Team Leader

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The Cedar Foundation is seeking to recruit the following position:
Role:                                Team Leader
Location:                          Johnson Way, Lisburn, BT28 2AQ
Salary:                             £12.34 per hour, (£14.12 additional hours)
Hours per week:              36 hours per week, flexibility is required to meet the needs of the service,
Accountable to:                Registered Manager 
Closing Date:                   4th July  @ 23:59.

The Role:
As part of the Living Options services, the Team Leader will be a part of the management team and will support the Registered Manager/Deputy Manager to meet the Domiciliary Care Agencies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 and the DHSS&PS Domiciliary Care Agency Minimum Standards. 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. Team leaders will also support with the management budgets and resources. The Team Leader will mentor and supervise the Support Team and will provide direct care and support for Service Users. Team Leaders are required to flexibly and be available to work unsociable hours and public holidays on a rotational basis.

The Service:
Johnston way, located in North Lisburn, is a Registered Domiciliary Care Agency and  Positive Behaviour Support Service (PBS) which consists of 2 dwellings, each for four men. The service offers  a person-centred approach for service users who have Learning Disabilities and associated needs. The Service operates under the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Framework and provides care and support on a 24 hour  basis.

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.

  • 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.

Essential Criteria:
1.GCSE Maths and English A*-C or equivalent                                        
2.Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)                        
3.Two years’ previous experience in a social care setting providing support/care.
4.Working knowledge of the needs of people with learning disabilities .  
5.Experience of behaviours which challenge and associated risks
6.Effective communication and use of IT skills
7.Hold a full current driving licence valid for use in the UK and have access to a suitable vehicle.
*consideration will be given to alternative travelling proposals in respect of applicants with a disability who cannot hold a licence



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