Salary Range: £27,043 – £28,685 pa pro rata
Are you looking for your next step in social care?
Do you have experience supporting people with a learning disability?
Brandon Trust is a charity supporting people with a learning disability, autism or both, to live life in the way they choose. Join us as a Team Leader in Redruth where you’ll provide great leadership and day-to-day supervision to your team of support workers to ensure excellent support and care is provided.
Our benefits include:
- Full induction, training and professional career development opportunities.
- We cover the cost of DBS checks
- Shopping discounts including Blue Light card, EE perks and Costco membership
- Successfully 'recommend a friend' to join us and you'll receive a thank you payment
- We offer Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it.
- Access to wellbeing helplines.
Working on shift as part of the team, you'll provide direct care and support to a young and friendly gentleman who lives in his own bungalow close to Redruth.
You’ll lead and inspire your team to support this gentleman to maintain his independence and to achieve his aspirations.
You'll assist the locality manager in the supervision, coaching and mentoring of the team. Co-ordinate the daily provision of support and activities for people we support to ensure the delivery of a high quality, responsive and efficient service.
By tailoring your management style, you’ll support to your team based on their individual needs, goals and levels of experience. You’ll maintain employee engagement and performance through effective leadership, communication, supervision, appraisal and mentoring of all employees.
You’ll have finances and other resources to manage, along with legal requirements and standards of care to meet.
You’ll have demonstrable experience working with people with a learning disability and ideally some experience managing and developing skills within a team. If you’ve a relevant social care and management qualification, that’s even better.
You’ll be a role model for excellent support, who can inspire others and enable them to achieve their goals. A confident problem solver and creative thinker with good communication skills, you’ll have resilience to overcome challenges.
You’ll have a passion for your work and be committed to ensuring that your team has the tools and guidance it needs to deliver first-class consistent support and care. Confident in managing budgets and resources, you’ll have an up-to-date knowledge of legislation and quality standards.
All team leaders work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service to the people we support.
A full, manual driving licence is essential for this role.
You have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services – paid at £60 extra per sleep-in.
Successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check.
Brandon reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
Brandon exists to enable children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism, or both, to live life in the way they choose. We provide high-quality, individualised support to around 1,600 people and have a staff team of over 2,000. Operating across southern England and London, support is provided by a widely dispersed workforce, including public spaces and the homes of the people we support.
Job Title: Care Team Leader – Redruth