Care Team Leader - Chipping Norton
Brandon Trust
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, UK
5d ago


Brandon Trust is a charity with a unique approach to supporting people with a learning disability, autism or both to live life in the way they choose.

We provide a full induction, a variety of professional development opportunities and a range of benefits.

You'll provide great leadership and day-to-day supervision to your team of support workers to ensure the service provides excellent support and care.

A role model for excellent support, you can inspire others and help to enable them to achieve their goals.

We are looking to recruit a full time Team Leader to work across two of our services in Chipping Norton (37.5 hours)

About the role

As team leader you’ll tailor how you manage and coach people based on their individual needs, goals and levels of experience and lead your team to support the individuals to live the lives they choose.

You’ll monitor team performance by providing supervision and regular appraisals, to ensure that everyone is delivering the high levels of support that we pride ourselves on.

You’ll also have finances and other resources to manage, and legal requirements and standards to meet.

About you

You’re compassionate, you love working with people, have their wellbeing as your top priority, and can build relationships based on trust and respect.

You’ll have some experience in a similar care role and to be able to demonstrate good team management and development skills.

  • If you’ve a relevant social care and management qualification, that’s even better. You’re patient and understanding of people’s varied needs;
  • able to adapt your pace to match theirs. A confident problem solver and creative thinker with good communication skills, you’ll overcome challenges with commitment and enthusiasm.

    You’re passionate about what you do and are committed to ensuring that your team has the tools and guidance it needs to deliver first-class and consistent support.

    You’re good at managing budgets and resources, and have an up-to-date knowledge of legislation and quality standards.

    Team leaders work flexible shifts to provide a 24 / 7 service to people we support.

    Full-time team leaders work 37.5 hours plus one sleep-in a week (pay for sleep-ins included in annual salary above). Some services do not require sleep-ins and salary for these roles is £23,999 - £25,467 pa.

    You have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services - paid at £50-£70 extra per sleep-in.

    Coronavirus 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.

    Brandon reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

    We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

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