Assistant Team Manager Vacancy – Day Support INTERNAL ONLY

We need an assistant team manager at our Day Support services in Gilmerton to help manage the team of support workers and also provide support.  This opportunity would suit an experienced support worker who is ready to take on greater responsibility or someone who has some experience of managing a support service.

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for adults with support needs

As an assistant team manager you will spend some of your time providing 1:1 support for the service users who attend our Day Support services, and the rest of your time you will perform management duties.

The assistant team manager will be responsible for planning and managing staff rotas, staff supervisions and meetings, as well as attending reviews and keeping paperwork up to date.  Working closely with three other assistant team managers in other locations, the successful candidate will have to communicate with the team manager, professionals from other organisations and service users’ families to ensure that we provide high quality services.

  • Salary: £19,570 – £20,685 per annum
  • Hours: 39 per week
  • Monday to Friday, Daytimes
  • Working in Gilmerton

We welcome applications from internal candidates with at least one year’s experience of support work. You must be able and prepared to complete an SVQ 2 in Social Care within one year of taking the post, or be the holder of an equivalent qualification.

To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.  Completed applications should be sent to

The application closing date for this position is Tuesday, 10 December 2019 at 09:00.

If you have any questions before you apply, give us a call on 0131 475 2342 or email us at

We are a Disability Confident Employer
This means we particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will be invited to interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job.  If you feel that you fit this criteria, then please make us aware of this in writing when you apply.

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