Team Leader (Care & Support)

Location: St Albans

Salary: £21,313.50

Application Deadline: 31/01/2020

About the role

This is a wonderful opportunity to make a positive difference in people’s lives.

Due to our growing community, we are currently seeking a Team Leader, with the drive and enthusiasm to lead a team of staff that provide care and support to individuals with a variety of support needs. This role will provide you with fantastic rewards, through the changes you make to people’s lives. The successful candidate will thrive on implementing change and see this as an opportunity to improve people’s lives, regardless of the challenges.

The Team Leader will work closely with the Care & Support Manager in ensuring a quality service is provided across the community.

The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills. You will need to be able to motivate staff and support them to provide exceptional care and support and encourage them to reap the benefits of providing this support, despite the complexities of need. You will ensure staff implement person-centred support plans and promote opportunities for growth and development for themselves as employees and for the individuals they support.

About us

Camphill Village Trust is an award-winning national charity supporting people with learning and other disabilities. We provide housing, care, support and day opportunities to people with learning and other difficulties. We support people to be safe, healthy, happy and to be active citizens living a life of opportunity.  We provide housing, care, support and day opportunities.

Our St Albans community is based in the heart of historic St Albans which is an urban integrated community.

What we provide

We provide a full induction and free training.  We will support you to obtain further professional qualifications later if you want to do so.

Our hourly rate of pay is £10.93 ph.  Contractual salary is 21,313.50 per annum based on a full time 37.5 hours per week contract, but typical annual earnings with sleep in’s and overtime each month will be considerably more.

We offer great benefits, which include 33 days holiday, an opportunity to ‘cash in’ 1 week’s leave a year, and an employee assistance scheme that is also available to your immediate family.  More details are available on our website www.camphillvilllagetrust.org.uk.

What we need from you

As a successful candidate you will have/be:

The drive and enthusiasm to manage a team in a way that creates a culture of self-autonomy and teamwork.
At least 1 years’ experience as a Team Leader or similar role. This may also be as a support worker that leads a shift.
Ideally experience of working with people that have a learning disability and/or mental health needs.
A level 3 social care management qualification or equivalent, or willingness to train towards this qualification.
You will be IT literate, hold a full UK driving licence and will be able to share the on-call duty management with other managers.
It is essential that you are a strong people manager who can develop, mentor and coach staff and can demonstrate a strong drive to delivering excellent, person-centred services.

You will be working on a rota which is normally fixed couple of weeks in advance.  This will involve shifts that normally include working both daytime, evenings and some weekends as well as bank holidays and sleeping over on some nights.

A full manual driving licence will be beneficial which will allow you to drive in the UK, as you will be driving the charity’s vehicles.

Next Steps

If this job sounds like the right one for you, click Apply and complete the on-line application form. We are an Equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We will not wait until the closing date to arrange interviews so if we have filled the vacancies before the advertised closing date, we will close this advert early.

Successful applicants for this role will require an Enhanced DBS check. We committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. We will undertake checks of successful candidates before starting work, which will include an Enhanced DBS check.  For more details please see our webpage on the recruitment process.

If you would like to find out more, please feel free to contact us on 01727811228.

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Team Leader (Care & Support)