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Team Leader (DBTL0120)

  • Full time
  • Plymouth, South Hams
  • £9.01 - £9.41 a hour
  • 9 Feb 2020
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 130120-9274

Team Leader, Learning Disability Residential Service (4 people), South Brent

Salary: £9.01 – £9.41 per hour

Hours: Full Time (40 hours)

Paid Annual Leave 28 days & contributory pension scheme

Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

Excellent opportunity for career development

Opportunity to make a difference

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join a specialist Charity in a crucial Management role.

A small residential service with big ideas needs a new team leader to support the CQC registered manager turn our ‘Good’ CQC rating into OUTSTANDING.

There are 4 incredible people who call the service home, who need a person with unwavering values of Transparency, Engagement and Quality, to understand their specific needs.

You will be focussed on developing skills and increasing quality of life, encouraging positive risk taking to help people achieve their dreams. You will be motivated, resilient, radiate positivity and will be able to lead change by directing, role-modelling and influencing others. You and the dedicated team will buy-in to your ethos as you demonstrate outstanding practice and you will earn respect with fairness, consistency, empathy and, above all else, demonstrating a truly Person-Centred Approach.

You will understand the importance of working co-productively with the people being supported, their families and advocates, and a multi-disciplinary team of professionals across health and adult social care to ensure people receive the outstanding care to which they are entitled.

You will support the CQC Registered Manager, with compliance and demonstrating outstanding practice across all Key Lines of Enquiry. You will have opportunities to feed into the Charity’s organisational practice, sharing your big ideas that could benefit all people we support and all people with learning disabilities and autism.

We can offer the right person an inspirational personal development plan, competitive remuneration including contributory pension scheme and generous annual leave. You will also have access to an industry leading Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family.

As team leader you will support the Registered Manager to role-model outstanding support, whilst also supporting with management duties such as: rota planning, appraisals & supervisions, risk assessments, support planning and co-ordinating the regular training of your team. You will be able to use your IT skills to effectively use basic systems designed for crucial reporting. You will demonstrate your ability to plan, do, and review support on an outcomes focused pathway.

You will be experienced in providing services for people with learning disabilities and autism, it would be beneficial to hold current working knowledge of CQC regulations.

This is a 24 hour, 365 days per year service and you will need to be flexible to work as the service requires.

Essential for the role:

•        experience of working in services with adults with learning disabilities.

•        Full UK driver’s licence and have use of a car.

•        This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references.

Closing date: – midday 9th February 2020 with applications being considered as and when received.

Job category

Care worker, Residential care home


Havencare (South West) Limited Supporting people with learning disabilities and autism

Website Havencare1 HavencareSouthWestLimited

Type of organisation



Health and social care


No Ordinary Support Worker Role

Are you looking for a rewarding role that gives you purpose and leaves you knowing that you have made a positive difference to someone’s day? Do you have the ability to think and act creatively? Are you motivated by encouraging and supporting people to achieve their goals?

Havencare is a registered charity whose main objective is just that! Working as part of a close team, you will be resourceful and enthusiastic in supporting individuals with learning disabilities, autism and associated support needs.

If you would like to join us in this rewarding role you will need to be able to:
– Respond to people as individuals and support them in their choices, likes and dislikes.
– Promote independence and help people learn new skills
– Support people to engage in new experiences and activities they value, both at home and out and about in the local community.
– Motivate people to feel proud of their contributions to everyday life and support people to achieve their personal goals.
– Build strong relationships through excellent communication skills and shared interests, whilst maintaining solid family connections.
– Play a key part in delivering person centred, outcome focused support.

In return, we will:
– Provide a range of training to ensure you have all the skills you require to succeed, as well as providing ongoing training and development
– Pay rates £8.31 – £8.51 per hour.
– Offer holiday accrued for hours worked (28 days pro rata equivalent)
– Provide Career Development opportunities

Hours: Full time and part time opportunities available.

A variety of shift patterns are available Monday-Sunday between the hours of 7.00am and 9.00pm subject to the needs of the individuals we support. Occasional waking night cover needed in the event of staff holidays.

Location: The Firs Residential Service, Paignton
Hourly Rate: £8.31 – £8.51 per hour.

Applications will be considered as and when received.

We look forward to hearing from you !

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