Radis Community Care have an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to join our team based in Worcester. We have a small friendly team of support staff who care about what they do and feel a new Team Leader with new ideas will give an extra boost to the quality of the care we provide.
Established in 2001, Radis Community Care has grown to become a leading provider of community based social care and support for thousands of vulnerable adults and children in England and Wales, focused on supporting people to live independently in their own homes and part of their local communities.
We care for a range of service users including the elderly and for people with physical and/or learning disabilities. Tailored to meet our service user's individual needs, our care ranges from brief daily visits to 24-hour live-in care and can either be short or long-term.
About the role
As a Team Leader you will provide support to our extra care complex, providing specialised support to individuals. Radis recognise each person as an individual and provide a unique service which is tailored to their specific needs and provide a consistent approach throughout their life.
You will be the first point of contact for the package, providing supervisions / meetings and support to the Care Workers. The role will require you to schedule / allocate work to the Care Workers ensuring personal care and all care tasks are client specific. You will also support with medication, personal care tasks and offer support within the community.
You will share the work with another full time Team leader. The role is to share care & Office duties to a 50% ratio.
Some of the benefits for the role
· Mileage allowance for cars and bikes
· NEST pension (with contributions from Radis)
· Opportunities for career progression
· Fully structured induction and support for all new starters available
· Recommend a friend, minimum payment of £100 per recommendation, unlimited payments (subject to conditions)
· Minimum 28 Days annual leave for full time contracts
Skills and Qualifications required for the role
Previous experience as a Team Leader will be advantageous but not essential. The successful candidate will have an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care working towards Level 3. You will have good written and verbal commination skills and have a willingness to learn in line with clients needs and expectations.
This role requires you to undergo an enhanced DBS check. A driving licence with access to a vehicle will also be advantageous as some travel may be required for the role.
Radis Community Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer that welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.