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Team Leader - Wallace Court


£31,132.27 per annum


39 hours per week

Closing Date: 22 July 2024

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Team Leader General

Relevant experience leading a team within a social care setting is an essential requirement to this role  

Wallace Court is a residential service in Elderslie, providing 24 hour support 7 days a week, to customers aged between 18 and 65 with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and sensory impairment. 

About the Role

We are currently recruiting a Team Leader to support the Service Manager in the operation of our care home in Elderslie.  

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. As a Team Leader you will occasionally work on the floor delivering direct care including medication administration, personal care and moving and assisting. Competency in these areas is necessary to enable you to coach and support staff to learn and develop. 

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.  

Support for this role will be provided from the Service Manager and current Team Leaders at the service. 

You will be expected to work a shift pattern including; early, back and late shifts as well as weekends and on call.  

Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:

  • Competitive salary - £31,132.27 per annum (£15.31 per hour).
  • We offer a fully funded SVQ – a qualification which is yours for life.
  • 32 days holidays per year, increasing to 37 with service.
  • Free PVG checks throughout your employment.
  • Up to 8% company contribution pension scheme.
  • Up to 3 x annual salary death in service.
  • Perks at Work – shopping discount scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme.
  • Working for us means you would qualify for Blue Light & Concert for Carer discounts

A full job description of this role is available by clicking here: Team Leader (Res Resp)

For more information on this role, you can contact Ben Bradbury on [email protected] using reference CS240702

We reserve the right to close or extend this vacancy dependent on the number of applications. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

General Information

Capability Scotland is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all forms of difference are valued and which is free from any form of unfair or unlawful treatment. We define diversity in its broadest sense – this includes but is not limited to our diversity of educational and professional backgrounds, experience, cognitive and neurodiversity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and ethnicity and geographical provenance. We support a culture that values meritocracy, fairness and transparency and welcomes enquiries from everyone. 

A copy of Capability Scotland’s Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request from the HR Team.

Due to the high volume of applications expected, we advise that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest and for taking the time to apply to work with us.

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