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Team Leader

Posted on Feb 28, 2020 by Highbridge Resourcing Ltd

Carshalton, Surrey, United Kingdom
Health Care
Immediate Start
£21.5k - £21.5k Annual
Full-Time

Highbridge Resourcing are currently recruiting for a passionate Team Leader to join a residential home for 6 adults with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours.

The organisation offers care and support to adults with learning and physical disabilities, encouraging them to live independent lives. They have been operating for several years and have a presence across various areas in the UK.

The Team Leader role is based in a 6 bed home in Carshalton in Surrey. It is a full time role, 37.5 hours and will require shift work.

Team Leader responsibilities;

  • Leading on the day to day running of the service
  • Provide effective supervision to a small team of Support workers
  • Create and manage an effective & fair rota to ensure all shifts are covered and any short term changes are managed promptly
  • Support service users with all aspects of daily living
  • Ensuring all new starters are inducted effectively and supported through probation
  • Provide effective communication within the team with regular team & service user meetings
  • To liaise professionally with family members and other professionals.
  • To create, review and update service user care plans and risk assessments
  • Safeguarding service users rights and dignity

It is essential that you have;

  • A full manual driving licence & use of a car
  • the ability to work a variety of shifts across a 7 day rota, including sleep ins when required
  • A positive attitude & passionate about supporting adults with learning disabilities
  • Experience of line managing a small team
  • Substantial experience of supporting adults in a community setting
  • Can work independently and demonstrate good judgement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills

Reference: 852125500

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