Team Leader

  • Full time
  • Circa £26,000
  • South Ayrshire
  • Closing 27th October 2019

  • Advertised from 7th October 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week. Permanent.


Addaction is one of the leading national charities providing evidence-based support for substance misuse, mental health and family services across the UK.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Team Leader to join our South Ayrshire Recovery Service.

Working closely with the Project Manager, you’ll supervise a team of staff, assist in caseload management and provide crucial day-to-day management support. Your responsibility will be to help us deliver a consistent, first-rate service and ever more positive outcomes. With experience in the substance misuse field , this role represents a potential first step towards a full management career.

Ideally the successful candidate will have previous team leading experience, outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. He/she will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition he/she will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with substance misuse service users in a health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Adult Social Care is required as a minimum qualification.

In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Working hours | 5 days over 7, Monday – Sunday. Working pattern will be agreed with Service Manager on appointment.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.

Application notes

Please note that all applications must be made via the Addaction web site; CVs will not be accepted.

We welcome applications from everyone and we value diversity in our workplace.

For further information on this post please contact Hazel Smith, Business Support Manager / 0141 221 8390

Please apply via:

Closing Date for Applications: 27th October 2019

Interview Dates: Week beginning 4th November (may be subject to change)