Team Leader

East Park is… Recruiting

East Park is a leading provider of specialist residential / education services for children with learning disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder. We are accredited by the National Autistic Society, Quality Assured by CALM for several years running, and are an SQA Approved Centre.

Position overview

East Park is seeking a Team Leader. Successful applicants will be responsible for the management over 24 hours of a designated part of the residential service, i.e. one long-stay accommodation house. In line with the values of Getting it Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) and Curriculum for Excellence (CfE), the Team Leader will work collaboratively with others, as a member of the team around the child, to promote the well-being of children and young people and to ensure that for all resident young people, East Park is a safe, nurturing and valuing environment in which to grow and learn.

Candidates are required to be registered with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).   They must have approved qualifications to meet SSSC requirements or commit to achieving those within 5 years of their registration start date. Current SSSC requirements are a Nursing or Social Care qualifications equivalent to SVQ4. Additionally, experience of working with children / young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disabilities, and challenging behaviour would be beneficial.

Pay Rate: from £15.81 to £18.38 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience. Additional benefits include flexible shift patterns, health cover, pension scheme, and our own training department which supports learning and progression.

You can download a copy of the Job Description and download an application form by clicking on these links. Please complete the application form and save it to your own device before e-mailing the completed form to recruitment@eastpark.org.uk.

Please note CVs will not be accepted as part of your application.

East Park is an Equal Opportunities Employer. A Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Enhanced Disclosure is required for all East Park posts.

If you have an additional communication support need and would like to request an application form, job description or any other information in audio format, large print or with easy read formatting tailored to your needs please e-mail recruitment@eastpark.org.uk and we would be happy to help.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

You can download a copy of the Job Description

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

You can download an application form here.  Please save the completed form to your device then e-mail it to recruitment@eastpark.org.uk.

CLOSING DATE

Monday 13th April 2020 at 12noon

FURTHER INFORMATION

Lisa Howitt
Business and IT Support Assistant

recruitment@eastpark.org.uk

Tel:  0141 946 2050