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Team Leader

  • Job reference: OVTLCB0221
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Are you a Team Leader/Senior Carer seeking a new challenge? Do you have previous experience working in Supported Living?

Service Care Solutions are supporting our established client to recruit an experienced Team Leader in the Cambridge area for an excellent permanent opportunity! The service provides field support to Adults enduring a range of diverse Learning Disabilities and Mental Health issues.


Pay Rate: £10.77 per hour

Contract: Permanent | Full-time

Job Purpose - Team Leader
The post holder will lead, supervise and develop a team of support workers to provide support to service users appropriate to their individual needs to ensure each service user leads an independent and fulfilling life. Key responsibilities will include:
*To observe and communicate effectively with patients, families and other professionals.
*To be involved in support with therapy groups and activities.
*Facilitate the daily routines of the service users including personal care promoting a high standard of personal hygiene at all times.
*Participate in the development of the service user(s) support plans, risk assessments and programmes, complete written records as necessary and in accordance with the guidelines provided.
*Implement individual support plans to meet the needs of the service user(s).
*Establish and maintain professional relationships with stakeholders in order to compliment and contribute to the positive reputation of the company.
*To provide line management to a designated team of staff within a specified group at a location or group of locations within the allocated division.
*To undertake any reasonable traveling requirements in order to fulfil the tasks and responsibilities of the role. This may include supporting other locations within the Division as required.
*To set and communicate high standards of care and professional conduct within the team supervised.
*To lead and support compliance with quality audits.
*To lead and support in health and safety duties as appropriate
*To contribute information for the accurate notification of incidents/accidents/safeguarding as appropriate.
*Contributing to effective liaison with stakeholders and external agencies with local authorities, families, advocates, GPs, local safeguarding teams, other departments and professionals within the realms of Health and Social Care that have an impact on service provision in consultation with senior colleagues.
*To monitor and be responsible for the day to day spending at the location, to include service and service user monies.
*To empower staff and service users to maintain a homely environment.

Essential
*NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
*Previous experience as a Team Leader or at least 3 years as a Senior
*Full UK Driving License and Access to own method of transport
Desirable
*Previous experience within a mental health capacity

Benefits
*Supported learning and development with on the job training, and opportunities for further qualifications
*Cycle to Work Scheme

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