Team Leader
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
2d ago
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Team Leader- Maternity Cover role

OUR VALUES - Dynamic, Responsive, Individualised, Engaging

We are Dynamic by being honest and transparent and not afraid to admit when we have made a mistake. We identify when the support being provided to others is not safe or good quality and raise our concerns.

We are Responsive and spend time listening to people and their families to get to know them. We understand and respect that people are different.

Our teams provide support that is Individualised, by respecting people’s rights to make their own choices and decisions about how they want to be supported.

We encourage people to be independent, learn new skills and support people to take positive risks.

We provide an Engaging place to live by always coming to work with a positive attitude. We offer people a range of realistic options and choices about the support available to them.

We work with people to understand their needs, likes dislikes and ultimately their ambitions. We encourage people to try new things and challenge themselves.

You will be leading a team to support people to promote independence in accessing the local community, engaging in work, learning to cook and keep their own home neat, clean and tidy, while also supporting people to ensure their voices are heard and their needs are met in a person centred way, to name but a few!

Main skills needed :

  • You have been a good Support Worker with experience of supporting with challenging behaviour and are looking for your next challenge!!
  • Ability to effectively lead and supervise staff teams is a must.
  • Be able to make quick decisions and support services as part of an On Call system.
  • Ability to juggle responsibilities :
  • Completing paperwork and reports according to deadlines
  • To prioritise work load with support needs of the people we support
  • To step in and cover shifts as part of your working week / rota
  • At least 2 years’ experience of working in a support worker role in a care setting
  • 1-2 years’ experience of challenging behaviours
  • Be excellent at communicating with the people we support, staff teams and management alike.
  • Have a positive, upbeat and flexible attitude.
  • What you get :

  • We have a robust Induction Programme where you learn in house. We also train you across ELearning, and classroom based sessions.
  • Weekend enhanced payments £1.50per hour
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Service award (increase of annual leave in line with length of service)
  • Varied work each day is never the same!
  • If you have the right values and attitude, we can teach you the skills.
  • We have fun at work and host company parties twice a year
  • Further learning and development opportunities
  • Oh and you can wear jeans to work!!
  • Most of all you will be making a difference to the lives of many people and their families.

    There could be opportunities for the role to be extended to permanent in the future as our company expands.

    Salary : £22,500 per annum

    Shift times : 7.30- 3pm / 2.30- 10 pm

    Job Type : Temporary

    Location : High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire,

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