Epilepsy Fieldwork Team Leader

Dundee, Angus
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Quarriers are developing a new Epilepsy Fieldwork Service in Dundee based on the well-established model in place in Grampian and Fife and are looking for a Team Leader to help develop this service.

Do you have an interest and skills in working in the community in an exciting environment and assisting in developing and evaluating this new project? We would use those skills to help improve the quality of life of people of all ages living with epilepsy, their families and professionals who support them.

Based in Ninewells Hospital our Team Leader must have a professional qualification in health, social work or an allied profession, be IT literate and have experience of assessment and evaluation processes. Assisting the Fieldwork Manager and working alongside the Fieldworker, your role will be to develop the service, innovative ways of working and links in the community while supporting staff to deliver a client led service.

In return we can offer appropriate and quality training including at the William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre, and an exciting and varied position with career and professional development opportunities.

Successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC. Where you are employed in a service where registration is compulsory, you must ensure that you register in the appropriate category within 6 months of starting in post. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified within 3 years.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, long service recognition, accredited qualifications, unionised, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme.


Quarriers is one of Scotland's leading social care charities. We provide much-needed care and support for thousands of vulnerable children, young people, adults and families to reach their true potential.

Quarriers supports thousands of people across more than 100 services throughout Scotland and England. Our work promotes a just and accepting society, where everyone is included. We support children and families facing challenging circumstances and help to transform lives for people affected by epilepsy. We support young people to unlock their potential. We give adults with disabilities more opportunities, and importantly, a voice.

Quarriers has been transforming lives for over 140 years and this is just the beginning.

The Epilepsy Fieldwork service was established in 2000 in Grampian. The service is well established in Grampian and Fife and provides support to individuals with epilepsy, their families and carers and the professionals who work with them.