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Assistant Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £22,082
  • Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th May 2021

  • Advertised from 16th April 2021
  • Assistant Team Leader Salary £ 22082 rising with time served annual increments to £24,011 (5 years) and contributary pension scheme. 37.5hrs per week on a 4-week rolling rota.
  • 36 days paid holiday per year rising with time served annual increments to 40 days.


Due to the expansion of our Supported Living Team at Tiphereth the exciting opportunity to join us in the role of an Assistant Team Leader has arisen.

We are seeking confident and passionate individuals to join our innovative and creative team.

Under the guidance of the Supported Living Manager and together with our team of Supported Living Team Leaders and Assistant Team Leaders you will support the day to day running of the supported living homes within the Camphill Community at Tiphereth. Together with your Team Leader you will lead your co-worker team to support members in maintaining their tenancies, building relationships and having meaningful and happy lives. You will plan a full range of social and cultural experiences both within and outside of the members’ homes to enhance their lives and wellbeing.

As an Assistant Team Leader, you will work together with your Team Leader to ensure that there is an excellent standard of support and care for the members living in our community and maintain regulatory standards within your team. The Job Descriptions for the role further expands on this.

Staff development is key to the innovative environment we create for members in our community and we will support you to grow in confidence in your role to support the development of a creative team of co-workers who will promote members holistic well-being enabling them to live their fullest life.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members. These involve evening and weekend work. Sleepovers in our shared homes may be required and are paid in addition at the Scottish Living Wage. This is currently £9.30 per hour.

You will be required to join the PVG scheme and register with the SSSC on commencing employment. Ideally candidates will have previous work experience in a similar setting and hold a professional qualification.

Application notes

Further information:

The closing date for application is 12 noon on Thursday 6th May 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 Resource Administrator, Tiphereth, 55 Torphin Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PQ