Team Lead (Fair Start Scotland)

The Wise Group is the proud provider for Fair Start Scotland offering end-to-end employability provision to support unemployed people in East and West Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire and Inverclyde.


Our team support the most economically deprived customer groups and those experiencing multiple and/or entrenched challenges to gaining employment.


We are looking to recruit a Team Lead (Fair Start Scotland) to manage the delivery of Fair Start Scotland across our locations.    As post holder, you will lead a culture of continuous improvement, supporting the team to deliver high quality services to the customer group.  You will ensure all performance targets and key delivery indicators are met, along with management of quality and compliance obligations.


Our ideal candidate will be passionate, innovative with the ability to work in a pressurised environment.


You must have excellent time management, organisational skills, and interpersonal skills with the ability to use your own initiative.


This post is subject to a Disclosure Scotland check. A full driving licence is preferreds there will be travelling involved in this post.


Please see the Role Profile for full details of the qualifications and experience required for this role.


Position:              Team Lead (Fair Start Scotland)

Reference:          TL/FSS/50

Location:             Paisley

Hours:                 35 hours per week

Status:                 Fixed Term to 31 March 2021

Salary:                 £25k + excellent benefits





We believe that to achieve our vision, all Wise Group colleagues must demonstrate on a daily basis, the behaviours which underpin our core values. We therefore invest and take time to recruit the right colleagues, knowing that this impacts on our culture which in turn delivers excellent results and outcomes for our valued customers.


The Wise Group provides an inclusive and supportive working environment and an excellent benefits package, which includes the following:


  • 33 days’ annual leave (including Public Holidays) plus one additional day for every completed year of employment up to a maximum of an additional five days
  • Generous Salary Exchange Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle Scheme
  • We are a family friendly employer and we actively try to ensure a positive work life balance and we welcome applications from employees requiring flexibility.




The closing date for applications is midnight on 20 September 2019.

To apply please complete the online application form available here.

Family Friendly Working Scotland – We promote a flexible and family friendly working culture.

Armed Forces Covenant – We are an armed forces-friendly organisation.  We seek to support the employment of veterans and current or previous members of the reserve forces.

Disability Confident – The Disability Confident scheme supports us to make the most of the talents that disabled people can bring to our workplace.If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online please call 0141 303 3131.

Disability Confident Employer

The Wise Group is committed to equal opportunities and is a proud member of the Disability Confident scheme. As users of the scheme we guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.