Team Leader

23317.00 GBP Annual + pa based on experience
01 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Creative Support is a not-for-profit provider of care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting for a Team Leader for our Learning Disability Supported Living Services in Wolverhampton.

In our supported living services, individuals with a learning disability are supported within their own homes to live as independently and as safely as possible. Each individual has their own tenancy with either a registered social care landlord, housing association or local authority. Our supported living services are well established across the Wolverhampton area. We provide a wide range of care and support within these services including; one to one assistance to achieve goals, accessing social activities and community resources, personal care, maximising independence, daily living tasks, medication and going on holiday.

As Team Leader you will ensure that the service is provided in accordance with the service specification and contract, and complies with all monitoring and evaluation requirements. You will demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of the service through acquiring feedback from service users and stakeholders, and collating positive outcomes.

You will develop professional relationships within a multi-disciplinary team and with the family members of the people you support. You will be a positive role model to the people you supervise and ensure they provide a high standard of care and support; whilst making sure opportunities for their training and development is supplied. You will be responsible for monitoring the individual budgets of support for each person and ensure that support hours are delivered in a person centred manner.

You will enable the service users to maintain their independence, experience improved wellbeing, and enjoy opportunities for personal development. You will ensure that all staff work in a positive, person-centred and non-discriminatory manner, ensuring that the rights of service users are respected at all times.

A dynamic and competent person with a good knowledge of the needs of people with a learning disability is required. You will have relevant experience, a qualification such as NVQ 4/5 and be able to deputise for the Registered Manager.

We do not accept CV's as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency, all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies.