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Team Leader

Job details
Posting date: 18 June 2024
Salary: £13.57 to £15.57 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 18 July 2024
Location: PO37 6rg
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Leonard Cheshire
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 14252-54096


* Sponsorship is not available for this role *

Part time, 30 hours per week. Six hour support shifts (twenty four hours) and one office shift working (six hours) per week.
The support shifts will be a mixture of AM and PM shifts including working alternate weekends.

A weekend day enhancement of £2.00 per hour will be paid from 7am to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday. A night enhancement of £1.50 per hour will apply from 8pm to 7am Monday – Sunday (this does not apply to sleep-ins).

Appley Cliff is home for 13 adults with physical disabilities. Our home is in the popular seaside resort of Shanklin on the Isle of Wight, and is rated Good by CQC.

As a Team Leader with Leonard Cheshire you will become part of a fantastic team. You will provide effective supervision of a team of Support Workers, lead with passion and enthusiasm promoting positive outcomes for disabled people with a flexible and proactive approach.

You will ensure our customers receive the very best care, personal support and assistance with daily life tasks. Supporting our Person Centred approach, you will ensure maximum independence for our customers and helping them to achieve individual aspirations.

This is a challenging yet exciting opportunity, offering you the chance to grow and develop as a member of the Leonard Cheshire team, further enhancing your already successful career as a care professional.

Please see the job description (link below) for more details.

To be successful in this role you will:

• Ideally have a level of professional development and registration (NVQ/SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care, L4 NVQ/SVQ) or willing to work towards a relevant qualification.
• Have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.
• Have experience in supervising a team.
• Work flexibly and creatively with customers and their families.
• Be experienced in working within a care setting.
• Flexibility to work within rostered hours / prepared to participate in an on-call rota where required.

We offer a wide range of employee rewards to include:

• Wagestream, option to withdraw up to 40% of your pay before pay day (click here for more details).
• Free Blue Light Card.
• Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit.
• Access to a Cash Health Plan at very favourable rates.
• Great development opportunities through our apprenticeship schemes and chance to gain recognised qualifications.
• Unlimited payments through our Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
• Free DBS check.
• Employee Assistance Programme and so much more!

If this sounds of interest to you, please email Anna on or 07767 082 886 for further details.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. References will be obtained for all roles.

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

* No agencies please *

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

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A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.