Learning Disabilities Team Leader

09 Nov 2019
11 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
At Origin, we are here to provide housing in London and Hertfordshire that people can afford. We want to grow our 6,500 homes and provide more care and support services that make a difference to people's lives. With a turnover of £56m, we work with our residents, customers and partners to make sure our services, people, communities and homes are the best they can possibly be.

The Care and Support Department are looking for a LD Team Leader To provide and manage support to service users with learning disabilities living in the community. Promoting choice, independence and integration within the local community. This person will need to take the lead in the selection and assessment of referrals to the service. Working with and managing service users' individual support and care agreements while monitoring clear and up to date records to required standards.

The Key Responsibilities:
• Recruit, select and deploy staff effectively.
• To operate as part of a team and manage this team on a flexible shift basis. Managing individual team members, setting and monitoring personal objectives and identifying training needs.
• To liaise in the areas of budget management with the service manager.
• Liaise with internal customers and external organisations when needed.
• To provide personal care as required (domiciliary care registered services).

The Ideal Candidate for the role:
• Knowledge and experience of issues facing people with learning disabilities living in the community.
• Good numeric, literacy, written and verbal communication skills.
• Able to prioritise workload effectively. To meet monitoring and reporting deadlines
• Able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, bank holidays
• To provide personal care as required (domiciliary care registered services).
• Has or willing to undertake mandatory training e.g Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care

How to apply
Please send us your latest CV and covering letter in one combined document that show us how your experience meets your role profile. To find out more about us please visit [... Click Apply...].

This role needs satisfactory references and DBS check.

As we usually receive a lot of applications we won't be able to give individual feedback. If you are successful we will get in touch within seven days after the closing date.

A competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, including generous annual leave, flexible working, cycle to work scheme, a contributory pension and discounted health scheme.
Origin is committed to equality and diversity and values of the communities we work in. We aim to have a workforce that reflects this and encourage applications from all areas of the community.
Closing date: 10 November 2019
Interview and assessment date: 20 November 2019