Team Leader Social Care


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Salary £23,322.00 based on a 39 hour week of which 24 hours will be on shift
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Job Introduction

We are looking to recruit a new staff team to support a young lady to move into their new home and to work towards the next chapter in their life.

Being non verbal, staff will need to have an understanding of using PECS, Makaton or First/Then Boards and have experience of epilepsy also behaviours that are perceived to be challenging.

Job Introduction

The individual enjoys crafts, listening to music and will sing and dance with staff, the individual likes to be at home but will need support to access the community to participate in activities such as swimming and cycling. Family are very important to them and will be involved going forward.

The individual works well being praised for positive behaviour.

Main Responsibilities

As a Team Leader within Gray Healthcare, you will be a front-line leader working alongside a specialist team to support an individual within their own home. We support people with complex needs, who may have a Learning Disability, Autism, Personality Disorder, Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Substance Misuse issues, and people who require support with their Mental Health.

You will lead your team to deliver outstanding care, assuring quality and safety. You will develop and review support plans playing an integral role in the evaluation of these with the Multi-disciplinary team. You will be competent in IT systems; including electronic rostering and digital records. You will also spend time working shifts to develop trust and rapport with the person you support whilst leading by example.

This role will be split between on shift and Team leader duties 

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will be providing direct management flexibly over a 24-hour period and providing quality assurance and full rota management ensuring safe, responsive and effective working practice. There is a requirement to work as part of his team and you may need to cover shifts at times to ensure that the gentleman receives the prescribed levels of support.

Experience with dealing with non-verbal individuals will be an advantage 

You will lead and role model for his team, oversee the rota, assist with the development of recovery plans, ensure that the PBS model is embedded within the service in line with the gentleman's strengths and needs and report on progress, risks, challenges and successes to both internal and external MDTs.

You will need to be a natural leader with great communication skills and possess an NVQ/QCF 3 in Health and Social Care or willing to work towards.

You must have a working knowledge of the Positive Behaviour Support Model (qualifications would be advantageous but not essential), be experienced in taking positive risks to enable an increased level of independence and be solution focussed when presented with challenging situations.

About The Company

Who are Gray Healthcare?

Gray Healthcare is a specialist provider of individually tailored community-based support for individuals with complex mental health conditions, learning disabilities and brain injuries.  Here at Gray Healthcare we believe that no person should remain in an acute or long stay hospital environment for a day longer than is necessary and that everyone, no matter their personal challenges, has the right to lead a healthy, happy life in their own home.  We look at each individual’s care requirements holistically to ensure that we create a package of care that is tailored specifically to meet their personal and rehabilitation goals.  We believe Gray Healthcare is a special place to work.  From the moment you walk through the door you will meet individuals who, like you, are passionate about delivering person-centred care in its true sense and who share the following key values:

• We are inspiring – we believe in providing individualised support that meets peoples’ needs and enables them to achieve their goals.

• We collaborate – we believe that the best outcomes are achieved when we work together with shared aims.

• We are unique – we provide market leading, high quality and bespoke support that exceeds standards.

• We innovate – we challenge ourselves to be pioneering and find new ways to support people better.

• We are honest & transparent – we base our relationships on trust and openness regardless of how uncomfortable this may be.