Care Team Leader - Kettering


Team Leader                  


£11.50 per hour


I am looking for an experienced Team Leader to work in a residential home offering care and support to young adults with learning and/or physical disabilities from 14 years and upwards.


In this post you will be required to:

  • Assist the Registered Manager in ensuring that the Home meets the standards and expectations of its Statement of Purpose 
  • Deliver high standards of care, protection and support to children and adults with learning disabilities and related complex needs by facilitating their physical, psychological, emotional and recreational development
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children, adults and to ensure that the quality of care provided is consistent with Standards
  • Assist in the establishing and maintenance of a competent, motivated and confident staff team and to offer leadership, managerial direction, guidance and support to the staff team
  • Ensure that the Home’s policies and procedures are adhered to and that resources are managed effectively

To apply for this role you must have:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in a similar position within a residential setting
  • Experience of supervising a team and taking on-going responsibility for a team
  • Experience working with individuals with learning disabilities and autism
  • Experience managing challenging behaviours
  • Experience in use of alternative communication methods for nonverbal individuals. 
  • The ability to work shifts, which include early morning and late evening work and an on call rota system. You will also work weekends as part of a rota and Bank Holidays
  • An understanding of relevant legislation i.e. quality standards, mental capacity, DoLS etc
  • A working knowledge of care plans and person centred planning

For more information on this rewarding role, please call Elite on 0104 879345.

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