We are looking for an ambitious Team Leader in West Hampstead, North West London to take ownership of a new project for a childcare charity service. You will be supporting children with learning disabilities through a variety of services including outreach 1 to 1, respite care, day services and play therapy sessions.As Team Leader, you will support and mentor your team to achieve positive outcomes through your creative and passionate leadership qualities. Your duties will include:-Monitoring performance and behaviour of your team, ensuring they have a detailed knowledge of the people they support with regular assessments and care plans-Liaising with families and external agencies to represent the people you support -Ensuring all members of the team receive supervision and appraisals-Inspiring and leading staff to deliver quality outcomes-Ensuring a Proactive, Positive and Friendly approach with fresh new ideas-Recruitment and selection of care team members as requiredWhat do I need to become a Team Leader?-You will have previous experience supporting people with learning disabilities -Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise -Have previous supervisory/management skills ideally in a supported living service -Hold an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent-A UK driving license with access to a vehicle is desirable but not essential
This is an exciting opportunity to join a charity in an exciting phase of growth, with a long-term future ahead. If you are excited by this opportunity and want to find out more, please click on ‘Apply’ and we will be in touch.