Supported Living Team Leader

£14.02 hourly
  • Black Country Housing Group
  • 27 Apr, 2022

Job Description

Do you have the passion and positivity to make a difference to the lives of people living within a Supported Living setting?

We have fantastic opportunities for Supported Living Team Leader's  to join our team's based in either Brierley Hill or Coseley.  You will join us on a full time contract,  35 hours per week, in return for a competitive salary of £14.02 per hour.

The Supported Living Service is made up of  four schemes within Dudley and Coseley, these services provide support to adults with learning difficulties and complex needs in their own environment.

In return for joining us,  we can offer a range of benefits including:

- Free enhanced DBS

- Weekend enhancements

- Generous annual leave entitlement

- Bank Holiday enhancements 

- Management Development Programme

 The main purpose of the role is to support the Supported Living Manager in the leadership of the team whilst providing person centered care and support to customers in their own home, enabling them to live a fulfilling life.

Specific tasks of the role include, but are not limited to: 

- Assist and devise person centered care plans and review progress, liaising with families and professional agencies as necessary.

- Communicate with support workers to provide support, guidance and information.

- Assist Support Workers to develop and maintain high standards of care.

- To implement staff rotas ensuring that the service is adequately staffed at all times.

- To assist with medication and accurate recording of medication.

- Represent customers’ interests and act as an advocate for the customers with other agencies and services.

- To develop and maintain a professional relationship with customers and help them to develop necessary life skills and satisfy needs.

Skills and Experience required:

- You will have experience of working and leading a team in a supported living environment

- NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care

- A full UK driving licence

- The post holder will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check and a six month probation period

- All staff will expected to follow our 4 values – Integrity, Positivity, Quality and Respect

- Have experience of  being 'on call' 

If you are interested in this role please click ‘Apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you! 

At BCHG we are proud to be an inclusive organisation and we are committed to equal opportunity and encouraged applications from candidates regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships."  

Reasonable adjustments  will be made available should you be invited to interview.