Full Time Team Leader - Guildford & Woking

Recruiter
CareTech UK
Location
Surrey
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
31 Oct 2018
Closes
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Full Time Team Leader - Guildford & Woking

Surrey Supported Living has 6 sites in and around the Guildford and Woking area; two in Guildford, one on the Guilford & Woking border and three in Woking. All services are on the main bus routes and all have parking.

CareTech offers a service that encourages people to develop their levels of independence and choice in a holistic way, which takes account of the whole person.

The Team leader will have the responsibility of working with the manager in offering a professional, flexible service to meet the above statement in a way where quality can be measured by both the individual receiving the service and those purchasing it on their behalf.

Main purpose of the post

The post holder will be responsible to the Home Manager for undertaking delegated work to ensure that the service needs are met. These responsibilities will include:-

1) Delivery of a quality service designed to meet the individual needs of all service users.

2) Ensuring that staff is equipped with the necessary skills, through training, experience and supervision.

3) Participating in the delivery of the service which takes into account all of the day to day operational requirements, and also quality measurements and monitoring.

4) Deputising for the manager, and be the responsible manager in their absence carrying out all the duties that this position entails.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

1. Service Users

As delegated by the Home Manager :-

a) Co-ordinate the assessments of the individual service users, and from this draw up their service plans in conjunction with other significant people.

b) Review, reassess and change service plans to ensure they are up-to-date and in line with the individual needs.

c) Allocate the implementation and recording of the service plans to staff members who have the skills, or will be given the training to enable them to fulfil the job in a responsible and professional manner.

d) Offer individual support when necessary, and assess specialist support for the person, if required.

e) Enable service user to express their views and take these views into account when setting service plan objectives and service provision.

f) Ensure the development of training opportunities for service user to develop new skills.

g) Ensure the communication of information to all service users on their individual service contracts, the quality measurements, and clear guidelines on how they might access the complaints procedure.

h) Ensure a good standard of professional care for all service users at all times.

i) Contribute to the maintenance of positive contact between the centre and the families/carers of every user and to encourage their active participation in plans.

1. Staff

a) To participate in the recruitment and selection of staff within an equal opportunities framework.

b) To offer regular quality supervision to all staff.

c) To offer team building sessions and training programmes, designed to meet the individuals needs identified through supervision and staff appraisal.

d) To participate in managing a staff appraisal programme.

e) To manage the staff time efficiently through staff ratios, annual leave and monitor the quality of service delivery.

f) To ensure that the Company’s policy on positive action and anti-racism is adhered to by all staff.

g) To suspense staff in their planning and implementation of sessions.

1. General

a) To participate in maintaining up-to-date records.

b) To develop links with all professional and statutory agencies who are involved with the service users.

c) To participate in the formulation of the budgets for new financial year, and to participate in the ongoing yearly budget in line with the cash limits. To participate in maintaining up-to-date records on cash flows.

d) To ensure that all legal requirements imposed on the service is adhered to.

e) Ensure that the storage, administration and recording of all drugs are in accordance with the GP’ instructions and management policy.

f) To implement communication that will regularly inform and update carers, service users and staff.

g) To report any incidents, accidents, and any changes in service to the Home Manager.

h) To participate in the day to day running of the service, taking into account the maintenance of the unit and equipment.

i) To review and develop the range of activities available to service users in conjunction with relevant staff, service users and significant others.

1. Personal

a) To accept regular supervision from one of the organisations managers.

b) To keep abreast of new developments through reading articles professional journals.

c) To participate in the organisation’s staff appraisal system.

d) To accept training opportunities when they have been identified.

e) To cover any duties required for the safety and well being of the service users.

This job description is subject to review when necessary and at least yearly.

Benefits of being a CareTech Employee:

* Career progression path within the company

* Competitive rates of pay

* Employee Assistance Helpline

* Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

* DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us

* SAYE Scheme

About Caretech

Caretech Community Services established in 1993 has 250 services with continuous growth with new developments/services.

CareTech Community Services is a national provider of support for people with complex and challenging behaviours associated with autism, learning disabilities, mental health illness and neurological conditions. We support people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and also in residential care.

All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a "Disability Confident Leader".

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