Team Leader, Ardseileach, Stornoway

Favourite Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Ref no: CNS01075
Closes: Wednesday, 13th December 2017
Published: Thursday, 30th November 2017
Location: Ardseileach, Macdonald Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
Salary: £31,507 - £34,227 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Description

The Team Leader will hold Registered Management responsibilities for Adult Day Care services and ensure the operational running of the service and its compliance with the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001. This post holder will have responsibilities to ensure that all Comhairle Policy and Procedure relating to their service area is conformed with and that all corporate responsibilities such as human resourcing, financial planning and facilities management are undertaken.


You must have an in-depth understanding of the support needs of people in social care settings, knowledge of Person Centred Planning and relevant legislation (Adults with Incapacity Act (Scotland) 2000 and Adult, Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007, The Keys to Life). You should have the ability to demonstrate experience of leadership and management in a social care setting and have Social Care / Work experience.  You should hold a minimum of SVQ IV in Care (or equivalent) and the additional requirements as directed at the time of registration with the SSSC.  In the absence of this you must have the ability to undertake and achieve all necessary qualifications within 36 months after registration with the SSSC.  A driving licence is essential.


Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.  Appointment to the post will be on the first point of grade with annual incremental progression.

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