Team Leader for Support Workers - Henham, Essex - RAR

Bishop's Stortford
£28080 per annum
14 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
30 Hours a week
Henham, Essex
£28,080 pa inclusive

If you have experience of working with children with special needs and managing a small team of support workers we would like to hear from you. We can offer a rewarding job with a bright and enthusiastic 9 year old boy who has cerebral palsy and non-verbal communication needs. He lives at home in spacious accommodation with his family, needing support in all activities of daily living including personal hygiene , feeding and dressing, and also when enjoying out of school outdoor activities such as ice skating. You will lead and manage a small team as well as providing care.

You will need to be:

- Confident about all aspects of managing the team e.g. monitoring performance and providing supervision, managing annual leave and sickness and planning rotas
- Able to work confidently and sensitively in the client's own home
- Proactive with an encouraging approach and able to positively engage with the client
- Able to build a strong and effective team
- Able to work under your own initiative
- Able to undertake all aspects of the handling management plan using specialist equipment

We can offer:

- A rewarding and enjoyable role
- Training and development, including use of Eye Gaze technology
- Good rates of pay

You will need to be a car driver and live within reasonable travelling distance of Henham and be able to provide a minimum of 16 hours a week direct support care, which will normally be at the weekends. Some early morning and afternoon cover will also be required and occasional nights.

Apply now sending your CV

Satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK will also be required.
This position requires a disclosure request from the DBS.