Assistant Team Leader Care (GC)

Milestones Trust
Bristol, UK
14 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
37.5 hours per week, flexible over 5 days

Shift Pattern: 07:00-14:30, 09:00-16:30, 13:30-21:00, 20:45-07:15

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Team Leader to join Milestones Trust. We are a not-for-profit charitable organisation with a 33 year history of offering person-centred support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia.

Based at Graeme Close, Fishponds, Bristol with a basic of £21,484 per annum + excellent benefits, you will be responsible for encouraging and supporting service users to define and develop their chosen lifestyles through personal centred care.

Graeme Close is situated in Fishponds and offers a recovery service for sixteen people with complex mental health needs. The aim of the service is to enable people to develop and maintain a lifestyle which promotes their physical and emotional well-being.
Why Apply?
Working at Graeme Close, you will be responsible for supporting the people who use the service to define and develop their chosen lifestyles through person-centred care. You will work as one of a team of ATL's who have management responsibility for a team of support workers and domestic staff. On a day to day basis you will be responsible for leading shifts, including supporting people with their medication/health appointments and accessing the local community. You will have keyworker responsibilities and will be expected to work with people to create support plans and strength- based risk assessments as appropriate.

In return, we will offer you some excellent benefits including:
  • Up to 26 days' holiday and 8 days' bank holiday entitlement
  • Family friendly/work-life balance policies
  • Company pension scheme & health cash plan (BHSF)
  • Free parking at most Trust services
  • Comprehensive induction and learning and development opportunities
  • Access to all levels of training appropriate to your role and career progression with the Trust.

We pride ourselves with being able to offer staff opportunities to develop and progress their careers within Milestones Trust.
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:
The Successful Assistant Team Leader will:
  • Have strong leadership skills, promoting excellent care practice
  • Be able to co-ordinate shifts and delegate competently
  • Be committed to delivering a high quality service which places the residents at the heart of the practice
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to work as part of a large team
  • Have strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with team members, service users and a range of stakeholders.

For an informal discussion about the job role please contact Lima Bissessarsingh, Acting Home Manager, on 01179 652696

Milestones Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all the individuals that it supports, it expects the same commitment from all employees. If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place. (Formerly CRB) A criminal record is not necessarily a barrier to recruitment. Committed to Equality and Diversity for all. Registered Charity No. 294377.

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