Full-Time Team Leader – Learning Disabilities
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for either a dedicated Senior Support Worker or Team Leader to work with adults with learning disabilities and associated needs. The opportunity is working for not for profit company whose values and ethos are all about providing the highest standards of care for the individuals they support! The successful Team Leader will support the day to day running of 2 supported living services for Learning Disabilities.
Team Leader – Responsibilities:
- The Team Leader will work as part of the management team to promote person centered support and to support the staff team. Your working week will be split between direct support and management time.
- You will work alongside the Service Manager to ensure that our staff are providing excellent support to the people that we work with.
- As a Team Leader, you will play a key role in the day to day management of the service(s).
- You will provide support and supervision to the team of support staff, be key to managing the rota and ensuring staff are fully trained, and provide on the job coaching, feedback, and act as a role model.
- You will work alongside the Service Manager and staff team to ensure that people’s support plans are up to date, and reflect their wishes and aspirations through their person-centered plans.
- Team Leaders will also take part in an on call rota to ensure that our staff have access to support when it is needed.
Team Leader – skills required:
- Relevant experience of working with adults with learning disabilities, complex needs, Mental Health needs and potentially behaviours that may challenge.
- The ability to support teams in challenging environments
- Knowledge and skills in support planning and risk assessment
- Experience of working towards achieving outcomes for people with learning disabilities
- Good understanding of IT
- Be outgoing and able to motivate, delegate effectively and prioritise
- A QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care, an equivalent award or a willingness to work towards this.
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If you are interested in the above Team Leader vacancy, please call Russell on 01628 630104 quoting ref RT-SC-6526 or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Key Words: Senior Support Worker, Team Leader, Supported Living, Learning Disabilities, Halifax
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