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Team Leader - Fife Service

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Fife
Service:Fife Service
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:36 hours per week
Salary Details:£14.20 per hour
Salary Band:£25000 - £30000
Closing Date:19 June 2020
Job Reference:CS200503

About Our Service

Fife Service supports adults 24/7 living in shared or single tenancy's in the Fife area. Our aim is to enable people to achieve the level of independence they are looking for and to lead fulfilling lives. Each care package is unique and designed to meet the specific needs and desires of each customer. Our work is to offer support to people to live happy, fulfilled and successful lives, this involves giving help with whatever is required to achieve this. We offer a range of support including practical, personal and emotional support to meet a variety of needs.

Job Role and Responsibilities

We are currently looking to recruit a Team Leader to support the Service Manager in the operation of our Fife Service. 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. Support for this role will be provided from the Service Manager and current Team Leaders in Fife.

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. Supervision duties and rota management are also required. Supporting staff to complete on line training and mandatory training will also be part of this role

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience in a supervisory/management role is preferred
  • Care related SVQ Level 4 or equivalent or have the ability and willingness to achieve this qualification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Full Driving Licence and access to a vehicle(we will consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for candidates that have a disability that prevents them from having a driving licence).

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • 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

To apply for this role please submit a CV and supporting statement to the details below, alternatively please send and complete the application form to the right of this page, quoting the reference CS200503

Name: Wendy White

Tel: 01383 720613 (option 1)


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.


Interview Details
Week Beginning 9 March 2020