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Care and Support Coordinator / Care Team Leader
Salary: £21,700-£23,700 per annum
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes
Do you want to be part of a unique Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?
Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing unique person centred support, based on a modern view of the Camphill movement, for adults with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum condition. We support our service users in all aspects of their daily lives, and believe that each person should be valued for their contribution to the community.
We are seeking a team leader with previous experience in social care, working with people with learning disabilities or complex needs, with a minimum Level 3 or equivalent qualification in Health and Social Care.
You will work as a member of the day to day hands-on Care & Support Team in close liaison with our Care & Support managers to provide high quality care and support to residents.
As team leader, you'll oversee the development and implementation of care and support plans which are designed to provide meaningful choice and support to those in need of care and support, so they can access services to help them lead the life they want.
You'll be able to demonstrate experience in managing and developing staff and volunteers, alongside leadership abilities and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You'll also be able to demonstrate an ability to use IT including Outlook, Word and Excel.
It is important that you can demonstrate a flexible approach to work as you will be required to cover a weekly rota, which includes evenings, weekends, bank holidays, sleep-ins and on-call duties on an agreed rota basis.
A clean driving licence is highly desirable.
In return we offer:
A diverse and high quality working environment
The opportunity to work amongst a team of dedicated and supportive colleagues
Excellent professional and career development and training opportunities
Work pension scheme
Paid DBS application
If you are interested in this unique opportunity, then please apply by submitting your CV and a short supporting statement:
"What is it about working with us in this position that interests you and what skills, experience and values can you bring"?
Closing Date: 16th December 2020
*Please Note* that if we feel we have received a sufficient number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert early. Interviews will take place shortly after applications have been received and shortlisted.
Don't hesitate and apply as soon as possible.
We are an equal opportunities employer. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.
Registered Charity (phone number removed)