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  • Ref no: GLA05687
  • Published: 15/11/2019
  • Closes: 8/12/2019
  • Location: Elder Street Hostel, 55 Elder Street, Glasgow, G51 3PX
  • Salary: £33,324.88 - £38,263.85 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Social Work Services is recruiting to posts of Team Leader in Elder Street, the post is in a women's residential units which provide a full assessment and resettlement service. You will have experience of working with vulnerable women with complex needs; case working and co-ordination of care packages; possess excellent people management and interpersonal skills; organisational and motivational skills and have the ability to develop positive working relationships with women experiencing homelessness. You must possess good administration and organisational skills as well as good verbal, written and communication skills. You will have experience of working with multi-agencies and partners to achieve positive outcomes and be able to demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative. Experience of supervising a small team would be desirable. There is a shift rota in place which includes week-ends. HNC in Social Care / SVQ4 is desirable. Applications will only be accepted from women as this post is advertised in line with a Genuine Occupational Requirement.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks.


Only existing employees of Glasgow City Council or one of its Arms Length External Organisations can apply for this vacancy.

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