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Team Leader - Learning Disabilities

  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • Salary: £9 per hour
  • Contract hours: PartTime

Job provided by Guardian Homecare

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About the job

A position has arisen for a Team Leader to work within our 'Good' CQC rated Learning Disabilities service at Guardian Homecare - Blackpool, covering the folowing areas: (FY1) Bispham (FY2) Layton (FY3) South Shore (FY4) Thornton Cleveleys (FY5) Poulton-Le-Fylde (FY6) Lytham St Annes (FY8) and surrounding areas.

This job involves travelling from home to home, so you must either have access to a vehicle for work purposes (30p per mile mileage payment applicable).

Hours of work are typically Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm with one week in three on call, although this is subject to change.

Who would make an ideal Team Leader?

We're looking for people with the following attributes;

  • To be a committed member of a team delivering 24 hour person centred active support.
  • To follow the principles of positive behavioural support work at all times.
  • To actively encourage service users to work towards their goals, which will include acting as a key worker, developing person centred support plans with service and identifying appropriate and meaningful activities both in the local and wider community and at the service for the customer/s to participate in.
  • To work in conjunction with the Senior team leader on ensuring that plans are up to date
  • To monitor progress against support plans in conjunction with the customer/s, other team members and related professionals.
  • To liaise with other professionals in meetings,
  • To follow agreed guidelines at all times, respecting the need for clear boundaries and consistency.
  • Supporting the Senior Team Leader with Planning & managing resource (i.e. rotas, absence, Holidays) - Customer orientation

As a Team Leader you'll enjoy:

  • On call bonus of £155 per week
  • Mileage payments of 30p per mile
  • A contributory Pension Scheme
  • Competitive hourly rates from £9.00 and 28 days' annual leave (pro rata)*
  • Full training and ongoing support
  • The chance to increase your career opportunities with a fully-funded diploma QCF in social care*
  • Exclusive discounts every day to hundreds of UK retailers, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Pizza Express and many others.
  • Employee referral bonus programmes*

All suitable candidates are required to undergo an enhanced level criminal record disclosure.

Guardian Homecare is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Terms and conditions apply.



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