Team Leader

£11.21 hourly
  • Making Space
  • Calderdale, UK
  • 27 Apr, 2021

Job Description

 Go with your Heart at Making Space

 Making Space is an award winning and values based national charity, we always aim high and our vision is to put Wellbeing at the Heart of Health & Social Care.  At Making Space, our focus is upon building relationships, connecting communities and providing quality care as unique as the people we support. 

We are looking for a dynamic Team Leader to take on the role of leading and developing our new advice, information and support service for Carers in Calderdale. You will lead the Carer Support Worker team in delivering outcome-focussed support for carers, with a key focus on introducing new service features relating to peer support.


Who we are looking for:

Kind Hearts – caring and compassionate, we do not judge and always act with kindness

Tailor Making – we take the lead from the people we support, we are skilled and work together

Dreaming Big – we always find a way, we are ambitious and always prepared to try

Having Courage – we do the right thing, we speak up and always prepared to learn

Being Ready – we face change positively; we build trusting relationships and never stop improving


The Role:

Reporting into our Regional Head of Operations, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management and delivery of this carer service, including  managing a team of staff, contract monitoring and compliance, networking and budgetary management.   

You will need to have previous experience of supervising staff, will be qualified to level 3 in Health and Social care (or equivalent) and will be qualified to level 5 in Leadership and Management (or equivalent /willing to work towards). In-depth knowledge of carer needs and experience of supporting adult carers is essential.

Beyond your qualifications and experience, we are looking for candidates who share our company values, and who truly want to make a positive impact on the lives of carers.  


Our Rewards:

We offer a range of rewards including:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Buy and sell up to 2 weeks additional leave
  • Occupational Sick pay scheme
  • Company pension
  • Free vocational qualifications level 3 and 5
  • Access to quality training and development
  • Career pathway opportunities
  • Lifestyle discounts through Love 2 Shop
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme


Forward your CV to quoting job requisition number:  R02226