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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £30,708 – £36,121
  • East Renfrewshire
  • Closing 25th August 2019

  • Advertised from 26th July 2019
  • Hours: 35


The Family Wellbeing Service is in an exciting period of growth and development. Over the next three years, in partnership with East Renfrewshire HSCP and The Robertson Trust, we are expanding our service to provide support to families across the whole of East Renfrewshire.

We engage with families to help strengthen their relationships; reduce emotional distress and to enhance their capacity to function more effectively. The team provides intensive, collaborative support; focusing on the family’s strengths and resilience. Relational, restorative, reflective and trauma-sensitive practice guides workers to develop a relationship with family members characterised by trust, respect, honesty and open communication where families can then be linked with community-based networks of support.

We are looking for a Team Leader to join our leadership team within East Renfrewshire. In this position you will play a crucial role in the on-going development of the service and contribute to its expansion. Building relationships and the ability to communicate effectively internally as well as with external partners and agencies is at the heart of everything we do.

You should have experience of working in a leadership role; of offering reflective support and supervision to a team of staff and able to confidently respond to and manage risk.

This is a demanding role which requires tenacity, commitment and flexibility. No two days are the same!

Applicants should have a professional qualification (e.g. Social Work) and should have previous lead

This a fixed term, full time 35 hours a week post, funded until 31 May 2022.

Application notes

Closing date: Sunday 25 August 2019 at noon. It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Monday 02 and Tuesday 03 Septemebr 2019.

To apply, please visit

The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC 016092

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st.