Assistant Team Leader - Supported Leaving - Adult LD

CareTech UK
Guildford, Surrey
£23000/annum Excellent Traning, Benefits
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
ASSISTANT TEAM LEADER Supported Living – Woking/Guilford - £23,000 per annum
About the Role
We are looking for Assistant Team Leader to join our friendly Woking/Guildford Supported Living team based in Surrey.

The Assistant Team Leader should ensure that the individual needs of people we support are met to the highest standard. To support the Team Leader to ensure that staff are trained to meet the needs of the people we support and their training complies with the Care Quality Commission standards. To support and deputise for the Team Leader in developing the staff team and to carry out management tasks as directed by the Team Leader to ensure the service is delivered to a high standard and meets and exceeds the Care Quality commission standards in line with the values of the organisation.
Key Responsibilities:
• To work flexibly over a 7-day period to meet the needs of the service and to ensure the quality of service provision can be monitored.
• To participate in a rota outside of office hours as part of the ‘’on call’’ service for which a separate payment is made.
• To support the Team Leader in ensuring that the service is compliant and exceeds the standards of the Care Quality Commission.
• To ensure that all Health and Safety Checks are carried out as specified and to report any concerns to the Team Leader. To ready, sign and adhere to Health & Safety Risk Assessments in place for the service and to ensure that all staff implements these in their work.
• To assist the Team Leader in completing accurate management reports/ payroll on a monthly basis and as requested. To complete these reports in the absence of the Team Leader.
• To participate in team meetings and assist the Team Leader in developing the agenda and ensuring accurate minutes are kept and actions followed up.
• To ensure that you read and implement all policies and procedures and that the staff team adhere to these and to report any concerns to the Team Leader.
• To understand the budget requirements and to support the Team Leader to ensure that the service is delivered within the parameters of the budget.
• To provide direct support to people as part of the staff rota.
• To support and develop staff to take on the link worker role.
• To ensure that the people we support receive appropriate health and medical input as required to meet their needs.
• To ensure that safe medication systems are in place to comply with the Medication Policy.
• To undertake additional duties as necessary to meet the individual needs or service as directed by the Team Leader.

We offer Permanent contracts 37.5 hrs per week
We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care
Career progression path within the company
Competitive rates of pay
Employee Assistance Helpline
Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
Retail discount vouchers
We offer Apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to join the Care Sector
Various shift patterns available to suit your lifestyle
DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us

About Caretech
Caretech Community Services established in 1993 has 250 services with continuous growth with new developments/services.
CareTech Community Services is a national provider of support for people with complex and challenging behaviours associated with autism, learning disabilities, mental health illness and neurological conditions. We support people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and also in residential care.
We are committed to providing the highest levels of care to our residents
To enable us to do this we need caring and dedicated professionals to deliver first class care.
All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

Successful candidates will be contacted within 7 working days.
* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010
CareTech Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader