Team Leader

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The Cedar Foundation is seeking to recruit the following position:

Team Leader, Twisel Lodge, Holywood                                                  REF: 21-027-TL-TL-WEB

The Cedar foundation deliver 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 person and are delivered throughout Northern Ireland.

Twisel Lodge is a small purpose-built residential home for adults who have Learning Disabilities and associated complex needs. For many of our residents Twisel Lodge is their home however as part of the eight-person service, we also provide a ‘respite’ facility through which adults with learning disabilities can come and stay with us for a break.

The Team Leader will work on the rota that includes unsocial hours and weekends and will mentor and supervise the care staff team.

Hours:                                  35 hours per week plus evenings, weekends & sleep in’s
Contract:                             Permanent
Location:                             Twisel Lodge, Holywood
Hourly Rate:                       £10.48 per hour + sleep in payments

Numerate and literate to keep records, handle clients finance, maintain records & write reports.
NVQ Level 3 (Health & Social Care) or equivalent
Registered  or willing to apply for registration with N. Ireland Social Care Council, (NMC if nurse qualified)
Two years’ previous experience in a human services setting providing support/care
Experience of supervising staff and co-ordinating provision of support and personal care
Experience of working in partnership with service users, parents, health care professionals, carers, advocates and other agencies
Strong working knowledge of IT, specifically Microsoft Word & Outlook
Hold a full current driving license valid for use in the UK and Ireland and have access to a vehicle without using public transport/taxi service (consideration will be given to alternative travelling proposals in respect of applicants with a disability who cannot hold a licence)

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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Closing Date: 4th March 2021

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