Team Leader

Prestige Nursing
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Team Leader - experienced
Location: Copthorne, RH10
Hourly rate: £11.04
Hours: Permanent position, Full time (37hrs)

Reporting to: Designated line manager

About our client

Our client are a prestigious company supporting thousands of Disabled people in the UK. They are currently looking for a number of Support Workers to join their team to work within their Residential Services.
The home is based in Copthorne, providing services for 41 adults with Physical Disabilities. The service consists of a main house plus six bungalows located within the 17 acre grounds.

Key responsibilities

Leading a team

1.To be responsible for the day-to-day management of a team ensuring that it maintains a high standard of professional support in line with all relevant regulations, policies and procedures.
2.To ensure the effective operation of the staff key worker system.
3.To organise and manage the rostering process so that sufficient staff are provided at all times in accordance with the requirements of customers.
4.To provide practical induction training to new staff and promote on-going staff development through personal reviews, regular supervisions, annual appraisal, competency assessments and team meetings
5.To facilitate regular team meetings and attend any other meetings as required.
6.To comply with all health and safety policies and procedures.
7.To maintain an awareness of individual customer risk assessments relating to specific support needs, for example, dysphagia, mobility & safety
8.To assist the Service Manager in monitoring expenditure against budget, ensure the allocated budget is kept to and to maintain effective accounting systems and records.
9.To participate in staff recruitment/selection with the Service Manager.
10.To undertake required training for self and team, including updates (sometimes off-site and outside normal working hours) and be responsible for maintaining and improving own knowledge and skills.
11.To undertake additional responsibilities as requested by the Service Manager following the successful completion of specific training and personal skills development e.g. Moving and Handling Skills Instructor, Fire Marshal, etc.
12.To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested.
13.To compose and update care plans.

Essential requirements

·NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care
·Prior experience of working in a relevant care setting.
·Prior experience of supervising a team of staff.
·Prior experience of working with people with disabilities.
·To be able to work flexibly within rostered hours and be prepared to participate in an on-call rota if required by the respective service.
·To have knowledge of service user self-advocacy and empowerment.
·To be able to train, coach, motivate and develop a team.
·To be able to work on their own and as part of a team.
·To demonstrate an understanding of the needs of customers.
·To have knowledge of health and safety legislation
·To have good interpersonal skills.
·To have good verbal and written communication skills in English.
·Able to complete and maintain accurate records, maintaining confidentiality at all times
·To be able to use standard Microsoft IT packages

For more information and a full job description on this Team Leader role, please apply online or call 02082547537 and quote J2102 ask for Danielle