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Wellbeing Team Leader

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9 Aug 2021

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Do you want to make a make a positive and lasting difference to people's lives? At Share Community you'll work in a friendly committed team providing first-rate wellbeing support to help our students realise their goals and aspirations.

Share is a registered charity and a centre for training and wellbeing. We provide a range of programmes helping adults with learning disabilities, autism and other support needs become more happy, healthy and independent. Our vision is a world where disabled people are fully included in society, living the life they choose, and we need talented people to help us make that happen.

You'll be an influential member of the wellbeing team and take responsibility to ensure person-centred support for disabled adults is delivered to a consistently high standard.

Main responsibilities
  • You'll manage each student's journey through Share, coming up with strategies to help people manage difficult emotions, communicate effectively and generally look after their wellbeing.
  • You'll manage the tool we use to monitor change and development. Using the Outcome Star you'll plot and measure where people are on their journey towards independence, choice and wellbeing. You'll track this over time, advising staff how best to support students to move towards their personal goals.
  • You'll co-ordinate our journey towards excellence in autism practice, helping us progress our existing accreditation with the National Autistic Society to a more advanced status.

Why work for us?

Share is committed to empowering disabled people. You'll make a difference every day, helping people to live as independently as possible.

Our values drive us forward. They provide the framework for everything we do, including who we hire. We believe everyone has something to offer others, and we build on people's individual talents, interests and abilities. We think happy employees are successful employees.

We won employer of the year at the Wandsworth Business Awards in 2019 and we hold gold Investors in People accreditation. This means we truly understand the value of people, we have robust policies in place and every single person working at Share takes ownership for making them come to life.

We've been praised for our thorough induction process and supportive working environment where everyone has a voice and is valued. You'll be surrounded by people who support you, challenge you, and inspire you.

Additional benefits of working at Share:

Who we're looking for
  • We need a great listener and communicator.
  • You'll have experience of working in social care and of services that support people with learning disabilities and autism.
  • We particularly need somebody with a background in autism and mental health support.
  • You'll have good knowledge of safeguarding.
  • You'll understand how to assess people's needs within a person-centred framework.
  • You'll be an excellent problem solver who stays calm under pressure.

The Wellbeing Team Leader full job description and person specification can be found on our website, at the vacancy page, or as a supporting document within this advert.

How to apply

Please complete our application form and equal opportunities form which can be downloaded via the button below. Please return both by 04/08/2021..

If you would like to have chat about the role or visit us prior to applying, please contact Valentino Ferro on or on 0207 801 9829.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We're committed to recruiting a diverse workforce as we think it's important that we fully represent the people we serve. We therefore wish to attract more applications from groups currently under-represented on our staff team, particularly those from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds.

This job is subject to two satisfactory references, evidence of qualifications, an enhanced DBS check and providing evidence of the right to work in the UK. If you have a disability and would like to discuss other ways of submitting your application, please call Valentino on 0207 801 9829.

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We look forward to receiving your application.
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