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Team Leader

£20475 - £24375 per annum
Major Healthcare


We are one of the UK's specialist providers of care for those with Learning Disabilities, whether that be residential or supporter living. We specialise in supporting our service users to live a full and meaningful life. We are looking for passionate individuals to join our fantastic service and team, to support our service user's development in all areas of their lives.

We support nearly people with learning disabilities or brain injuries by ensuring that options, independence and personal choice are key to our service user's success. Everyone deserves to be treated with respect, dignity and provided the opportunity to progress in life. We're incredibly proud of the fact that every person we support is given the opportunity to maximise their independence as much as possible.

You will be responsible for supporting the services users, we work with each person to provide them with individual and specific goals, whether that be education, developing relationships, care plans or helping them integrate with the wider world (through activities or volunteer opportunities). You'll also be taking control of your team and helping develop them, they''ll be in the position you were in before, it's your responsibility to be able to pass on that knowledge and show your team best practice - the best leaders always do!

A huge part of what you'll do is be a friend to them; you'll be someone that listens and genuinely cares. You'll get involved with helping people live they life they want live; that could be taking them to the shops, helping them manage their finances, provide reports on their progress and some personal care and giving medication where required.

You'll build strong relationships with our service users so you'll have a good sense of humour, patience, dedication and most importantly you care! Of course, you'll be independent, honest and determined to set a good example.

As much as you'll help us look after our residents, we'll look after you! We have a generous benefits package available to all of our staff and we're actively looking to develop people. If you want to achieve NVQ qualifications we'll be more than happy to help you, we're always looking to promote internally as well! We pride ourselves on having flexible working hours and an environment that encourages learning, development and progression.

What we need from you:
- Strong leadership skills
- Drive to help improve the lives of people
- Desire to develop and learn new skills
- Strong communication skills
- The ability to be a great role model!
- Driver Essential

Shifts, Hours & Benefits:
- Full time - 37.5hours across 7 days
- Shift pattern - 07:00 - 15:00, 15:00 - 22:00 and sleep-ins (when required)
- Weekend shifts
- Salary £20,475 - £24,375
- Childcare vouchers
- 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
- In-house funded qualification programmes
- Pension

(Also vacancy for 30hours a week - waking nights Driving not needed support worker position)

If you would like to know more call Dan on 0117 373 6297, e-mail me at danielarmour @ major-recruitment .com or click Apply!

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/90919890