that our people continue to receive the exceptional, person-centred support we provide. The role will require you to have vision and confidence to nurture service growth.

We are looking for someone who is keen to implement innovation while maintaining a positive environment and service. This role is ideal for someone who wants to put their values a vision into practice. If you think you fit the bill - we want to hear from you.

What we're looking for

  • You will be able to demonstrate passion for our work and a commitment to our values
  • You will have exceptional leadership skills
  • You will be committed to providing accessible services and understand the complexities this presents across Dumfries & Galloway
  • You will have experience in assessing and developing outcome focused personal care plans
  • You will have a good understanding of risk enablement and assessing risk
  • You will be creative and solution-focused in your thinking
  • You will have an understanding of Self Directed Support
  • You will have experience in liaising with families, carers, health and social care professionals
  • Ideally, you will have supervisory experience in social care or similar setting
  • Full Driving Licence* (we will consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for candidates who have a disability that prevents them from having a driving licence)

Why Work for Capability Scotland

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity to Work Flexibly
  • 32 days annual leave increasing with service
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme and Family Leave
  • Death in service benefits
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Access to credit union

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this post please send a completed application form, found to right of this page to alternatively if you would like to discuss the post please contact Paula Cochrane on 07572128264.

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 take place on 06/08/2020