Night Team Leader

Employer Information

Cedar

E: careers@cedar-foundation.org

T: (028) 9066 6188

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

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

               Night  Team Leader          REF: 21-019-NTL-TM-WEB

The Cedar Foundation delivers a range of services that enable people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities. Our services are centred around the individual  needs of each service user and are delivered throughout Northern Ireland. We require confident, calm and compassionate people who can provide meaningful support in times of crisis and within a challenging environment. You will embrace the values of Cedar, be enthusiastic in your role and take part in personal development, you will also partake in mandatory training including Advanced MAPA®

The Waking Night Team Leader is  an integral part of the Mews Management team.  Their responsibilities include the  support  of the staff team to deliver  personal care and housing support service to the required regulatory and Best Practice Standards.

Effective communication and positive interaction are key features of this role and include the delegation of duties to support assistants to ensure the  provision of  personal care and housing support to service users’ with Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and complex needs

The Waking  Night Team Leader will provide leadership throughout each shift  to a team of support assistants and be responsible for ensuring all  service users receive high quality, person centred  care and support.

The Waking Night Team Leader will mentor and supervise support assistants and will work on the Rota on an as required basis that includes unsocial hours and weekends.

Hours:                                  37.5 hours per week (Nights)
Contract:                             Permanent
Location:                             The Mews, 143 Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8FU
Salary/Hourly Rate:            £14.62 per hour

Essential Criteria:

Numerate and literate to keep records, handle clients finances, maintain records and write reports.   
NVQ/QCF 3 (Health & Social Care) or equivalent
Can demonstrate previous experience of supporting people with learning disabilities.
Two years’ previous experience in providing support/care.
Experience of working in partnership with service users, families, health care professionals, carers, advocates and other agencies.
Good working knowledge of IT, specifically Microsoft Word & Outlook.
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

 Benefits:
Starting on 32 days leave (pro rata) in each leave year (inclusive of public and statutory holidays)
Cedar offer an enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme consisting of 5% employee   
contribution and 4% employer contribution.
Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
Investor in People Champion with commitment to development of the staff team through training
and learning opportunities
Recognition & reward incentives aligned to high standards of performance
Cycle to work scheme
Access 24/7 Doctors Line
Health Cashback scheme
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THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
 

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