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Fostering and Continuing Care Team Leader (Maternity Cover)

  • Location: Head Office, Dundee
  • Salary: £37,528 (currently under review)
  • Closing Date: 07/05/2020

Hours: 35 hours per week

Duration: Period of Maternity Cover

About us

We are a fostering and continuing care service and a provider of supported lodgings and residential services for young people. We aspire not to be the biggest provider, but one of the best.

Our mission

We make homes to nurture children and young peoples’ potential.

The difference you’ll make

Provide professional leadership to help our young people achieve and thrive in a foster care and supported lodgings environment, where they are provided with the highest quality care.

How will you do this?

Provide a responsive and effective service which meets the changing needs and demands of our carer and providing leadership to the Fostering and Continuing Care team.

Job Description & Person Specification – Fostering and Continuing Care Team Leader

Benefits Package

The full-time salary is £37,528 per annum (currently under review) including on-call allowance.

A stakeholder pension scheme is in operation.

Staff are entitled to 32 days’ annual leave plus 4 public holidays per annum (pro-rata for part-time staff).

Flexi-time working is in operation.

Recognition of long term service by awarding an additional 5 days’ annual leave allowance after 5 years’ service (pro-rata for part-time staff).

Enhanced maternity, shared parental, paternity and adoption packages

Staff also have access to pool cars to undertake their duties, or alternatively mileage allowance is payable based on the prevailing HMRC rates.

The Trust is committed to supporting continuous professional development for all employees. We seek to support employees with their learning and development with personal development plans agreed as part of the Supporting Performance process.

How to apply

  • For a detailed job pack, including job description, person specification and application form, please  email
  • For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Sara Lovelock, Head of Operations on 07920 199081.
  • Apply be sending a completed application form to
    Application Form

Carolina House Trust does not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

It is Carolina House Trust recruitment policy to reply to applications via email, therefore when applying, can you please provide your email address.

Carolina House Trust aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of, is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.