Bedford, Central Bedfordshire
£11.38 per hour
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Team Leader (Social Care) 

Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. As the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities, we do everything humanly possible to empower people to live their lives as freely and as fully as they choose. 

Position: Team Leader 
Location: Agate House; Ampthill, Bedfordshire 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 hours per week. The working shifts are 7.00am to 2.30pm and 1.30pm to 9.00pm 
Salary: £11.38 per hour / £20,768 per annum 
Benefits: Fair and competitive pay rates. Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit. Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice). Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates. Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice). Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice). Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme. Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

Closing Date: 19 July 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. We offer a great range of employee schemes and benefits, including generous annual leave, discounts for high street retailers, contributory pension scheme and so much more! 

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, Community Support Worker, Support at Home, Domiciliary Care, Care Home, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc.

Posted on: 19 June 2019
Closed date: 17 July 2019
Job ref: 87072
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker