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Brandon Trust Team Leader - Plymouth in Plymouth, United Kingdom

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 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. In return we provide a full induction, a variety of professional career development opportunities and a range of benefits.

Working on shift as part of the team, you’ll provide direct care and support to a gentleman with a learning disability and autism, living in his own home. In addition, you will support and oversee some of the people we support on an enabling basis.

You’ll lead and inspire your team to support individuals to maintain their independence and to achieve their 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.

We provide a range of benefits, including on-going development opportunities, shopping discounts, GP helplines and discounted gym membership.

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.

The salary for this role is £23,999 - £25,467 pa pro rata (£12.27 - £13.02 per hour), dependent on qualifications & experience. 

You have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services - paid at £50-£70 extra per sleep-in.

Review the detailed Job Profile.

Successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check.

We’ll respond to your application within 5 working days.

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.

Position Type: Full-time (Permanent)

External Closing Date: 02/08/2021

Advertised Salary: £23,999 - £25,467 pa pro rata + benefits (dependent on qualifications & experience)

Additional advertised wording (if applicable): Plus payments for sleep ins

External Company URL: http://brandontrust.org/

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