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Team Leader

Meridian Business Support
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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This is a great opportunity for an experienced Team Leader (Senior Support Worker or Deputy Manager) to join our team in Bristol.
You will be part of a team working across two of our supported living locations based in Bristol (BS7 & BS10) supporting young adults with Autism.

With a proven track record of working with people with Learning disabilities, Autism and challenging behaviour, you will work with the manager to provide support to create safe, caring and inclusive environments. You will provide a role model for the support staff to work within strategies to support complex and challenging behaviours in a community setting using positive and proactive approaches.
This role is split between management time and on rota, so the need to be flexible to work shifts is essential.

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (inc. bank holidays)
  • Make a genuine difference to someone's life
  • Blue Light Card
  • Pension scheme
  • Sleep in & bank holiday payment enhancements
  • Fantastic training and development
  • Free DBS
  • Refer a friend scheme (earning £100 - £400 per referral)

About the Role:
  • Work alongside the Support Manager to ensure that our staff are providing excellent support to the people that we work with
  • Play a key role in day-to-day management of the location
  • Provide support and supervision to the support staff
  • Manage the rota and ensure that staff are fully trained
  • Provide on the job coaching, feedback, and act as a role model
  • Take part in an on-call rota to ensure that staff have access to support when it is needed
Shift Patterns:
  • Earlies
  • Lates
  • Sleep ins

  • Experience supporting adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs
  • Able to work flexibly across a 7-day rota
  • Skills and interests in direct line management of staff and developing others
  • People that share our values
  • Excellent communication including verbal, written and IT skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation
  • Full UK driving license and own car
  • Have (or be willing to work towards) a level 3 Qualifications & Credit Framework Diploma (QCF)
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