Are you looking for your next step in social care?
Do you have experience supporting people with a learning disability?
Brandon Trust is a charity supporting people with a learning disability, autism or both, to live life in the way they choose.
Join us as a Team Leader in Stonehouse where you’ll provide great leadership and day-to-day supervision to your team of support workers to ensure excellent support and care is provided.
In return we provide a full induction, a variety of professional career development opportunities and a range of benefits.
This position is full-time and you will be leading a newly formed team at a home based in Quedgeley. You'll support seven people in their day to day lives ranging from people who have some independence to providing full personal care, some moving and handling and assisting with providing a range of activities that meets varied age groups.
CLOSING DATE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS IS MONDAY 31ST MAY
About the role
Working in shifts as part of the team, you’ll provide direct care and support to the people we support and model best practice.
You’ll lead and inspire your team to support individuals to maintain their independence and to achieve their aspirations.
You'll assist the locality manager in the supervision, coaching and mentoring of the team. Co-ordinate the daily provision of support and activities for people we support to ensure the delivery of a high quality, responsive and efficient service.
By tailoring your management style, you’ll support to your team based on their individual needs, goals and levels of experience.
You’ll maintain employee engagement and performance through effective leadership, communication, supervision, appraisal and mentoring of all employees.
You’ll have finances and other resources to manage, along with legal requirements and standards of care to meet.
You’ll have demonstrable experience working with people with a learning disability and ideally some experience managing and developing skills within a team.
Ideally you'll have a level 3 social care qualification and if you’ve a relevant management qualification, that’s even better.
A full driving licence is essential for this role.
You’ll be a role model for excellent support, who can inspire others and enable them to achieve their goals. A confident problem solver and creative thinker with good communication skills, you’ll have resilience to overcome challenges.
You’ll have a passion for your work and be committed to ensuring that your team has the tools and guidance it needs to deliver first-class consistent support and care.
Confident in managing budgets and resources, you’ll have an up-to-date knowledge of legislation and quality standards.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MONDAY 31ST MAY
We provide a range of benefits, including on-going development opportunities, shopping discounts, GP helplines and discounted gym membership.
All team leaders work flexible shifts to provide a 24 / 7 service to the people we support.
The salary for this role is £23,999 - £25,467 pa pro rata (£12.27 - £13.02 per hour), dependent on qualifications & experience.
You have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services - paid at £50-£70 extra per sleep-in.
For an informal chat please contact Rachel, Locality Manager on 0746 4670555 or Jasbir, Recruitment Specialist on 0746 4670900
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update :
As a key worker, you’ll need to be available and able to carry out your role during the coronavirus pandemic. In-line with the Government and Public Health England guidelines, we have taken appropriate measures in our recruitment process to protect our staff, candidates and the people we support during the coronavirus outbreak.
When you join Brandon, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID to help protect the people we support, your colleagues and yourself.
If you have not already had your vaccination, we can arrange this for you when you start working for us. If you do not wish to be vaccinated, we will explore the reasons with you, and this may impact on whether we can offer you employment.
Successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check.
We’ll respond to your application within 5 working days.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.