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Team Manager

Leading Lives Ltd


20000 - 25000 At least £10.00

Part time

Leading Lives Ltd

Closing - 28 Aug 2020

Team Manager

Short Breaks, Lowestoft

Hours: 30 per week

Starting hourly rate from £11.17 per hour
Actual starting salary £17,425

Do you want to work for a dynamic social enterprise, where your skills and values will be recognised and rewarded? Are you looking for a fulfilling role to lead an established team of Key Workers, providing exceptional social care service to adults with learning disabilities and complex needs?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Team Manager to join the team at our Short Breaks (Respite Care) unit at John Turner House, Lowestoft.

John Turner House, Lowestoft
John Turner House is just one of our short break units in Suffolk, and offers a warm and relaxing home-from-home environment for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs. Customers at John Turner House can enjoy one of the seven uniquely themed bedrooms, each with its own TV and Wi-Fi and a 15-minute walk from the beach and variety of shops and cafes.

Our Short Break units offer family carers a valuable break from their caring responsibilities with the reassurance that their relative is in safe hands in a relaxing and supportive environment.

To read more about the fantastic support offered at John Turner House please follow the link below:


The Role:

You will be welcomed into an enthusiastic, professional and supportive team. You will receive specialist training and support to grow as a leader in our professional service. You’ll also have an opportunity to develop your skills and understanding by completing a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management.

You will be responsible for leading a team of exceptional Key Workers, working hard on the front line of social care to support our customers to lead the life they choose.

Responsibilities include:
•Carrying out line management responsibilities that include supervising, line managing and developing support workers within the service
•Managing a registered service to the required CQC standard
•Contributing to the development of service offer
•Management of Rota
•Recruitment of staff in line with Safer Recruitment guidelines
•Quality checking of assessments and written evidence
•Meeting organisational and local authority reporting requirements
•Demonstrate leadership and a solution focused approach
•Build relationships and work alongside partner organisations
•Budget management and overseeing Payroll
•Promote the organisation’s Cooperative and social enterprise values

What you need to know:
RQF Level 5 Award in Care or similar, with ability to achieve RQF Level 5 within 24 months of commencing post.
Good literacy/numeracy for completing reports and maintaining records to the appropriate standard
Effective communication skills across a range of contacts and staff teams – you will build relationships both internally and externally and across localities
You will think ahead, flex, adapt and focus to ensure Leading Lives is delivering to the expected standard of service to our customers
Substantial experience of working with people in a care setting, including risk assessment and provision of support to those with learning disabilities
Awareness and understanding of relevant human resource, health and safety and social care legislation

This is a great opportunity to grow yourself and others, and develop and improve the quality of our services for our customers.

For any queries, please contact Donna Rose, Operations Manager on 07740 542 230.  TO APPLY CLICK HERE

All Leading Lives appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check with Barred Lists checks, and other pre-employment checks in line with Safer Recruitment guidelines.

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