Support Team Leader
Support Team Leader
Affinity Trust is a national charity dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised support to adults with learning disabilities.
Our reputation is built upon our values, passion and commitment to enable people with Learning Disabilities to live active and fulfilling lives.
Supporting people with learning disabilities can be challenging but at the same time is extremely rewarding. If you are looking for a role where you can really make a difference, apply today.
Position: Team Leader
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £19,449 per annum
Benefits: 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays & increasing to 33 days with length of service), competitive pension scheme (we will match contributions up to 6%), childcare vouchers, employee assistance programme, occupational health support, fantastic training and development tailored to support you as an individual, paid for DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) , refer a friend scheme *pro rata for part time staff
Closing Date 31 March 2018
About the Role:
We are looking for Team Leader to join us supporting adults with learning disabilities living in supported living services within Bedford, Bromham and Kempston. You will work closely with the Support Manager as part of the management team for these services.
You will have experience of supporting people with disabilities and share our values in supporting people to live their lives and to make a real difference each day.
You will be looking to move up to a management position or already have experience at this level. Either way, we want to hear from you.
You need to be positive and committed to supporting and improving people’s lives through person centred approaches and team work.
To reach your full potential in this role you need to have the right values in working with people, leadership skills and be able to work as part of a team. You need to be a good role model and lead by example. You will work alongside staff to develop their confidence and skills to provide excellent support, through feedback and coaching.
As part of the management team you need to have excellent communication including verbal, written and IT skills and be organised, and plan your time effectively.
It is hard work but amazingly rewarding to see the development of the people you support and the staff that support them.
You will be willing to learn and try new things, through training and team work.
Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS or PVG check which will be provided by Affinity Trust.
You may have experience of the following: Team Leader, Care Coordinator, Support Coordinator, Support Team Leader, Care Team Leader, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Senior Support Worker, Social Care, Not For Profit, Voluntary Sector, Care Worker, Support Supervisor, Care Supervisor, etc.
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