Team Leader - Community Services

Recruiter
BRITISH RED CROSS 11
Location
Dundee
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
x3 Team Leaders - Community Services
Location: Dundee
Contract type: x2 Fixed Term contracts (1 year) and x1 Maternity Cover Contract

Hours per week: 35
Salary: Circa £21k per annum

About the role
We have a fantastic opportunity for an organised and proactive individual to join our Independent Living team in Dundee as a Team Leader.

You will be responsible for the day to day running of support service provided in Dundee area. You will provide guidance and support to social care workers and will monitor the performance of staff using audit tools in place including direct observation and supporting staff members to work towards continuous improvement of their practice.

You will also working with the Community Services Manager to ensure that new referrals to the service are pursued timeously and ensure that key workers are identified for each service user.

About the person
To be successful in this post you must have following skills and experience:
  • A good level of secondary education
  • SVQ Level 4 in Care or achievement of this within the period specified by the Scottish Social Services Council at time of registration
  • S.S.S.C. Codes of Conduct
  • Must hold driving licence and be a car owner


Closing date for application is 23.59 on the 5th of February 2018 with interviews to follow.

About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers


The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes PVG/DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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