Team Leader

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

Team Leader   REF: 22-165-TL-MVC-WEB

Job Role           Team Leader
Location            Meadowvale Court, 195 Hillsborough Old Road, Lisburn
Salary               £11.25 – £12.04 per hour plus sleep in payment
                         Additional Hours: £13.37 per hour
Hours               30 hours per week plus sleep in’s
                        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.
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.
  • Support the Registered Manager to develop and implement personalised care/support plans and individual risk assessments to meet individual needs.
  • Support the Registered Manager to ensure the delivery of quality care and support.
  • Support with the management budgets and resources effectively.
  • Mentor and supervise the Support 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.


  • Annual leave based on 32 days pro rata. (Inclusive of public and statutory holidays).
  • Annual incremental pay increases on agreed salary scale.
  • Auto enrolment Pension through Standard Life. Employer contribution 4%, employee 5%
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme that increases with length of service.
  • Westfield Healthcare cashback scheme.
  • Investor in People Platinum accredited organisation with commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities.

We are currently offering a Welcome Bonus totalling £1000: The bonus will be £250 on successful completion of 3 months’ service, a further £250 on successful completion of 6 months’ service & a further £500 paid on first anniversary totalling £1000. 

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.                    
You must have a full current driving licence and access to a vehicle for the purposes of work.


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