Team Leader - Learning Disabilites

  • Location:

    Littlehampton, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care, Social Work

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £23585.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Heidi Chapman

  • Contact email:

    heidi.chapman@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/547190

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-01

  • Start date:

    27/01/2020 11:31:37

If you agree that being a Team Leader responsible for Support Workers and Service Users is a highly valuable and rewarding role, and if you're based in West Sussex or within a commutable distance - this opportunity could be for you.

Earning £23,858 a year for a full-time shift-based role (which may include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins); you will lead a team of Support Workers to deliver a high-quality support service to people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs in the community, their own homes or within a day provision.

Your role:
? To recruit, supervise and appraise Support Workers
? To carry out any appropriate tasks as delegated by the Service Manager
? To ensure staff are familiar with and adhere to, company policies and procedures
? To ensure that the service provided meets regulatory and legislative requirements and address any concerns or issues of poor practice

Working as an experienced Team Leader within a motivated team, you will enable people with learning disabilities to lead fulfilling lives and develop their autonomy, choice and control. You will lead the Support Team by acting as a role model, coaching and demonstrating appropriate professional standards and a person-centred approach.

Your skills:
You will need a recognised care management qualification, or the willingness to train for a QCF 5 in health and social care, and experience of managing staff and services for people with learning disabilities, profound/complex needs and sensory impairment. You should also have knowledge of health, medication, physical needs and innovative practices in supported living services. An understanding of legislation, Welfare Benefits and a commitment to equal opportunities is also required.

If this rewarding Team Leader role is the opportunity you're looking for please send your CV to heidi.chapman@search.co.uk or call Heidi on today 01293 848170 for an initial conversation.

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