Leonard Cheshire
Preston, Lancashire
£18,961 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Care Team Leader 

Do you… 

Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society? 

Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world? 

If so… Leonard Cheshire offers you the chance to become part of a great team! 

About us: 

Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000 disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past, drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and sustainable organisation. 

We offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be part of a team who are passionate making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership with others. 

Position: Team Leader x 2 
Location: Preston, Lancashire (commutable from Blackpool, Blackburn, Southport and surrounding areas) 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Salary: £10.39 per hour / £18,961 pa annum 

Closing Date: 30 June 2019 

About the role: 

As a Team Leader with Leonard Cheshire you will motivate and supervise your team, ensuring the delivery of care, personal support, daily living tasks and activities to our customers. You will provide support to attain full potential, maximising options available, encouraging choice, participation and motivation. 

About you: 

- Have a level of professional development and registration (i.e. NVQ / SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care, L4 NVQ / SVQ in team leading or management. 
- Be experienced in working within a relevant care setting. 
- Have experience in supervising a team. 
- Be able to work flexibly within rostered hours and prepared to participate in an on-call rota as required. 
- Have excellent interpersonal skills. 
- Have a full, clean driving licence to travel and cover work allocated on the rota (Support at Home roles only). 

In return you will receive ongoing training and development to build your skills, experience and career. 

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. 

Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed. 

You may have experience of the following: Supervisor, Team Leader, Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Assistant, Care Provider, Personal Support Worker, Support at Home, Domiciliary Care, Charity, Not for Profit, etc.

Posted on: 30 June 2019
Closed date: 30 July 2019
Job ref: 00328666
Tags: Support Worker