Care Team Leader

Team Leader | Edinburgh

£27,000.00 per year


28 days holiday entitlement

£0.30 of travel allowance

  • £500 Welcome Bonus
  • £300 Refer a Friend Bonus
  • Training, qualifications, mentorship programme and more

ABOUT THE JOB: To manage a team of staff who provide emotional and physical support to individuals and their families. To facilitate independence by working in a dignified and respectful way.



        2 years or more experience in a similar role

        SVQ 4 or equivalent in Health or Social Care


  • Good — l.T. skills and knowledge
  • Good - People management and leadership
  • Good - Risk management & health and Safety
  • Good - Communication across different audiences
  • Good - Ability to work independently with initiative
  • Good — Time management, planning, and organising
  • Good - Understanding of all legislation related to the role
  • Good — Understanding of best practise within health & social care

WHAT WE OFFER: People are at the heart of everything we do, so we continue to invest in our staff to ensure they are happy, motivated, well-trained and supported.

  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Training
  • Travel expenses
  • Guaranteed hours
  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days paid holidays
  • Great employee benefits
  • Your own Buddy to support you
  • Access to our mentorship program
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Employers contribution into your pension
  • Participation to social occasions and events
  • Access to education and learning resources
  • On-going support with paid specialist training



Indeed - "There is a great staff team who are keen to help a new member of staff integrate into the service."


Glassdoor - "Flexible hours, amazing colleagues, great investment in training and development, nice clients"


Google - "Excellent service and very friendly staff"


Care Inspectorate - “New care staff undertook comprehensive induction training which covered the key skills and knowledge required to provide care. They were supported well, being assigned a "buddy" and there was very regular contact and support from the team leaders.”


Managing a staff team, including assisting with their:

  • Learning & Development
  • Recruitment & Induction
  • Supervision & Performance
  • Compliance with the Scottish Social Services Council

Managing a team of service users, including assisting with:

  • Reviews and audits of support
  • Assessments and personal plans
  • Incidents, accidents, or complaints
  • Ensuring the quality of care and support
  • Effectively and efficiently handle all emergency on-call issues
  • Compliance with the Care Inspectorate’s legislation and best practise
  • Liaison with other professionals e.g.Hospitals, G.P, Social Work, District Nurses and EHSCP

Managing workflow, including:

  • Participating in the on-call rota
  • Attending and contributing to meetings
  • Updating electronic records including rotas
  • Completing admin tasks on time, every time
  • Participating in and contributing to the annual Improvement Plan