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Date Added: Wed 21/07/2021

Support Team Leader

Stechford, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £10.50 - £11.50/hour

Please note - this role requires a full clean driving licence and your own vehicle*
At Aspirations, we never stop striving to provide the friendly, professional, and inspirational service we would want to experience ourselves.
As a Team Leader, you will be making a real difference to individuals who have mental health issues and Learning Disabilities, offering individual support and encouragement to help some amazing people to live a fulfilling and independent life.
The Role:
You will play a key role in the service, using your knowledge and skills to lead by example and supervise support staff, whilst ensuring the highest quality of care is provided and oversee all daily activities.
Duties include:
* To enable Service Users to make choices to encourage their independence & social inclusion.
* Carry out care duties as part of the rota.
* Produce staff rota's ensuring staffing levels are maintained and source staff as required.
* To inform the Manager of any Staff related issues, which may impact upon the quality of the Service provided.
* To report any incidents, accidents, illness and risks which may affect safety in accordance with procedures.
* To order and audit medication.
* Ensure daily plans, documents and weekly audits are completed.
* Carry out observational supervision.
* Manage sickness absence and annual leave requests.
* Attend keyworker meetings and represent the service user.
* Note taking for investigations.
* Conduct team meetings with the Supported Living Manager.
* Ensure safeguarding responsibilities are met and to protect the Adults rights to live safely and free from abuse or neglect.
The Person:
* Previous experience of managing or supervising staff within Adult Mental Health, Autism or Learning Disabilities.
* NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care or equivalent or working towards.
* Training in Health and Safety, Food Hygiene, First Aid and Moving and Handling.
* Compassionate and patient with the desire to make a difference
* Full clean driving licence and own transport is required.
* A good sense of humour.
* Passionate about providing the best care, someone that wants to make a difference.
* A strong team player with leadership skills, ability to motivate and lead by example.
* Ability to work under pressure, react quickly to situations.
* Keen to develop and generate ideas.
The Package:
Full and comprehensive training programme
Commitment to ongoing learning and development
Opportunities to take NVQ up to level 5
CPD accredited induction
28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
Contributory pension scheme
Annual employee recognition and reward schemes
Optional overtime
Opportunities for career progression
Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7 for you and your family
Refer a Friend Scheme with financial rewards.
The Company
Aspirations Care have been supporting adults with learning disabilities, mental health issues and Autism to have a lifestyle that matters to them since 2004. Our aim is to support and encourage individuals to achieve their full potential, no matter how challenging.
Our staff can expect full training, study for qualifications and a rewarding career.
At Aspirations we value all colleagues, regardless of age. We are proud to offer pay over the statutory minimum set for young workers and have no set retirement age.
Aspirations is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitability qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable adults that we support and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure
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