Team Leader

*Team Leader


We are currently recruiting for a Team Leader to work within a Supported Living setting based in Eastington.

My client is a Supported Living provider which enables adults with learning disabilities to live together in a meaningful community, offering a range of accommodation styles and activities.

They believe each individual matters and focus on supporting people through community life whilst ensuring everyone can be themselves.

They have thriving onsite activities that include a beautiful working Garden, Craft workshops and Bakery Workshops.

Each individual is able to develop their skills, creativity and working life, and have the valuable opportunity to be recognised as individuals with a creative input.

They are a big part of their local and wider community, and actively support each of their residents in benefiting from the range of activities and facilities available there.

*As a Team Leader you will need to have:


* Previous experience of working within a care or support setting with adults with learning disabilities.

* NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social care


* willingness to work towards

* Full UK Driving Licence (Preferred)

* Working knowledge of health and safety, protection of vulnerable adults, person centred planning

* A desire to promote and support clients’ independence, choice, control and inclusion.

* Able to be sensitive, yet objective, about the needs of adults with learning difficulties.

* Able to recognise relevant information in verbal and non-verbal communication.

* Good social and oral communication skills.

* Able to motivate and organise self and others.

Flexible, with good problem-solving skills.

* Able to work independently and as a member of a team.

*Role of a Team Leader


  • Plan and organise the delivery of support and care by your team, ensuring that there are up-to-date person centred support and care plans in place that are regularly reviewed; risk assessments are undertaken, incidents appropriately recorded, and there are adequate records in place to evidence the provision of support and care in accordance with contractual and regulatory expectations.
  • Ensure clients receive support and care in accordance with their person centred support and care plan to foster their wellbeing and development and fulfil their potential for independence, choice, inclusion and control by, for example, supporting clients to:
  • -       encourage and support the clients to maintain clean, tidy and welcoming living environment
  • -       support clients to use appropriate laundry equipment so they can be enabled to do their laundry and clothing so they have suitable and clean clothing to wear
  • -       plan, shop and prepare healthy and wholesome meals alongside the clients and taking into account their choices and wishes
  • -       support clients to be healthy by assisting them to arrange and attend medical appointments
  • -       support and encourage clients to maintain an active and supportive social life taking into account individual choices and wishes
  • -       access training, work and support
  • Ensure clients receive their housing related support by enabling clients to look after their finances (developing appropriate budgeting and financial training including support to access benefits and maintain them and assist them to understand and maintain their tenancy) and assisting clients to access services from the landlord including to access maintenance services and reporting non-functioning safety and security measures.
  • Assist with or arrange for clients’ personal care where required.
  • Liaise professionally with clients’ parents, social workers and others to make sure that the network of support around each client is functioning effectively.
  • Attend and hold meetings related to the care function of the organization, reporting outcomes to the CEO and Registered Manager.
  • Support, supervise and direct Support Workers and Co-workers to provide a high quality of support and care, making sure they complete their induction and this is recorded, have individual learning plans that are regularly reviewed and updated, are supervised regularly and supervision records kept, and conduct and record their annual review.


* £11.36 per hour


If you are interested in the above role, please click apply or call/ Text Steve on 07584 603 536

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