A team leader/ lead support worker is required to lead the support work team in a new complex service based in Swindon. The Salary is £24,000 depending on experience plus on call and sleep in allowance, this is based on a 37.5 hour week on a rota basis. Call Completely Care for more information.
As the team leader you will be responsible for safeguarding, you’ll use your experience and brilliant skills in effectively motivating and directing colleagues. You’ll ensure the exciting new LIFE support practice model (Living Independently and Feeling Enabled) is delivered in a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led way, you will get to know more about this at interview You’ll also oversee complex support, working with distressing behaviours and any requirement for personal care.
You will have an excellent working knowledge and experience in CQC Regulated services and have an awareness of the national Transforming Care agenda. It’s important to us that you have worked in a Senior Support Worker role before, with experience of supporting people who may show distressing behaviours. Holding a Level 3 Diploma in Adult Health & Social Care or equivalent, you’ll have a great understanding and passion for promoting independence and social inclusion through person centred support. You’ll provide personal care in a strengths-based way to facilitate greater independence, as well as use creative solutions, and assistive technology where available to support independence. To be brilliant you will have previous experience in supporting people using positive behavioural support.
The service needs 24/7 support, so you’ll take your turn with your team working on a rota which could include working days, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and waking nights. You may also be required to do sleep ins or be on call in which an enhancement will be paid. As we’re asking you to be flexible we’ll also give you the time back that you need to spend time doing the things that matter to you! The Manager will help you develop the rotas that provide the support needed in the most flexible way.
Completely Care Ltd is a specialist recruitment consultancy for social care, healthcare, childcare and education in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Bristol and South Wales.
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