This vacancy has now closed

Deputy Team Leader (Pentland Group in the Day Service)

  • Full time
  • £21,691 – £23,587
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th December 2019

  • Advertised from 21st November 2019
  • Salary rising to top of scale over 6 years. 5 days, Monday to Friday.


Tiphereth has an exciting opportunity for an experienced support worker to develop in a new post of Deputy Team Leader in our Pentland Group. You would mainly be working to support adults with learning disabilities and autism to participate in the work of the group which focuses on woodwork, green woodwork, basketry and grounds maintenance. In addition you would work closely with the Team Leader and carry some delegated management responsibilities to ensure good working practices and high standards of care are maintained.

A minimum of 3 years experience of support work with adults with learning disabilities is essential, along with a positive, flexible and proactive approach and a full driving licence.

Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh which provides supported accommodation, social enterprises and day services for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs. Our approach recognises the uniqueness and gifts of each individual, and the importance of meaningful work in supportive and therapeutic environments within which people are valued, develop skills, make a positive contribution and make friends.

We offer:

  • Competitive terms and conditions including 36 days holidays
  • Excellent continuous professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to contribute to a growing service
  • Beautiful work setting on the edge of the Pentland Hills
  • Opportunity to belong to a Camphill community which has residential houses, supported living, and social enterprises alongside a thriving day service.

Application notes

Full details are available below or at or by e-mailing

Please return completed application form to: Recruitment at Tiphereth, 55 Torphin Road, Colinton, Edinburgh EH13 0PQ Or by email to

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 4th December.

Interviews held on 9th December 2019.