Team Manager – Edinburgh

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,545 – £25,806
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th July 2021

  • Advertised from 9th June 2021
  • Full-time or part-time roles available. Sleepover Payment of £74.40 per night


The purpose of the role of team manager is to provide leadership and guidance to our teams of support workers who support adults with learning disabilities and other support needs, working in people’s homes or accompanying them when they go out.

The team manager has overall responsibility for team management, staff performance and quality of service standards within the team. The right candidate will be someone who can build on the existing relationships we have with the people we support and who embodies the Action Group’s values of inclusion and opportunity for all.

Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to juggle conflicting priorities are essential, and your attention to detail will be second to none. You will work closely with the Development Managers to ensure a consistent and high quality service delivery; and lead by example to maintain a positive and empowering ethos within the team.

Some of the essential criteria for this role are:

  • Previous experience of staff management, ideally from within the social care sector
  • At least two years’ experience of providing person-centred services to individuals who have support needs
  • An SVQ 2 in Social Care or equivalent qualification
  • The capacity to complete a SVQ 3 in Social Care within 12 months of taking the post

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

Application notes

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

Closing date: Monday, 5 July at 09:00