Team Leader - Respite Service

The Care Hub
13 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Team Leader / Senior Support Worker
Hours: Full Time 38 hours per week, shift patterns will vary, must be able to work earlies, lates and weekend shifts
Salary: £23,875 per annum
Service/Location: Horse Leaze, Beckton

We are on the lookout for an enthusiastic, reliable and resilient Team Leader who would like to join our growing team, based at one of our Short Stay Respite homes in Beckton. You will be confident, able to deal with stressful situations & have the ability to think on your feet.

You will need to be a 'people person' who enjoys building relationships and motivating others to reach their full potential. Flexibility, a 'can do' attitude and a sense of humour is a must too! Aside from this, you will need to be able to work independently, as well as part of a team and have experience of working with vulnerable people or those with complex needs and have experience and/ or a passion for enhancing individuals quality of life through positive behaviour support.

Your role will be to support the management and take the lead in service delivery within our residential Service and support residence who receive 24hr care. You will be expected to carry out daily tasks as well as senior duties.

Our ideal candidate will have:

Experience of supporting adults in a care setting or in the community
An awareness and understanding of Learning Disabilities
Good communication skills, patience and flexibility
An understanding of safeguarding and person-centred support
A flexible working pattern
An NVQ L3 in Health & Social Care, or relevant qualification
Have supervisory/management experience
Be highly motivated and be able to work on their own initiative
Be well organised
Have a passion and enthusiasm for delivering quality services to vulnerable people
A driving licence & access to your own vehicle would be a bonus

In return for your hard work, along with a great salary, Our client is offering:

22 days paid holiday per annum + bank holidays (pro rata) Raising to 28 days + bank holidays per year with length of service
Ongoing training and progression opportunities
Flexible working hours
We operate a free Health Service Discount scheme. Which gives discounts on many retailers, including: Superbreak, Jet2holidays, Virgin, Haven, Apple, Clarks, Sky, Halfords, Café Rouge, Nando's, Matalan & the RAC to name but a few!
We offer a free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to all our staff. This offers a variety of support services including free counselling, and advice and support on any worries you may have.
If you would like to see the full job pack, please call Bianca on (phone number removed) or, APPLY NOW

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