Post 1: 35 hours per week Clydesdale Area
Post 2: 14 Hours per week Thursday & Fridaye East Kilbride Area
As Team Leader you will be responsible for the day to day management of the Council’s Sheltered Housing Service. These vacancies are based at Lanark Area Office, South Vennel and East Kilbride Civic Centre, with management responsibilities for sheltered sites in this area and surrounding areas.
You will manage a dedicated team of Sheltered Housing Officers and will ensure the effective implementation of appropriate standards including the requirements set out by the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care. You will also proactively assist in the development and improvement of our Sheltered Housing Service, liaising with necessary agencies as appropriate.
You will therefore be required to demonstrate excellent leadership, motivation, and communication skills.
Experience of managing people and an understanding of older persons housing issues will be essential elements of this post. Experience of working in a support service with vulnerable clients would be desirable.
This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007.
Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults.
Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.
The Council is committed to improving the skills and competence of our housing staff. As part of your duties you will be required to undertake further training and/or qualifications, including those introduced by the Scottish Social Services Council for employees working in the housing support sector.
Applications online - Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email account.
South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.
South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk
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