In 1995 Lifeways opened its first location for people with complex needs. Over 25 years later and we‘ve grown to become the UK‘s largest supported living specialist and are proud to help almost 5,000 people to live more fulfilling, independent lives.
Our commitment is to provide extraordinary support that creates life-changing outcomes for people with complex needs. We do this through our stability, our local teams, our strong relationships, and our shared focus on quality and reassurance.
DBS Paid for by Lifeways Group
Are you an experienced Senior Support Worker/Team Leader looking to expand your carer with a national organisation?
Perhaps you are a Support Worker with the relevant qualifications that wants to make the step up on your career ladder?
If so, Lifeways Group is looking for 2 full time (37.5 hours per week) Team Leaders to work at our services in Grimsby.
The Team Leader is responsible for leading a designated group of support workers to ensure that excellent services are delivered to each person supported by Lifeways. This role is a rewarding supervisory role and the Team Leader will formally and informally (through the use of mentorship, role modelling etc) supervise each Support Worker on a regular basis through there career with Lifeways.
Accountable to: Service Manager
Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 and/or minimum of three years experience within the learning disability or mental health sector. Minimum of one year of management or supervisory experience
To work with the Service Manager to oversee a supported living service, ensuring that systems and standards are maintained to a high quality.
To ensure compliance with all external regulatory standards.
To provide support and supervision of Support Workers within the identified team.
To support and supervise the delivery of person centred services to all people using the service
To support the Service Manager in the completion of accurate rota and timesheet information
To promote and support the health and safety of both people using the service and support staff
To ensure that the actions of all staff directly supporting people using the service support their care, protection and well-being
To develop own knowledge and practice relative to continuous service improvement
To provide support and supervision to Area Office Support Workers, to ensure effective and efficient person centred service delivery.
Personal Attributes and Skills
Self starter with attention to prompt timekeeping
Organized with ability to meet deadlines and fulfil obligations generally
Excellent communication skills
Person Centred Approach to service delivery
What you will receive from working with Lifeways Group
Career Progression within an expanding national organisation
Competitive Salary and pay structure
Close mentoring from the Scheme Manager
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