We're looking for two reliable and motivated people to join our professional team as a Team Leader (Social Care). We have the opportunity to work 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis at either our Accommodation Service in Deeping St James or Bourne Resource Centre.
Title: Team Leader
Reference number: 42126
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Location: Bourne & Deeping St James
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: GBP17,018 - GBP18,755 per annum
Sense salary points: 19 - 22
As a Team Leader you will supervise team members as well as supporting people with a range of hearing and / or sight difficulties that may also have complex needs and learning disabilities.
Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.
About the role
The Team leader will need to manage the day to day running of a responsive innovative and high quality service for people sensory impairments and complex needs. Special attention will be paid to the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximise the potential of each person.
You will assist the manager in the running of the service including coordinating the team to ensure that all shared responsibilities are fulfilled and systems maintained.
A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for the role at our Accommodation Service.
Skills and abilities
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate willingness to participate in training and development. You will need to communicate in a variety of different methods and be prepared to deal with challenging situations. You will also be expected to work on your own initiative and show patience and understanding.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of motivating others including carrying out supervision meetings. You will have experience of working with adults with disabilities, monitoring the care provided and identifying and resolving issues arising from the 'day to day' operation.
Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Closing date: Thursday 31 August 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form.
We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.
Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.
No agencies please.