Team Leader - Learning Disabilities/Autism Service

Wembley, Greater London, England
HA9 7RY
Seven Healthcare £ 25.0 - 25.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 25.0 - 25.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Manager
Posted
5 Apr 2021
Closes
3 May 2021

Job Description

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Team Leader to work in a Learning Disabilities/Autism service (Brent Social Services) for a period of 6 months (there may be a possibility of extension to this time). The Council are looking for someone who can work full-time and ideally someone who would be able to start a new position within the next 2 weeks. The Council are looking at an hourly rate of around £25.00 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

* To provide effective management and leadership to care staff in a Supported Living environment.

* To ensure that there is adequate staff and supervisory cover to provide an effective, safe, caring and responsive service to service users, their families and representatives.

* To ensure that the care service within the designated units meet quality standards, legislative requirements and meet best practice criteria. To ensure that the service is provided within the resources available.

* To support the Team Manager to manage the service and by doing so work towards Brent Council's strategic objective to offer personalisation and self-directed support to all service users.

* To initiate and develop a range of educational, vocational and recreational activities for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, challenging behaviour and autism.

* To be responsible for the safeguarding and wellbeing of clients, giving adequate support to maximise their dignity, independence, privacy and choice and to treat all clients, equally and with respect irrespective of gender, race ethnicity or age.

Key Responsibilities:

* Make a positive contribution to the delivery of the service, this will include working flexibly and positively to achieve the objectives of the council.

* To take delegated responsibility in supporting the Team Manager with keeping detailed records and ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, including CQC, Health and Safety and Environmental Health legislation, ensuring that inspections are prepared for in a timely and effective manner.

* To manage the performance of direct reports ensuring regular supervisions, training, development and appraisals takes place in a manner that is consistent with and achieves the objectives of the Council's policies. Whilst ensuring effective implementation of the Council's code of conduct and frameworks including Level 1 sickness, absence, disciplinary and grievance.

* Ensure that the council's overall vision, values and ethos are central to the requirements of the service.

* Support effective working relationships and act as an ambassador and advocate with external organisations.

Applicant Requirements:

* Qualifications: QCF Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care, equivalent or above.

* Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.

* Compliance: Current DBS check.

* Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

* Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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Job Details

Team Leader - Learning Disabilities/Autism Service

Wembley, Greater London, Englandd Seven Healthcare
Pay
£ 25.0 - 25.0 Per hour
Job level
Manager
Hours
Full time
Posted
5 Apr 2021
Type
Temporary
Closes
3 May 2021

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