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Assistant Team Manager

  • Full time
  • £22,674 – £23,691
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th August 2022

  • Advertised from 29th July 2022
  • 39 hours per week. Sleepover rate £84 per night.


We are looking for enthusiastic and engaging individuals wanting to start their next chapter in their management careers.

We currently have 3 Assistant Team Manager opportunities for the right candidates.

As an Assistant Team Manager, you will generally work alongside other staff on a day-to-day basis to provide a wide variety of support to people with diverse support needs. You will also work closely with other ATMs and Managers, so regular communication and contact is the key to our success.

You need to be organised and able to manage a varying workload that can change on any given day. A good sense of humour and patience are the key to success in the role. The role of ATM within any of our services is to act as a liaison between the service and the managers. You must be digitally connected and comfortable with technology, as most of the tasks are IT based. The job also entails compiling team rotas, undertaking supervisions, and regular audit of the service for things like medication and finances. Along with the team managers, you will be responsible for ensuring that all paperwork is present and regularly updated.

You will be a trusted source of knowledge and guidance for members of the team, and have a hands-on approach to problem solving. If you are a positive, upbeat individual with patience and a good sense of humour this is the job for you!

We welcome applications from candidates with at least one year’s experience of support work/ providing person-centred support to individuals who have support needs. You must be able and prepared to complete an SVQ 2 in Social Care within one year of taking the post, or be the holder of an equivalent qualification. If not already registered with the SSSC, then you must be registered within 6 months of starting the role. If already registered then you will need to update your membership accordingly.

The successful candidate will have outstanding administrative and communication skills, and demonstrate an empathy for The Action Group’s values, especially surrounding confidentiality.

Benefits include:

  • Pension
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
  • Good annual leave entitlements
  • Ongoing support, training and development opportunities
  • TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
  • Travel time payable where applicable
  • Mileage allowance where applicable

Application notes

To apply, please go to our website, read the job description and complete the application form. Please send your completed applications to

The closing date for this vacancy is 24 August 2022 at 9am.

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with the HR department on