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Assistant Team Leader – Tiphereth Supported Living

  • Full time
  • £21,691
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th September 2020

  • Advertised from 11th September 2020
  • 37.5hrs per week


We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our team at Tiphereth Supported Living in the role of Assistant Team Leader.

We are seeking a confident and passionate individual, who has experience in working within the Health & Social Care sector. The candidate will have an interest in working as part of a team to support adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to live in their own homes, both in shared and individual environments within a Camphill Community.

You will be joining an innovative and creative environment, providing both on the ground care and support for our members, as well as providing assistance to two Team Leader’s in order to manage the day to day running of the supported living houses within the Community. The job role will focus on the co-ordination of a team of co-workers, producing rotas and reports for the team leaders to be able to staff the houses effectively.

Furthermore you will support the planning of a range social and cultural experiences, whilst supporting the access to meaningful work to enhance the life experience and holistic wellbeing of our members.

You will be part of a team which ensures an excellent standard of support and care for the people living in our community and maintain regulatory standards within the team. You will provide support and supervision for co-workers and be involved in developing individuals within the team.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members and the service as a whole and requires evening and weekend work, we operate an ‘on call’ service, which is managed on a rostered basis.

The starting salary is £ 21691.80 subject to incremental rises and the post offers a generous 36 days annual leave per year.

Tiphereth, is a unique charity in the Colinton area of Edinburgh. We are a Camphill Community consisting of residential care, supported living, social enterprises and a growing day service.

The successful candidate will be required to join the PVG scheme and register with the SSSC immediately.

Application notes

For an more information please email Charlotte Dudley (Supported Living Manager) or Richard Costigan (Operations Manager)

Please download and complete the attached Application Form and Values Questionnaire and return to:

Or by postal return to: Human Resources Admin, Tiphereth, 55 Torphin Road, Colinton, Edinburgh, EH13 0PQ

Closing Date for Application is 25th of September 2020 . We will be interviewing over the following two weeks.

When applying to the role please keep in mind the current NHS and Scottish Government guidelines in relation to social distancing, self-isolation and risks