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Team Leader for Lewis

Job details
Posting date: 21 May 2024
Salary: £29,250 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 June 2024
Location: Wembury, Plymouth
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Beyond Limits
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: JF/LSL

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Summary

Are you a compassionate and dedicated individual with a passion for making a positive impact in the lives of others? We are seeking a Team Leader to work closely with a man with autism who requires support to rediscover his independence and rebuild his life.

As a Team Leader, you will play a crucial role in providing guidance, encouragement, and assistance to empower Lewis to overcome challenges and achieve personal growth. Your responsibilities will include leading a team of support staff, coordinating activities, and fostering a supportive and inclusive environment in his family home .

The ideal candidate will have experience working with individuals with autism and a strong understanding of its complexities. You must possess excellent communication skills, empathy, patience, and a genuine desire to make a difference in someone's life.

If you are ready to make a meaningful difference and help someone reclaim their independence and confidence, we invite you to join our team and be a part of this transformative journey. Apply now and be a beacon of support and inspiration for someone in need of guidance and encouragement to rebuild their life.

Supporting in the family home will bring some challenges and you will need to be a good manager of relationships and a pendulum to keep the team stable along with the family. Lewis is a TV fan, especially soaps and other shows like mastermind. Being a bubbly, positive, outgoing and confident person will be the spice we need to make up an amazing team leader and a great team around Lewis.

It will be part of your role to manage the team’s rotas, support & supervisions, develop a trustful relationship with Lewis and the family, having always his best interest at heart.

Essential for this job:

Must hold a full UK driving licence and own a car
Good Computer Skills
Good experience of leadership

Ideally you will:

Have some proven leadership skills
Good understanding and experience within the autism spectrum
Be reliable, able to lead from the front.
Be committed, in it for the long-term
Be self-motivated and able to work independently, adapting to changing needs
Have a good sense of humour
Want to make a real difference to Lewis life
Be open-minded and open to new ideas
Value the principles of inclusion

Benefits:

We reward our staff with competitive salaries
We offer an Award Winning Pension Scheme
We have a company sick pay scheme
Excellent annual leave allowance, including top up pay
Critical Illness cover, reassurance when you need it the most
Life Insurance, reassurance for your family when they need it the most
A really good mandatory induction
Ongoing high quality training
Career development opportunities
A real chance to make a difference to someone’s life

A DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) Check will be requested in the event of the individual being offered a position with Beyond Limits, the cost of which will be to the employee, however, this will be returned after successful completion of probation period (6 months).

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