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Service Team Leader

  • Part time
  • £28,940 – £33,981 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 5th March 2024

  • Advertised from 23rd February 2024
  • 17.5 hours/week. Permanent Contract.
  • 25 days annual leave & 12 public holidays (pro rata)


Deafblind Scotland is the specialist charity working with adults who are living with dual sensory impairment or those who have a severe single sensory impairment and are at risk of a second sensory impairment, whether that is a sight or hearing loss. Our ambitions are high for members’ and we are therefore at the cutting edge of finding ways to support people to lead their most meaningful life. Deafblindness can be a devastating condition that can make daily life extremely challenging and as a result, many dual sensory impaired people become isolated. Our services can make a vital difference to their lives; enabling people to regain confidence, develop vital communication skills and re-establish social connections.

We are recruiting for a Part-Time Service Team Leader who will provide acting up duties to cover Service Manager’s Maternity Leave and thereafter support the Service Manager in the day-to-day delivery of our Guide Communicator service. The post holder will also provide support and supervision to Guide/Communicator staff to ensure service delivery aligns with individual needs, organisational policies, SSSC Codes of Practice, and Care Inspectorate standards.

The post holder will support the Service Manager in ensuring that deafblind people have the opportunity and support to make choices that enable them to lead a full life and promote wellbeing and that their rights are at the heart of all service developments and improvements. The post holder will support the Service Manager in the performance and development of the Guide/communicator service and will hold an important role to ensure that Deafblind people are at the centre of all developments.

Application notes

Closing Date: Tuesday 5th March 2024

Interviews will take place week beginning 18th March 2024

For an application pack contact