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Glamis Road, Helenvale, G31
£24,845.00 - £26,860.00 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

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Team Leader (Ref: HVALE-06)

Glasgow East Care Services, Parkhead

1 x 37-hours (permanent & shift system)

£24,845 - £26,860 per annum

Are you someone…?

·      Who is interested in further developing your career in Social Care?

·      Who can motivate and lead a team of support workers?

·      Who is passionate about changing people’s lives?

·      Who can develop great relationships to achieve quality service delivery?

If yes, then this is your opportunity to join Blackwood, one of Scotland’s leading care providers as a permanent Team Leader based in our Care at Home Service within Parkhead, Glasgow East. This is a brand-new role following the opening of our Glasgow East care service in Autumn 2020 and we couldn’t think of a more exciting time to join the organisation!

Our vision is to help people live their lives to the full and our Glasgow East service are at the forefront of delivering innovative and person-centred care and support services to our customers living with physical disabilities and lifelong conditions in line with their personal support plans.

Comprising a development of 24-homes, the recently launched service incorporates our Blackwood House design which provides innovative home automation through our digital support system CleverCogs. You can read more on the service and about our digital technology here:

Who are we looking for?

A driven and inspiring people manager who can lead their team to deliver professional, personalised and outcome focused care to customers. Ideally a holder of an SVQ4 (desirable) and having experience within a Care at Home/Housing Support service, the successful candidate will be confident in effectively managing shifts and rotas for their team through strong IT skills and a keen interest in using technology to deliver care services. This also includes having flexibility to work on a rota basis yourself, including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Our offer to you:

o  Fully paid induction and job-specific training programme;

o  Shadowing, supervisions and team meetings with management team;

o  Fully paid SSSC registration and PVG;

o  Travel expenses and paid travel time between customer visits;

o  Digital skills training and support to use mobile devices for your job;

o  Excellent holiday - 34 days (for a full-time contract);

o  CleverCogs enabled work phone and access to digital apps;

o  Opportunity to join & participate in our employee engagement forums;

o  Employee assistance programme, pension scheme & sick pay scheme;

o  Funding for SVQ qualifications after probation completion.

Covid-19 measures:

The wellbeing of our teams is paramount to us and we continue to support our teams by following all government guidelines and advice from health and regulatory bodies. We have designed specialised training to ensure our teams feel safe and confident which includes Covid-19 e-Learning module for all employees, PPE & Infection Control information resource for all care employees, Infection Control eLearning for all care employees and shadowing with our fully trained and experienced teams.

We ask that all applicants read the Job Pack available on the vacancy page on our website and within this advert. All successful candidates will be required to become a PVG scheme member as well as register with the SSSC.

Blackwood are committed to diversity and inclusion and as an accredited Disability Confident Employer, we will interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the post. 

Due to current government guidelines, interviews are likely to be held online.

Closing date:                        Friday 5th February 2021

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