Team leader- Learning disabilities

Full Time

Corela Recruitment are delighted to have partnered with one of Northern Ireland’s leading charities to help with the recruitment of a Team leader for their Lisburn location

Purpose of the role:

–         The Team Leader will be a part of the Management team and will support the Registered Manager/Deputy Manager to meet the Domiciliary Care Agencies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 and the DHSS&PS Domiciliary Care Agency Minimum Standards.

–         The Team leader will support the Registered Manager/Deputy Manager to develop and implement personalised care/support plans and individual risk assessments to meet individual needs.

–         They will support the Registered Manager/Deputy Manager to ensure the delivery of quality care and support.

–         Team leaders will also support with the management budgets and resources.

Salary and benefits:

–         Pay rate of £12.34/hour, with extra time paid at £14.12/hour

–         £1000 welcome bonus*

–         Starting on 32 days leave (pro rata) in each leave year (inclusive of public and statutory holidays)

–         The company offer an enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme consisting of 5% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution.

–         Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

–         Investor in People Platinum with commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities

–         Staff recognition & reward incentives aligned to high standards of performance

–         Cycle to work scheme

–         Access 24/7 Doctors Line

–         Cashback health scheme

Some of the responsibilities of the role include:

–         Ensure staff provide support that follows individuals’ care plans and daily support plans.

–         Ensure that all service users are supported as individuals; they will be competent in their practice and ensure that their knowledge is current, and evidence based.

–          Provide support, direction and supervision to the team members and act as a role model at all times. They will take the lead on ensuring all Support staff are competent and report any concerns to line manager.

–         Lead the shift, ensuring staff give support that follows individuals’ care and personal support plans.

–         Ensure good team working.

–         Motivate, support and mentor the staff when needed.

–         Effectively report on any deficits within rotas that could impact negatively on service user support

–         Support people through their process of transition.

Experience and qualifications required:

–         RQF 3 (Health & Social Care) or equivalent

–         Numerate and literate to keep records, handle client’s finances, maintain records and write reports.

–         Can demonstrate previous experience of supporting people with learning disabilities.

–         Two years’ previous experience in providing support/care.

–          Experience of working in partnership with service users, families, health care professionals, carers, advocates and other agencies.

–         Hold a full current driving licence valid for use in the UK and have access to a suitable vehicle. *Consideration will be given to alternative travelling proposals in respect of applicants with a disability who cannot hold a licence

–          Good working knowledge of IT, specifically Microsoft Word & Outlook

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