Team Leader, Housing Support and Care at Home, Stornoway

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  • Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
  • Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
  • Location: Stornoway
  • £31,109 to £33,829 per annum, GRADE H GBP 31109
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: CNS00605

Job Description

Based at Ardseileach, Stornoway you will have responsibility for the effective management of Housing Support and specialised care packages within Lewis and Harris. You will ensure that the service you manage complies with statutory guidance within the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001. You will hold budgetary responsibilities focussing on high quality outcomes and continuous improvement. You will establish and maintain effective team work including responsibility for staff development.


You will possess significant understanding of current relevant legislation, statutory requirements and knowledge of the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001. You will have experience of risk assessment, planning and management within services. You will possess a qualification to allow registration with the SSSC to be the Registered Manager of a social care setting ie Dip SW, SVQIV, RGN or equivalent. You must also possess a post qualifying management qualification ie Registered Manager's Award or the willingness to undertake a related course. Experience of providing both formal and informal supervision of staff is essential. PVG Scheme Record and Driving Licence are 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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