Team Leader - Supported Living
Our client is currently looking for an experienced Team Leader to join their supported living team. The role will be based in Edgware, however travel will be required between local properties.
You will lead a person-centred support team, encouraging and enabling members in supported-living environment with various learning disabilities to live active and fulfilling lives, striving to reach their full potential within the local community.
You will need to nurture and inspire your team to continue and develop the established and varied routines and activities of all members. You will ensure the smooth running of the service overseeing the personal development needs of the team, and organisation of the team on a day-to-day basis to provide excellent support to their members.
Reporting to the Supported Living Team Manager, and working as part of a key-working team, you’ll encourage the people they support to develop new daily living skills, make new friends, ensure weekly personal shopping and get involved in their community. In short, you’ll provide a high standard of personalised care and support, while respecting the dignity, independence and individuality of each person. You will not be supernumerary to the staffing ratio and so will be expected to be ‘hands-on’ with care and support, but will have sufficient time for you supervisory and admin tasks.
Qualified to NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care, you must have a good standard of written English. Previous experience of working with adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome is essential, ideally in a supervisory role. You’ll be a strong leader, with the confidence to lead by example, providing supervision and supporting the manager with the appraisals of your staff; someone who is organised, team leading and flexible.
If you are looking for a fresh challenge, enjoy engaging with people, have a real desire to make a difference to someone’s life and the skills required to help them deliver a high level of service to their Members, then they want to hear from you.
What they offer:
• Competitive salary
• A great career opportunity with ongoing training, professional and personal development
• 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays and Jewish holidays)
• Pension Scheme
Salary: £22,620 per annum
Please note successful candidates will be contacted week commencing 28th January 2019 and interviews will be held on Thursday 7th February 2019.
Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service.
Please apply online with your CV and covering letter.