Blackpool, Blackpool
£10.70 - £11.37 per hour
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you have the commitment, compassion and person-centred values to be able to make a real difference to the lives of people with support needs in Blackpool, Lancashire? We require an experienced Team Leader to join our team and help develop and coordinate supported housing schemes and the domiciliary service across Blackpool.

We are seeking an experienced Team Leader to work with the management team and be responsible for the delivery and daily operational management of our services in Blackpool, Lancashire

Your role of Team Leader will include

  • Deployment of staff to meet individual needs and preferences within available resources
  • Supervision, coaching, performance management and support of staff, volunteers and students on placement
  • Identying training needs of the team both mandatory and service specific, ensuring that accurate records are kept.
  • Responding to referrals and undertaking initial assessments of need
  • Ensuring all service users have a co-produced plan of support and a designated Key Worker
  • Ensuring there are clear goals and expected outcomes for service users with a defined   pathway towards greater independence
  • Coordinating a programme of regular person-centred reviews which put each person’s views and unique journey at the heart of planning and decision making
  • Working closely with local multi-disciplinary teams and community based agencies to provide holistic, wrap-around support
  • Maintaining high standards of environmental safety/quality and ensuring a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere
  • Facilitate service user engagement, involvement and peer support
  • Ensure that there are robust methods of quality monitoring
  • Provide key performance indicators, identifying and planning actions require

You will provide excellent customer care and proactively communicate with stakeholders in respect of risk management and the care and welfare of the people we support. You will have a strong ethical duty of care and a commitment to safeguarding vulnerable individuals

Qualities Required:

Applicants will be able to demonstrate warmth, compassion and unconditional positive regard for the people we support and will be able to develop trusting relationships based on empathy and respect.  You will have the skills and personal qualities to be able to engage people in meaningful planning and therapeutic activities. You will be expected to work collaboratively and professionally with the people we support, their families and professionals/ multi agencies

You will be hard working, resilient and reflective with the ability to accept supervision and be accountable for your own practice. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential along with the practical skills required to plan and organise care and support delivery. You will be required to be flexible to the needs of the service.

You will ideally have at least 2 years practitioner experience with some experience of supervising/managing staff and resources and hold or be working towards a relevant health or social care qualification (Degree or NVQ Level 4/5). You must be well organised, professional and credible with colleagues from the multi-disciplinary team. You will be able to demonstrate leadership ability and management competencies. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential as is the ability to organise your own time effectively and manage professional relationships. A commitment to your own continuous professional development is essential. Choice of weekly or monthly pay.

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period. 

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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: 12 October 2021
Closed date: 02 November 2021
Job ref: 43741
Tags: Social Work