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team Leader Learning Disabilities

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  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Permanent,
  • Team leaders,
  • MD TL Peter
  • 03/05/2024
Job description

Team Leader Learning Disabilities

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 are recruiting for a Team Leader for a residential supported living service situated in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. My client is well established and is a pioneering provider of Learning Disabilities care.

Salary – Circa £27,410 per annum depending on experience

Full time – Permanent  

Hours – 37.5 hours will be inclusive of shifts including some weekends

Area – Near to Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

Responsibilities – Team Leader Learning Disabilities   

  • To work alongside the Management Team to ensure a safe and well led service
  • Take ownership for key-worker duties and where appropriate look to develop and strengthen links with families, friends and relevant significant others.
  • 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.
  • Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is disseminated appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Contribute positively to the training and development of the staff team to include own personal development / highlighting any training needs.
  • To play a significant role in the training and induction of Care Staff, particularly in the absence of senior management.

Skills required – Team Leader Learning Disabilities   

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and social care or equivalent
  • 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.
  • The passion and desire to motivate staff and service users to achieve their full potential.
  • Preferred, commuting distance from Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

Benefits –

  • Competitive salary’s – Circa £27,410 per annum depending on experience
  • Career progression for high performers
  • Access to Blue Light Discount Card
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
  • Company benefit packages
  • Pension contribution

The position of Team Leader 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 at the Peterborough Office for a confidential chat. Please note that the service is situated near to Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

If this role is permanent, gap healthcare is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap healthcare is operating as the employment business. gap healthcare is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

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