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Team Facilitator - Children's Services

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 12th February 2019

  • Advertised from 31st January 2019
  • 39 hours per week
  • REQ0000542



Do you have what it takes to make a difference?

ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we are looking for motivated and driven individuals to join us in striving to ensure they have the same opportunities as everyone else.

We have an exciting opportunity within our Lanarkshire services for a dynamic and motivated individual with experience managing teams within the Social Care sector. You must have the passion and drive to lead teams of frontline staff to support individuals to achieve their personal outcomes and live the life they choose.

The Children's Services Team Facilitator will line manage front line staff and co-ordinate delivery of services for children who have a disability. This includes line managing different models of service provision namely our afterschool club RASCALS which operates through term time from 3pm - 6pm and our FUNSHINE club which runs during school holiday periods from 9am - 4pm.

The Team Facilitator will also line manage children's individual support services within the Lanarkshire area. This will involve co-ordination of weekend and evening support.

The Service models promote independence, inclusion within the child's peer group and access to activities within their local community.

Sound good so far?

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience working with adults and children with learning disabilities, epilepsy, autism and physical support needs.
  • Experience in using person centred planning techniques in addition to delivering and leading excellent support practices.
  • Strong facilitation skills to encourage staff teams to take ownership and responsibility for the quality of support they deliver.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with the people we support, staff teams, families and external care professionals.
  • Creating and delivering robust service designs, support strategies and risk assessments whilst managing individual budgets.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload whilst working under pressure.
  • SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent desirable
  • Full driving licence with access to your own vehicle for business use

What's also great about ENABLE Scotland is that we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities.

Please note all new employees must register with the SSSC within 6 months of commencing employment and failure to do so can result in termination of employment.

Remember this is #morethanajob - it's the first step to you making a difference and beginning your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Emma Lyness, Recruitment Business Partner on 07522 225018.

Application notes

Application closing date: 12/02/2019

To find out more and to apply, please see our website.