Team Manager - Disabilities
Team Manager - Disabilities Location: Farnborough & surrounding area Annual Earnings: £25,784 per annum * *Annual earnings based on a basic salary of £16,722 per annum, a Market Rate Allowance of £2,062.50pa, a Recruitment & Retention Allowance of £5,336.30pa and a temporary salary differential allowance of £1,663.20pa. Contract Type: Permanent, 33 hours per week First suitable applicant appointed. The Role As a Learning Disabilities Team Manager you will be developing and overseeing the services in the Farnborough and Aldershot areas, ensuring that quality care and support is delivered and reviewed. Working with the staff team and the Locality Manager you will role model positive values which underpin all aspects of service delivery. The role is varied and offers unique experiences and opportunities every day, working within warm, friendly, and fun environments. As such you will need to support the team and manage the staff rota, ensuring clients’ individual needs and choices are fulfilled to enable them to gain further independence in their local communities. Working in partnership with family members, commissioners and Working Together groups is a vital component of this role and a good understanding of relevant communication styles is essential. About You Our staff members make a real difference. We need a Team Manager who is approachable, friendly, professional and supportive to work across these services. As such, this could be an ideal opportunity for someone located in the Basingstoke, Farnborough, Aldershot or surrounding areas, although this is not necessary. You’ll need to be familiar with appropriate regulations, legislation and administration, and you will need to be as passionate as we are about being the best we can be. You will be able to think creatively, positively and use your own initiative, and you must be flexible and committed to achieving excellence. It is important that you feel comfortable managing a staff team, assessing risk, following safeguarding processes, meeting health and safety requirements and ensuring record keeping is accurate, and reflecting current standards as required by CQC. You will be responsible for mentoring, coaching and supporting the team, providing supervision and addressing any performance issues. As such, previous management experience would be beneficial. YOU has a strong value base, striving to be person-centred, innovative, trustworthy, can-do and excellent at all times, so it is important that you are as passionate about these principles as we are. Essential Requirements As Team Manager, you will: • Be able to provide coaching, advice and management support to staff. • Have experience of managing and developing service rotas. • Be able to work to and monitor standards specific to the services. • Be able to work professionally and in partnership with external agencies and client families. • Have sound knowledge of best practice around person-centred planning and risk management. • Be willing and able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, and provide on call support. • Possess a driving license and have access to a car with business insurance for use at work. Our Benefits If you choose to begin a career with our organisation, you are guaranteed: • Competitive rates of pay and paid mileage and travel time. • Enhanced annual leave entitlements, sick pay allowances and pension scheme contributions. • Excellent and professionally certified training. • Real opportunities to develop in your profession. • Free health and wellbeing advice via a 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme. • A company that is committed to its employees, valuing their knowledge, creativity and flexibility. • The chance to work with amazing people. This is such a rewarding role, and if this sounds like an opportunity you’d relish, we can’t wait to hear from you! Please click ‘Apply’ to forward your details on to us; please be sure to include your name, email address and contact telephone number. We will then contact you directly to discuss the role and ask you a few key questions to make sure that this is the right position for you. Alternatively, please ring Steve Almond on 07736 179780 to find out more, or to apply. You will be asked a few key questions to make sure that this is the right role for you and if so, you will be invited to an interview. Please note; we will select the first suitable applicants for assessment so don’t delay, apply today!