Team Leader - North East - Newcastle & Gateshead

Job details
Posting date: 21 September 2021
Salary: £11 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 October 2021
Location: NE9 5EY
Company: Livability
Job type: Permanent
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About us

Livability North East supports people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health needs across Newcastle and Gateshead. Supported Living and Community based support enabling people to live life to the full.

Are you the Team Leader we are looking for? Do you have the passion, talent, skills and care experiences that can make it all add up for the people we support?

Purpose of the role:

To oversee the day to day running of the services you are allocated to, this includes:

Ensuring the rotas are in place to meet contract hours and meet the people we support needs
Ensuring that support records are accurately maintained
Ensuring that accident/incident records are completed as and when required

To support our delivery teams with:

Providing direct supervision to support staff in line with staff allocation
Providing onsite coaching and mentoring to staff

To contribute to the development of the services by:

Promoting and supporting inclusion throughout the service, identifying and discussing employment and leisure opportunities in the community
Developing plans to ensure that the people we support are active citizens in their community.

To maintain effective Communication by:

Developing and maintaining effective communication systems within the service.
Supporting regular team meetings

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When applying, please ensure that you complete the Supporting Statement and Full Work History sections of the application form.

Following the recent amendment of the Health and Social Care Act, care home workers are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Therefore, we require candidates to have had either their first, or both vaccinations at the time of making their application.

Should you be medically exempt, applications will be accepted and proof of exemption must be uploaded with your application.

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