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Service Lead – Learning Disabilities Fixed Term 12 Months

Are you a motivational leader within the Learning Disabilities sector that strives for excellence and aspires to help service users achieve the most out of every day? An exciting opportunity has just become available and will not be around for long! Look no further for your next exciting venture.

gap healthcare is recruiting for a Service Lead with experience of supporting service users with Learning Disabilities that display challenging behaviour the service is situated in Lowestoft, Suffolk. My client is well established and is a leading provider of support for adults with Learning Disabilities within supported living settings.

Salary – £17,877.60 – 18,817.59 per annum based on 30 hours

Hours – 30 hours will be inclusive of shifts and Friday must be a working day

Area – Ipswich, Suffolk.

Fixed Term Contract - 12 Months

Responsibilities – Service Lead – Learning Disabilities  

  • To be a member of the Management Team and deputise for the Registered Manger in their absence with regard to their overall responsibilities.
  • To attend weekly Senior Staff Meetings in a liaison and advisory capacity.
  • To chair Care Staff Meetings where designated.
  • To offer formal Supervision to members of the staff team as delineated in the Staff Support and Development Programme.
  • Where delegated, to offer Line-Management within the Staff Support and Development Programme for Care Staff.
  • To assist in the professional development of colleagues by involvement in other relevant aspects of the company’s Staff Support and Development Programme.
  • Deputy Care Managers will hold a responsibility for the following specific duties held in rotation within the group and the general organisation and operation of the home on set designated shift times.
  • Hold operational responsibility for a specific management aspect of the home (e.g. recreation programmes, administration of medication, etc).
  • To play a significant role in the training and induction of Care Staff, particularly in the absence of the Registered Manager.

Skills required – Service Lead – Learning Disabilities 

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and social care or equivalent and willingness to work towards Level 5.
  • Experience within a similar service is required due to having a working knowledge of CQC requirements.
  • Have experience in supporting service users living with Learning Disabilities such as Autism and may display challenging behaviour.
  • The passion and desire to motivate staff and service users to achieve their full potential.
  • Preferred, commuting distance from Ipswich, Suffolk.

Benefits –

  • Competitive salary - £17,877.60 – 18,817.59 per annum based on 30 hours
  • Career progression for high performers
  • Company benefits packages
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Full training and DBS covered by the employer 

The position of Service Lead – Learning Disabilities is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users on a daily basis. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity, then please contact Matt Duffy on 017 33 606 240 at the Peterborough Office for a confidential chat. Please note that the service is situated in Ipswich, Suffolk.

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