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Team Leader, Learning Disability Services

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Bexhill
  • Salary
  • £27,861 - £29,783 per annum pro rata
  • Closing date
  • 14/07/2024
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 30
  • Job type
  • Care - Adults
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/7545/41252
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/7545/41252
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Bexhill
  • Salary
  • £27,861 - £29,783 per annum pro rata
  • Closing date
  • 14/07/2024
  • 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 Bexhill. 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 Bexhill.

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Are able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, with the skills to manage staff and ability to identify the needs and support required for our clients.
  • Have the skills to communicate effectively through both verbal and written communication and the organisational skills to manage both their own and others time.
  • Are self-motivated with an ability to work flexibly and on their own initiative to meet the demands of the service.
  • Demonstrate they have the values required to work in the service such as kindness and compassion and to act as a role model to staff.
  • Are able to reflect on their own practice and be willing to learn with a willingness to participate in training and development programmes.
  • Are able to demonstrate how the travel requirements of the role will be met.

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

We currently operate on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.  You will need to be available to work between the hours of 0730 to 1930 on a rota basis.

For further information or discussion, please contact Mark Rix, Service Manager on 01424 726299 or by email on mark.rix@eastsussex.gov.uk

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 at Hastings and Rother Day Service, Beeching Park, Bexhill on Friday 19 July.

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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