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Barrhead Offices 211 Main Street Barrhead East Renfrewshire, G78 1SY
£47,684 - £50,640 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week


This is an exciting time for us and we are looking for an energetic, strategic thinking, creative Team Manager who has the right values, experience and leadership to work within our Community Team. These posts whilst delivering on our operational priorities will also take on a strategic responsibility for child protection and permanency. This will give the post holders a chance to develop skills and interest around these areas, helping support future career aspirations. It will also promote a well-rounded, skilled management team, delivering excellence together as we support our children, families and communities

You will be involved in financial and other resource management, performance management, and service development and will be expected to promote targeted interventions for children, young people and their families within our integrated model of health and social care.

We are keen to hear from individuals that are committed to our vision and have a strong value base who remain compassionate when faced with complex situations. You will be committed to ensuring a timely, risk sensible and strength based practices which are focus around our ‘Signs of Safety model’.

Our collective vision was emphasised in our recent inspection by the Care Inspectorate which highlighted our innovative and trauma informed approaches of support to families, communities and our staff as ‘Excellent’.

Applicants will hold a professional social work qualification and be able to demonstrate considerable social work experience, whilst previous supervisory experience, project planning and organisational, analytical and communication skills will be an advantage.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. It is an offence therefore to apply if you are barred from working with children and protected adults.

The successful candidate will be required to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Please note – all applicants will be asked to provide proof of their right to work in the UK, and any offer of employment will be conditional upon verifying documentary evidence before employment commences. Further information can be found here:

Please note East Renfrewshire Council does not provide Visa sponsorship.

Additional Information

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  • Disability Confident Employer - Committed
  • Scottish Living Wage
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Established
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