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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £23,596 – £24,676
  • Longnewton Supported Living & Scottish Borders Outreach
  • Closing 18th March 2019

  • Advertised from 5th March 2019
  • 39 hours per week


Autism Initiatives Scotland provides a range of person centred services throughout Scotland. The charity provides services to people who are 16 years old and over and encompasses supported living and outreach services.

Based between our supported living services in Longnewton and our Scottish Borders outreach service in Galashiels, the Team Leader will support the Area Manager in ensuring that all staff are managed and supervised effectively and that the highest level of autism specific practice and standards are maintained. You will also manage the staff to deliver support plans to our service users and work with healthcare professionals to ensure support plans are to the highest quality.

The Team Leader will have responsibility for the day-to-day management of the service, therefore, you will be able to demonstrate excellent social care project management skills and have a working knowledge of current legislation relating to the social care sector.

The successful applicant will be required to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Application notes

If you think you have what we are looking for and are interested in joining our team in the Scottish Borders, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Further information and application pack are available on our website

If you require any support with the application process, or you wish to request an application form be sent to you, please contact Daniel Mackie on 0131 551 7272 /

Closing date: Monday 18 March 2019 at 12 noon

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

Registered Charity No. SC040905