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Team Leader

Posted 8 days 14 hours ago by Creative Support Ltd

£13.40 Hourly
Permanent
Not Specified
Other
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Job Description

Creative Support are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Team Leader with a good understanding of learning disabilities, mental health and autism. The successful applicant will be joining a collaborative and knowledgeable team, to support the Senior Service Manager to support with the management of existing services and to support with the development of outreach services across Worcestershire area. You will oversee the day to day management of services, supporting individuals to maintain their own tenancies and to support in the development of new outreach services.

The supported living services are energetic, supportive environments where the people who use our services engage in many activities, both in their homes and out in the community. Our outreach services support independent and outgoing individuals to promote confidence, emotional wellbeing and independent living skills.

Your role of Team Leader will include:

  • Coordinating the delivery of care to a defined group of service users, ensuring that this care meets their identified needs, choices and preferences. This could include: administering medication, general emotional support, and support with daily living.
  • Supervision, coaching, performance management and general support of staff, volunteers, and students in providing effective and personalised care.
  • Ensuring safeguarding measures are in place to protect vulnerable adults, and ensuring all staff comply with these safeguarding policies and procedures.
  • Promoting excellent customer care to service users, their families, and other agencies.
  • Developing warm and trusting relationships with service users.
  • Involvement in referrals and assessments for new packages within the area
  • To support with growing the outreach services within Worcestershire.

You will benefit from comprehensive and outstanding training from our training academy, and will be developed and guided by supportive and experienced managers.

Good written and verbal communication skills are essential along with strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and manage a busy workload. Flexibility to the needs of the service is essential, and a willingness to follow instruction and accept supervision is also required.

Vacancy Reference Number: 65755

Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number.

Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization- Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold awarded.

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK- this post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme.

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