Team Manager - Full Time (social care, Support Worker)

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
£18,500 per Annum
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Team Manager - Full Time (social care, Support Worker) BLUT47856
Central Lancashire
£18,500 per Annum

Join our team! Become a support work Team Manager with our client within Central Lancashire and surrounding areas

Who they are

Our client is a leading national charity providing support to young people and adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. They believe in championing the right of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.

Making it happen- your Role

They have an opportunity for a Team Manager for their Services within Lancashire and surrounding areas. Reporting to the Service Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day running of a busy service, getting to know the people we support, what's important to them and discovering the best ways to support them as an individual. You will help to organise and monitor day to day support ensuring that it is delivered efficiently and to the highest possible standard.

What they need from you

To be a great Team Manager, you will have experience of working in social care and ideally have an NVQ3 in Social Care or equivalent. You will know that you need compassion, integrity and to treat people with dignity and respect. You need to be reliable because people are depending on you, be able to travel between locations and work flexibly, including evenings, weekends and overnight as needed. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and good IT and numerical skills.

They are looking for a dynamic individual, who is able to adopt a flexible working approach to ensure they can implement well lead services to people they support who have a learning disability or mental health issue, who live out in the community who require personalised packages of support to meet their specific outcomes.

The benefits

In return for your passion and commitment, they offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

20 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays , pro rata for part time) , which increases after 3 and 5 years service
pension contribution
Childcare vouchers
Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

Plus the chance to make a positive difference to someone's life every day - which is the biggest perk of all!

If you are looking for a challenge and rewarding position working for a national recognised social care provider, please feel welcome to apply. We look forward to receiving your application.

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