Team Leader

Employer Information

Cedar

E: recruitment@cedar-foundation.org

T: (028) 9066 6188

W: https://www.cedar-foundation.org/

The Cedar Foundation is seeking to recruit the following staff member:

​​​​​​Team Leader REF: 22-231-TL-MDV-WEB
Job Role               Team Leader
Location                Meadowvale Court – 195 Hillsborough Old Road, Lisburn
Salary                   £11.25ph
                             £13.37ph for additional hours
                             £33.60 sleep in allowance
Hours                   30+ Hours per week days and evenings on a rota basis
                            Plus Sleep in shifts

What we can offer you..
We are currently offering a Welcome Bonus totalling up to £1000

At Meadowvale Court we provide support and care for adults over the age of 18 who have brain injury, physical, sensory or neurological disability. The extent of support and care provided is based on individual assessment of need. Personalised support services available include assistance with daily living activities, personal care, leisure and social skills and household management.

As part of the Living Options Services, the Team Leader will be a part of the management team and will support the Registered Manager to meet the Domiciliary Care Agencies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 and the DHSS&PS Domiciliary Care Agency Minimum Standards.
They will ensure   that NIHE "Supporting People" contractual requirements and standards are met and maintained.
The Team leader will support the Registered Manager to develop and implement personalised care/support plans and individual risk assessments to meet individual needs. 

  • They will support the Registered Manager to ensure the delivery of quality care and support.
  • The Team Leader will also support with the management budgets and resources.
  • The Team Leader will mentor and supervise the Support Team.

Team Leaders must be available to work flexibly and be available to work unsociable hours and public
holidays on a rotational basis. Team leaders are also required to complete sleep in duties.

Benefits

  • Annual Leave 5.6 weeks  in each leave year (inclusive of public and statutory holidays). This increases with length of service, up to 33 days per year.
  • Paid breaks
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Recognition & Reward scheme available to all staff in the course of their work
  • Paid annual NISCC registration fees
  • Investor in People accredited organisation with commitment to development of employees through paid training and learning opportunities, including QCF Level 3.
  • Enhanced rate of pay for working on bank holidays
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme, 5% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution
  • Occupational Sick Pay (2 weeks full pay, 2 weeks half pay after 6 months service)

Essential Criteria
GCSE Maths and English A*-C or equivalent.  
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care is equivalent.
Two years’ previous experience in a Social care setting providing support/care.
Working knowledge of the needs of people with physical, sensory, brain injury  or learning disabilities.
High level of competency in IT to include Microsoft Office packages.

Desirable Criteria
​​​​​​​Recognised qualification e.g. nursing / social work.
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Adults’ Management) Wales and Northern Ireland).
Experience of supervising staff and co-ordinating provision of support and personal care.
Can demonstrate previous experience of working in a Supported Living context.    

 

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