Location: Croft Community, Malton
Salary: £10.56 per hour
Application Deadline: 12/08/2019
About the role
This is a wonderful opportunity to make a positive difference to people’s lives.
The Team Leader – Quality, will have an important role to take a lead with the maintenance and progression of high-quality standards within the Croft Community. The post will support the teams to remain compliant with relevant regulations, legislation and policy, so the candidate should have a good working knowledge of:
- The expectations of the Care Quality Commission,
- Working with the Local Authority,
- Health & Safety requirements,
- Medication systems and procedures
- Quality assurance and audit processes.
You will support the Team Leaders within the Community to provide opportunities for our people to have an active social life, helping them to make friends and maintain friendships and to access and enjoy leisure activities.
You will lead by example in helping each person to live their life in a way that makes sense to them, to exercise independent choice and control, to learn new skills and to develop their independence.
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.
The Croft Community is based in Malton and includes a mixture of supported living homes, market garden, town centre café, craft workshops and community-based work, in a unique setting.
What we provide
We provide a full induction and free training. We will support you to obtain professional qualifications if you want to do so as well as the care certificate.
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. Free on-site parking is available. More details are available on our website www.camphillvilllagetrust.org.uk.
What we need from you
At least three years previous experience of working within a care or support setting, ideally with adults with learning disabilities, with at least one year at a more senior level. A Level 3 in Health and Social care or equivalent or a willingness to work towards this. What is important to us is that you share our values, have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. You will be good at both listening to and talking with people. You will have a positive and patient approach to supporting people with daily activities and enjoy helping people learn and explore new things. You have a flexible approach and like work both as part a team as well as on your own.
You will be working Monday to Friday, mainly during office hours, with the flexibility to work some evenings, weekends, bank holidays an occasions.
A full manual driving licence which allows you to drive in the UK, as you will be driving the charity’s vehicles is desirable.
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 welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
We’ll respond to your application within three working days. 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 01653 602721.Apply Now