Support Worker Team Leader

Gray Healthcare
Bourne, UK
02 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Team Leader working for Gray Healthcare you will primarily perform a front-line management role. As the 'house lead' you will effectively support the Service User and their Community Support Team within designated support packages. By offering on-site direct management through 'on and off' shift patterns and providing quality assurance and full rota management ensuring safe, responsive and effective working practice.

You will lead your team, oversee the rota, assist with the development of recovery plans, reporting progress to the family. You will also spend time working on shift to promote independence.

Our Approach

Here at Gray Healthcare we believe that no person should remain in an acute or long stay hospital environment for a day longer than is medically necessary. We do not discriminate with risk history, we work beyond the label and prioritise the individual and their right to live in the community. We are a company passionate about delivering truly person-centred support and are looking for a Support Worker who shares the same ethos. We are guided by our values in all that we do, We are inspiring - we believe in providing individualised support that meets peoples' needs and enables them to achieve their goals. We collaborate - we believe that the best outcomes are achieved when we work together with shared aims. We are unique - we provide market leading, high quality and bespoke support that exceeds standards. We innovate - we challenge ourselves to be pioneering and find new ways to support people better. We are honest & transparent - we base our relationships on trust and openness regardless of how uncomfortable this may be.

About you

We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience as a Team Leader / Senior Support Worker within Recovery, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Autism, Outreach or Forensic Work. If you are a team player with great communication skills, possess an NVQ/QCF 3 or willingness to complete the qualification with Gray Healthcare we'd love to hear from you.

The rewards

At Gray Healthcare having the right people and investing in their development is crucial. Our expert trainers alongside our managers, ensure that each colleague receives our high-quality bespoke training and has a detailed development plan to equip them to be knowledgeable, supportive, calm and confident in whatever situation comes their way.

Every Team Leader will receive a competitive salary. In addition to weekly pay we offer a healthcare cash plan and the chance to develop with a growing and forward-thinking organisation.

Gray Healthcare reserves the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check (Formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

By applying for this vacancy, you hereby consent to Gray Healthcare storing and processing your information in order to progress your application. If successful, your information will be added to your electronic staff file. Your personal information will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected, or as required by law.

You have the right to ask at any time to see your records, edit them, have them erased or stop us using them. If we cannot comply with your request, we will tell you why. For more information on how we store and use your information, please view our privacy statement by visiting here.

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Gray Healthcare - A Disability Confident Employer

At Gray Healthcare we value everyone's contribution. We want the best people to work with us to help us deliver the best service to people we support. If you have lived experience of disability or ill health we recognise the value that this brings. We want to encourage everyone to apply for our roles, regardless of their disability, and we have committed to making all reasonable adjustments possible to ensure that we attract and recruit the best candidates.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to:
  • Offer interviews to all applicants who best meet the minimum requirements for a role and who have a disability.
  • Providing short-form and easy-read job descriptions upon request
  • Accepting job applications in formats that enable candidates to demonstrate their suitability for the role in the best way they can
  • Making all reasonable adjustments requested

If you would like to request us to make reasonable adjustments then please contact our Recruitment Team on 0151 255 2830 or email and we will be happy to discuss how we can support you through the recruitment process.

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