Team Leader

Recruiter
Tempus Personnel
Location
Sidcup
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Nov 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Heritage Care is a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people.

We look to recruit people who both embody and share our values: People that always behave with integrity and that seek to inspire everyone they come in contact with. People that respect diversity and value inclusiveness. People that constantly innovate to meet the needs of those we serve and impact lives in a positive way.

We are currently looking for an experienced Team Leader to join our new service in Sidcup.

Hours: 38 hours per week, including possible sleep in’s

Salary: £23,875 pa pro rata

The Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader to develop and build a team for our brand new service opening in Sidcup. Your role will focus on leading and supervising your colleagues, as well as managing the day-to-day running of the service in the absence of the manager. As well, you will be involved in the provision of direct care, whilst acting as a main liaison point for families and health and social care professionals.

So, you will certainly have your hands full, with plenty to think about and do! That is why you should be an experienced care professional, with a relevant background, who is used to setting standards and leading by example. To ensure that the highest standard of care is maintained in accordance with Heritage Care’s policies and procedures and CQC Essential Standards of Quality and Safety.

Person Specification

Qualifications

  • QCF Diploma/NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care (or working towards)
  • Supervisory experience desirable
  • Be prepared to work towards any relevant qualification

Experience

  • Experience of supporting individuals with learning disabilities to achieve what they want in life.
  • Experience of working as part of a team and on own initiative


Skills/knowledge

  • A person-centred approach
  • An understanding of PCPs and person-centred tools
  • An understanding of community networking
  • An understanding of the needs of families
  • An understanding of equal opportunities and supporting people with diverse needs
  • Literacy skills (for report writing), verbal skills (for communication) and numeracy skills (for budgeting)
  • Knowledge and awareness of health and safety issues within the work place
  • Knowledge of the National Minimum Standards
  • Basic IT literacy, including keyboard skills and using email, internet and basic computer packages including word, excel and outlook

Desirable
Diploma in Health & Social Care level 3 or Diploma level 4 or equivalent
Supervisory qualification

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form online, or alternatively you can send your CV to recruitment@heritagecare.co.uk

Applications are reviewed daily and interviews are arranged to suit

All successful candidates are subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from Disclosure and Barring Service.

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