LS9, Leeds
Up to £12.36 per hour
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking to add a full time Team Leader to our Extra Care team in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

We require a dynamic, enthusiastic and well-organised individual to work alongside our Registered Manager to lead the coordination and management of our extra care services for older adults in Leeds. Working within our Leeds Extra Care services you will be able to develop positive professional relationships with individuals and offer support to people both in their own flats and in the well-resourced communal facilities.  You will have the vision and flair to lead the staff team to provide the highest standards of customer care and person-centred service delivery to promote independence, choice and wellbeing.

Team Leader Duties:

  • The role will involve direct care, staff deployment, supervision, and joint working with families and other agencies.
  • To undertake an assessment of a prospective tenants care and support needs and preferences

  • To maintain excellent communication with family members and significant others and to promote family involvement in the ongoing delivery of Personal Support Plans and activities

  • To support tenants to maintain personal and life skills and to work with them to establish a positive lifestyle and routine which includes social, leisure and recreational activities

  • To provide staff with personal support, coaching, informal/formal supervision and to undertake regular appraisals.

    Relevant experience and qualifications required, as are excellent communication skills and a good general standard of education. This is an exciting opportunity to work in partnership with other agencies to provide a holistic and joined up approach for meeting the needs of older adults.

     Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,

  • Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate,

  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,

  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,

  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s teams.

  • Uniform provided

More about Creative Support
Creative Support

Creative Support is a national, high quality provider of person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental heal... Read more

Posted on: 08 February 2021
Closed date: 01 March 2021
Job ref: 39491
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work