Team Leader/Senior Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 26 October 2020
Salary: £9 to £9.3 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 25 November 2020
Location: bd9 6bh
Company: Heathcotes Group
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: Team Leader - Cran-33743

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Team Leader

We are now recruiting for the role of Team Leader/senior support worker for one of our Bradford homes, Cranbourne House. We are interested in hearing from experienced Support Workers who are looking to further their career within the care setting.

We are looking for an exceptional person with the leadership skills, motivation and drive to manage and develop the service. You must have experience in delivering support to service users with learning disabilities including complex needs and behaviour support and good understanding of Autism.

  • Applicants should ideally be working towards or are prepared to enrol onto QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care, have good computer skills and good communication skills.
  • Successful applicants will be trained in Team Leader/senior support worker role for 6 months; during these 6 months you will be shadowing existing Team Leaders in the company and complete a competency-based training. After 6 months you will be trained and be competent to be a Team Leader/senior support worker

    Summary of Main Duties:

    • To maintain care skills and undertake training and development in order to understand the role of a Team Leader/senior support worker
    • To organise and co-ordinate the risk assessment and care plans for new and existing clients.
    • To organise and co-ordinate field-based assessments for all care workers
    • Systematically solve day to day problematical issues which arise
    • Shift Lead and delegating tasks to effectively run the service on a day by day basis
    • Processing finances and ordering medications
    • Participate in the maintenance of the services management information system
    • Assist in the assessment of the effective care implementation and delivery of service

      This is a full-time position of 40 hours per week. Pay rate for a Team Leader is between £9.00-£9.30 per hour dependent upon qualifications and experience.

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