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Team Leader Supported Living

  • Full time
  • £25,389
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

  • Advertised from 5th October 2021


Due to the expansion of our Supported Living Leadership Team at Tiphereth the exciting opportunity to join us has arisen. We have created two new posts, leading teams which will offer exclusively tailored support to individual members of our community who live in their own tenancies within the Camphill community based in Colinton.

(POST 1) You will have experience of supporting individuals with learning and physical disabilities. You will have sound knowledge of moving and handling and be able to manage a range of healthcare needs and demonstrate good communication skills in working with a variety of health care professionals. You will be able to manage a team delivering excellent 2:1 care whilst promoting independence and choice.

(POST 2) You will have experience of supporting individuals with autism in a person-centred way. With a sound knowledge of positive behaviour support and an understanding of the need for consistency in the delivery of care and support you will be able to lead a team in providing an increasing programme for an individual of engagement in the wider community. You will understand how transitions and routines can impact life for individuals with autism. You will have experience of redirecting behaviours and be able to lead a team to develop their reflective practice.

These truly rewarding roles will provide the opportunity for you to develop your skills and knowledge and fulfil your career aspirations.

On the ground, working alongside your team, you will deliver care and support to our members which is of the highest quality. Guided by our strapline: Living Together, Working Together, Growing Together; as the Team Leader you will demonstrate relationship-centred care and support which values and promotes growth and a sense of belonging.

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

Application notes

Further information and application form:

Team Leader Salary £25,389 rising with time served annual increments to £ 27,607 and contributary pension scheme.

36 days paid holiday per year rising with time served annual increments to 40 days.

Full time – 150 hours over a 4-week rolling rota covering 7 days a week.

The closing date for application is Friday 22nd October 2021. Interviews will be held in the following week.

We would ask you to complete and return the attached application form to or by post to Human Resources, Tiphereth, 55 Torphin Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PQ