Team Leader Older People
The charity has recently been commissioned to lead the open access Age Well Roehampton Service (AWRH). With a focus on using existing assets to support older residents in a range of locations in the community, we are looking for a Team Leader to take the lead in the running of the project.
Position: Team Leader – Older People
Hours: Full-Time, 39 hours Monday-Friday, however, occasional evenings or weekend working may be required to meet the needs of the service
Salary: £27,480 rising to £28,296 after 1 year and successful probation
Benefits: Company Mobile Phone, Company Pension, Employee Discounts, Generous Holiday, Flexible Working Environment, In House Training, Progression Opportunities, Recognised Qualifications.
Closing Date: 18th April 2021
Interview Date: Please note that although the closing date for this vacancy is 18th April 2021, in order to avoid disappointment please apply at your earliest convenience as we will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis.
Age Well Services are a key part of Wandsworth Council’s approach to transforming adult social care and managing demand by enabling people to retain, gain or regain independence; targeting preventative resources most effectively and ensuring value for money.
The organisation runs a vibrant Age Activity Centre (AAC) in the heart of Tooting; central to its approach is the dynamic voluntary and community sector (VCS) working in partnership with the Council, the NHS and other stakeholders (including businesses and faith groups) to help residents access local services that enable them to improve or maintain their overall wellbeing and stay independent for longer.
The Team Leader will manage the Age Well Coordinator to work with the community offering access to the range of health and wellbeing activities to support older people to maintain their independence.
As Team Leader you will have experience of managing high quality services for older people who need care and support relating to complex mental health needs.
You will also have experience of:
- Team management including recruitment, induction, supervision, appraisal, training, performance management, discipline and grievance processes.
- Performance monitoring to ensure a consistently high quality service
- Actively monitoring the health, wellbeing, safety and security of the services and its users
You will have:
- Highly developed financial skills and ability to manage service budgets
- Good research skills, knowledge of key factors affecting health and wellbeing in older population
- The ability to develop professional working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders
- The ability to communicate to a high standard, both verbally and in writing
- Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately
So if you want to work for an organisation that offers a culture of learning and development, with access to an extensive range of learning and development opportunities as well as genuine career progression… apply today!
About the Organisation
The charity supports adults and children in crisis across London and the surrounding regions, as well as campaigning and advocating nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people. From giving someone a home, to helping them to get the right mental health support, the organisation supports people at the moment of crisis and enables them to build a life beyond crisis.
Applications from candidates with lived experience are welcomed, the organisation is proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
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