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Team Leader

Gray Healthcare
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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As a Team Leader within Gray Healthcare you will be a front-line leader working alongside a specialist team to support an individual within their own home. We support people with complex needs, who may have a Learning Disability, Autism, Personality Disorder, Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Substance Misuse issues, and people whom require support with their Mental Health.

You will lead your team to deliver outstanding care, assuring quality and safety. You will develop and review support plans playing an integral role in the evaluation of these with the MDT. You will be competent in IT systems; including electronic rostering and digital records. You will also spend time working on shift to develop trust and rapport with the person you support whilst leading by example.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Team Leader to lead a new staff team to support a young man to move into their new home and to work towards the next chapter in their life.

The individual has Autism, ADHD & Schizophrenia and requires a knowledgeable staff team with previous experience supporting individuals with this diagnosis.

The individual enjoys music and films and particularly walking outdoors and nature. He also enjoys musical theatre especially 'Les Mis' and playing his guitar.

The individual has expressed an interest in when moving into his new home that he would like to attend the gym and swimming with his support team.

The individual's aim is to spend time in the community with the support of a staff team to enable his confidence with this.

The Ideal CandidateAbout you

We are looking for candidates who share our values, understand the importance of a consistent and empathetic approach, whilst staying calm and professional when presented with a challenging situation. You need to be confident in your leadership style, be a team player and possess excellent communication skills.

You will need to possess as a minimum an NVQ/QCF Level 3 or equivalent. You will be motivated and have a can-do attitude, and work within a Positive Behaviour Support Framework.

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 Support Worker will receive a competitive salary. In addition to monthly pay we offer extensive benefits through Westfield Health, which includes 24hr access to a GP and other therapies. We offer a long-service retention payment, and other incentives including birthday leave and well-being days, 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 and satisfactory references.

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 .

About The CompanyOur 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 necessary. We do not discriminate with risk history, we work beyond the diagnosis 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
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