Team Leader

£9 per hour
29 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Team Leader- Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

£9 per hour

Elmwood Extra Care Scheme, Stafford, ST16 3DS.

Our ShireLiving Schemes are designed to help people live the life they choose, to make the most of life, to make new friends and above all make a home.

Promoting independence through the delivery of flexible housing and care support, our stylish ShireLiving apartment schemes embody everything that is desirable for those seeking an inclusive, safe and welcoming place to live. For those over the age of 55 our extra care provision is second to none

The Job Role

As a Team Leader / Senior Support Worker working in a state of the art facility you will;

·Work under the direction and supervision of the Service Manager, the post holder will provide intensive housing management, care and support to the tenants living in a Shire Living Extra Care Scheme and the local community

·Ensure the effective delivery of a Domiciliary Care and building management service on a day to day basis, and supervise support staff

·To ensure all members of the staff team are adequately supervised and supported in the performance of their duties

·Deliver care and support as detailed in a tenants care and support plan and/or as directed by the line manager and when directed deliver un-planned care following an accident or sudden illness until such time as a care and support plan can be devised

·To participate in the care/support planning process by attending meetings as and when required and contributing to the assessment of needs; the development of appropriate outcomes and recording service users progress in meeting those outcomes

·To assist tenants in maintaining their independence, by encouraging their involvement in decisions affecting all aspects of their life

·Work with the Service Managers in the recruitment, selection, training and development of new employees to meet service user’s packages and to report to Service Managers on the progress being made by new employees

What we can offer you as a Team Leader / Senior Support Worker

·Fair and competitive pay/benefits

·Excellent training and development opportunities (including the opportunity to attend a fully funded NVQ qualification)

·Working in new and state of the art facilities

·Excellent levels of support and supervision

·Working within a team of friendly and supportive likeminded individuals.

To apply for this role you must

·Possess NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent and be willing to work towards achieving a level 3 qualification

·Hold a full driving licence and have access to a car that you can use for work purposes

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