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Team Leader - Dundee Services

Job details
Job Type:Internal Only
Job Location:Dundee
Service:Dundee Services
Contract Type:Fixed Term
Hours:37 hours per week
Salary Details:£14.20 per hour
Salary Band:£25000 - £30000
Closing Date:23 September 2019
Job Reference:CS190821

We are currently looking to recruit a Team Leader on a fixed-term basis to support the Service Manager in the operation of our Dundee Service. Our service in Dundee supports individuals to access a range of meaningful activities.

It is an exciting time for us as we explore ways to develop our relationships with our people and we are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Team Leader to join us.

This may mean flexibility in terms of location, shift pattern, focus, and deployment, which may include evenings or weekends.

You will be required to co-ordinate and supervise a team of support staff in delivering a high standard 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.

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience in a supervisory/management role is desirable
  • Care related SVQ Level 4 or equivalent or have the ability and willingness to achieve this qualification
  • The ability to plan for customers, for your staff, and for your service is critical.
  • desire for self-improvement and willing to develop your skills with our help
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary - £14.20 per hour
  • Sleepovers paid at £9.00 per hour (minimum of £70.00 per sleepover)
  • 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.
  • 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.

Please note this vacancy is only open to internal candidates.

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 CS190821.

Contact Name:                  Mark Scott

Contact Email:        

Contact Number                01382 737238

Interview Details
Interviews will be held during September.