Northampton, Northamptonshire
£21,723 - £24,102 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Creative Support is looking for a motivated individual to assist in the management of our dedicated staff team based at our Northampton supported living service for individuals with learning disabilities.

As a Team Leader you will have the confidence to lead our staff team in delivering a person-centred and flexible Northampton support service that enables service users to develop the life skills and confidence necessary for independent living, as well as participate in desired activities out in the community such as volunteering, swimming, walks and meals out.

The service is well established and provides a warm and compassionate environment for those that reside there.

Your role as Team Leader will include:

  • Leading and coordinating the service, acting as the first point of contact for staff, service users and professionals regarding the running of the service
  • Completing the service rota, deploying staff in line with commissioned hours and ensuring the rota is monitored daily to check there is ample staff cover
  • Providing person centred support for people with learning disabilities based at the service. This includes providing respectful personal care, emotional and practical support with daily activities and living tasks
  • Supporting people to achieve positive outcomes

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in service management, collaborating with service users, families and involved professionals to maximise outcomes for individuals based at our Northampton service.

For our Team Leader role you will need previous experience of supervising staff.  You will also need to possess a level 3 in health and social care, with prior experience in supporting service users with learning disabilities.

A clean driving licence and access to a car is also required for this role.

Our staff benefits include:

  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution
  • 33 days annual leave, with a holiday bonus after two years of service
  • A range of training and development courses to further your personal and professional development
  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hours teams

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

Posted on: 13 October 2021
Closing date: 02 November 2021
Job ref: 43746
Tags: Management, Support Worker
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