Team Leader

Focus Care Agency Ltd
Canvey Island, UK
10 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you currently an experienced Team Leader or Senior Support Worker/Carer looking for a new, exciting and challenging role?

Focus Care Agency are recruiting for Team Leader for of our supported living services in Canvey Island.

The Organisation:

We are able to offer new and exciting career opportunities for individuals that are keen to work within an organisation that has achieved an outstanding rating awarded by CQC under the key question of 'Responsive'. The organisation also believes in celebrating success stories and good practice and has recently had 5 finalists and 1 winner at the National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 and also 2 winners at the Great British Care Awards 2018.

The organisation is an established business with an excellent reputation for their person tailored support/care, professionalism and staff empowerment.

The Role:

We are looking for experienced Team Leaders who are compassionate, forward thinking and committed to supporting people and also enthusiastic, driven and can motivate others.

As Team Leader, your main aim will be to ensure that the needs for all individuals that we support within our Peterborough based service are met at all times. You will take a person centered and outcomes focused approach, and will be responsible for the day-to-day management and operation of the service, including line management and delivery of direct support. You will need to be flexible with shifts and there will be 'on call night support' that are completed by all staff following a rota pattern.

Skills/Experience Required:

* NVQ/QCF in Health & Social Care Level 3 or more is essential

* Minimum of 2 years' experience being a Team Leader and being within support services for people with high complex needs, mental illness, learning disabilities, autism and/or behaviours that challenge is essential

* Full driving licence and having a vehicle for work purposes is essential

* Knowledge of completing staff rota's, staff appraisals and staff 1:1's

* A kind, compassionate, caring nature is essential and someone who is passionate about helping and working with people

* Excellent communication skills and a strong command of the English language

* Is able to work on their own initiative, but also in a team environment

We are offering:

* Salary - £9.73 per hour (additional rates for on call night support)

* Contract - Permanent

* Full Time - 40 hours per week

* Opportunity to take part in bespoke training

* You will be offered full support with completing Health and Social Care QCF Level

* Career advancement and continuous personal development (CPD)

* A very understanding, knowledgeable and supportive senior staff

* Generous refer a friend scheme

To Apply:

To apply for this hugely rewarding opportunity and to work within a very reputable organisation and make a difference to the lives of others, please send us your details today.

If you would like to speak with the Recruitment Team, please call (phone number removed) and select Option 3

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