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Team Leader - Learning Disability

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Lewes
  • Salary
  • £27,861 - £29,783 per annum pro rata
  • Closing date
  • 21/04/2024
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 30
  • Job type
  • Care - Adults
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1249/39954
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1249/39954
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Lewes
  • Salary
  • £27,861 - £29,783 per annum pro rata
  • Closing date
  • 21/04/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 30
  • Job type
  • Care - Adults

 

Are you ready to take the next step forward in management? If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen in our Learning Disability Day Services.

As a Team Leader you will be part of a great management team providing day services to adults with a learning disability in Lewes. Ensuring the service provides excellent, strength based and outcome focused support to clients, so they have a great day and are part of their local community. Leading support staff to provide excellent opportunities and support to clients. Leading and building the team, making day to day decisions, considering health & safety and quality assurance.

As a Team Leader, you lead in making a real difference to a person’s life by ensuring we have skilled and competent teams who attend to the small and personal details that really matter to our clients. Coaching and mentoring the team, bring good communication skills.

You will Lead and coordinate a staff team, including rota planning. Liaise with parent’s carers, stakeholders, and other professionals, attend associated meetings, preparing reports and support planning.

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed person to join us in the role as team Leader in our Day Service in Lewes.

We are looking for Candidates who

  • Are able to lead a team of support workers to provide responsive support to people with a learning disability.
  • Are committed to providing excellent support, undertake continuous learning, and have a good team working ethos.
  • Have good ICT skills, including proficient use of Word, Excel, email and Outlook with the ability to produce information in an accessible format.
  • Have the ability to build and maintain professional and positive relationships with stakeholders, parents, carers and colleagues to benefit the individuals we support.
  • Have good leadership, communication and organisational skills.
  • Have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle at all times.

You will have access to excellent induction and training opportunities that will enhance and develop your skills to achieve your career goals.


To apply for this role please follow the ‘Apply Now’ button above. When completing your application be sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests.

Interview will take place on Friday 26 April 2024

This position is graded at Single Status 8, with scale points of 20 to 22, which equate to £27,861 to £29,783 per annum. This post is for 30 hours per week over 4 days and the salary will be pro rata.

We currently operate on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.  You will need to be available to work between the hours of 8:00 to 19:30 on a rota basis.

For further information or discussion, please contact Gemma Wanstall, Service Manager on 07748147615 or by e mail on gemma.wanstall@eastsussex.gov.uk or Helen Futcher, Practice Manager on 0797403693 or by e mail on helen.futcher@eastsussex.gov.uk

There’s an exciting range of staff benefits too, from our in-house health and wellbeing services to fantastic discounts and deals from major brands and local businesses, across a range of retailers. More information can be found on our benefits page.

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits. 

If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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