Exeter, Devon
Circa £17,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team as a Team Leader across our Supported Living services in Exeter.

Title: Team Leader
Ref: 43430
Hours: 37.5 per week
Location: Exeter
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £17,500 per annum

This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week, supporting individuals and coaching and mentoring a team.

About the role

The Team leader will need to manage the day to day running of a responsive innovative and high quality service for people with sensory impairments and complex needs.  Special attention will be paid to the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximise the potential of each person. 

You will assist the manager in the running of the service including co-ordinating and supervising the team to ensure that all shared responsibilities are fulfilled and systems maintained.

You will be leading a team who will support 6 individuals with a range of sensory impairments, who enjoy an active lifestyle with a wide variety of community and home activities. 

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role. However, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments for any disabled candidates that apply.

About you

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate willingness to participate in training and development. You will need to communicate in a variety of different methods and be prepared to deal with challenging situations. You will also be expected to work on your own initiative and show patience and understanding.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of motivating others including carrying out supervision meetings.  You will have experience of working with adults with disabilities, monitoring the care provided and identifying and resolving issues arising from the 'day to day' operation.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: Monday 12 August 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the job description and complete the application process. 

We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.  Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 16 July 2019
Closed date: 12 August 2019
Job ref: 153999_S
Tags: Social Care/Development, Care Management