Team leader - health and social care

Recruiter
Our TLC Recruitment Ltd
Location
Luton
Salary
£18000 - £19000/annum
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
TEAM LEADER
FULL TIME PERMANENT

Our TLC is looking for a full time permanent Team Leader for a supported living service assisting those with learning disability and complex needs. Are you a senior wishing to take the next step or an experienced team leader looking to establish yourself with a reputable company and flourish. If so please apply

ABOUT YOU
You need to be positive and committed to supporting and improving people’s lives through person centred approaches and team work.

To reach your full potential in this role you need to have the right values in working with people, leadership skills and be able to work as part of a team. You need to be a good role model and lead by example. You will work alongside staff to develop their confidence and skills to provide excellent support, through feedback and coaching.

As part of the management team you need to have excellent communication including verbal, written and IT skills and be organised, and plan your time effectively.

It is hard work but amazingly rewarding to see the development of the people you support and the staff that support them.

You will be willing to learn and try new things, through training and team work.
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ROLE

*Work as part of the management team to promote person centred support and to support the staff team.
*Your working week will be split between direct support and management time.
*You will work alongside the Support Manager to ensure that our staff are providing excellent support to the people that we work with.
*You will play a key role in the day to day management of the service.
*You will provide support and supervision to the team of support staff, be key to managing the rota and ensuring staff are fully trained, and provide on the job coaching, feedback, and act as a role model.
*You will work alongside the Support Manager and staff team to ensure that people’s support plans are up to date, and reflect their wishes and aspirations through their person centred plans.
*Take part in an on call rota to ensure that our staff have access to support when it is needed

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BENEFITS
Enhancements for Weekends and Bank Holidays, additional payment for Sleep Ins where required, 28 days annual leave (increasing with service) inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff), contributory pension scheme, paid on call, excellent training and development opportunities, childcare vouchers, employee assistance scheme and occupational health support.

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We are looking for an effective communicator with the ability to develop strong working relationships and promote and create a person centred culture within the team. Knowledge of support planning and risk assessing as well as a strong track record of achieving outcomes for individuals would be an advantage