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Team Leader (Scottish Borders Services)

  • Full time
  • £26,297 – £27,400
  • Longnewton, Scottish Borders
  • Closing 5th August 2021

  • Advertised from 22nd July 2021
  • Permanent. 39 hours per week
  • TL/SB/006


Autism Initiatives currently have an opportunity for a Team Leader to join our services in the Scottish Borders.

Autism Initiatives Scotland provides a range of person centered services throughout Scotland to people who are 16 years old and over.

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

Closing Date: Thursday 5th August 2021 at 12 noon.

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.

To apply please visit our website - where you can view our Job Description, Person Specification, Terms & Conditions, and complete our application form online:

If you require any support with the application process, or you wish to request an application form be sent to you, please contact Joanna Dickinson on 0131 551 7260.

The Closing Date for completed applications is Thursday 5th August 2021 at 12 noon.

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

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