Team Leader

Employer Information

Cedar

E: recruitment@cedar-foundation.org

T: (028) 9066 6188

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

Croft Communities is recruiting the following permanent position:

Team Leaders: Supported Living

Location: Supported Living – Croft Communities, 71 Bloomfield Rd Bangor
Salary: £10.80 per hour & sleep in rate (£50.00 per sleep in)
Hours: 37 hours per week. (Flexibility is required to ensure the needs of the service. Working patters can be discussed). 
Closing Date: 10th October 2022 by 23:59.

The Role:
Croft Communities provide Supported Living support to adults with learning disabilities. The Team Leader is part of the management team at Croft Communities 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.

Team Leaders will carry out the following: 

  • They will ensure the 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 would assist service users with activities of daily living and facilitate inclusion of service users in a broad range of activities.
  • The role requires participation in the delivery of person-centred care, including personal care and promotion of a team approach at all times with positive and constructive working relationships for the benefit of the service user.
  • Team leaders will also support with the management of budgets and resources effectively. 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, including sleep-ins.
  • This list is not exhaustive of duties required. 

Benefits:

  • Annual Leave 5.6 weeks  in each leave year (inclusive of public and bank holidays). This increases with length of service, up to 33 days per year.
  • Paid breaks
  • Parking
  • Tea and coffee available
  • Paid annual NISCC registration fees
  • Commitment to development of employees through paid training and learning opportunities, including QCF qualifications.
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme, 5% employee contribution and 3% employer contribution
  • Occupational Sick Pay (20 days full pay after 2 years’ service)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including access to 24/7 Doctors support
  • Health Cashback Scheme
  • Special offers at over 600 leading high street and online retailers

Essential Criteria:

  • GCSE Maths and English A*-C or equivalent
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social care or relevant equivalent
  • Two years previous experience in a social care setting providing support/care
  • Working knowledge of learning disabilities and associated needs
  • Effective Communication and IT skills
  • Hold a full current driving licence valid for use in the UK and have access to a vehicle (consideration will be given to alternative travelling proposals in respect of applicants with a disability who cannot hold a licence)

Closing Date: 26th September at 23:59

CROFT COMMUNITIES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

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