• Full time
  • Part time
  • Hull
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: 11 per hour

Website Wellington Care

Wellington Care is an established provider of supported living and support services within the community, we aim to positively change people’s lives with the best quality support possible, we are currently looking to recruit Team Leaders in Hull.

We provide care and support to vulnerable individuals with complex mental health needs within the community – supporting them to live fulfilling and meaningful lives. We support individuals with daily routines, learning new skills and achieving their goals and aspirations. Our support is person-centered, and we are passionate about promoting independence for the individuals we support.

We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and compassionate natural leaders who are looking for a new challenge. We can offer a competitive hourly rate of pay, induction package and comprehensive training.

Applicants should have the following:

· At least 2 years’ experience of working with complex mental health conditions and challenging behaviour within an Independent Supported Living environment

· Experience in a Senior or Team Leader role

· NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care would be desirable

Salary: £11 /hour

· Interviews will be held in person at our Head Office in Hull; social distancing rules will be adhered to.

· For this position you will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and provide 2 satisfactory references.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

*In addition to the Community Support Worker job role

· To take the lead in managing a team of Support Workers, participating in all aspects of people management, in order to support and develop them to achieve their agreed business objectives. Including recruitment, induction, providing Supervision, Annual Appraisals and ‘back to work’ sickness interviews of designated team members, identifying training and development needs and making recommendations to ensure these needs are met through the annual training plan.

· To provide day-to-day shift leadership, practice development coaching and mentoring of Support Workers to ensure that the support and personal care delivered to service users is effective, appropriate and meets required standards.

· Ensure that care and support is delivered to the highest standard in accordance with individual care and support plans, best professional practice, company policies and procedures and the philosophy of care. Supervise and monitor all care practice

· Contribute to and be responsible for staff rota’s to ensure the service provides correct staffing levels and skills sets at all times to ensure that the individual needs of the service users are met and in line with regulatory requirements.

· To ensure that all service users have appropriate individual care and support plans which are regularly monitored and reviewed, including key working with service users in the development, implementation, monitoring and reviewing of individual support plans.

· To work with service users on a day-to-day basis encouraging them to become as independent as possible in all aspects of their lives including developing life skills, social activities and attending a range of appointments. To encourage and ensure optimum service user involvement within the service and ensure access to appropriate multi-disciplinary support services.

· To develop, maintain, liaise and negotiate with external agencies in relation to service delivery including service users support planning and implementation.

· To provide information and to prepare for Care Quality Commission (CQC) reviews, making proposals for the action plans post review and their subsequent implementation after agreement.

· To participate in the governance and quality assurance processes to monitor and review the quality of service being delivered along with designing and implementing action plans.

· To ensure compliance with the company Code of Conduct across the service

· To support the Registered Manager, to implement monitor and review health and safety practice in all aspects of the services, including risk assessments, to ensure full compliance with policy, procedure and statutory requirements.

· To represent and promote the service and Wellington Care as requested by the Registered Manager.

· To work flexibly to meet the operational needs of the service, which includes working shifts including, days, nights, weekends and bank holidays and covering on the rota and on-call duties.

· Participate in a rota of care for people who use the service as part of a team, promoting independence and offering support when necessary in areas including:

· To carry out any other reasonable and relevant duties as required

Generic tasks:

All staff are required to:

· Show courtesy and respect to tenants at all times to ensure that they enjoy the highest quality of life. Respect the confidentiality of tenants and their families at all times and involve families and friends in the service users care and develop their trust.

· This job description indicates the main duties and responsibilities of the post. It is not intended as a complete list and may be subject to review periodically.

Person specification

REQUIREMENTS:

Educational / Professional Qualifications:

· Level 3 diploma in health and social care (or equivalent) or

· Ability and willingness to work towards Level 3 diploma in health and social care

· Ability and willingness to undertake the care certificate and skills for care management induction

· Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy (or equivalent)

Skills/Abilities

· Ability to lead, motivate and manage a staff team

· Budgetary and administrative skills

· Excellent verbal/written communication skills

· Good knowledge of relevant regulations and legislation

· Good understanding of care/support plans

Experience

· At least 2 years’ experience working in a health social care setting

· At least 2 years experience working in a Team Leader/ senior role

· Experience of working within complex mental health and behaviour that challenges.

Character and personal attributes

· Flexibility

· Positive can do attitude

· Demonstrate a commitment to further and continuing professional development.

· Demonstrate a commitment to further and continuing professional development.

Staff perks include:

Savings scheme via HEY Credit Union
Cycle to work scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Staff discounts via Sodexo

call on 01482 680500 or email recruitment@wellingtoncare.co.uk

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@wellingtoncare.co.uk.