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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £26,144
  • Glasgow (On site)
  • Closing 20th May 2024


  • Advertised from 23rd April 2024
  • 37.5 hours per week. Sleepover Rate: £12.00 per hour.
  • TL/CLW/ 18648

Role

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives and about the opportunities that Self-Directed Support brings to support each person’s individual journey?

Are you an experienced worker in health or social care, looking for an exciting and challenging personal development opportunity?

Do you have excellent Leadership qualities and a willingness and appetite for your own learning and development?

If your answer to these questions is “YES”– you may be the person we are looking for!

At Community Lifestyles, we are committed to developing and delivering high quality, individualised services which support people of all ages with a disability to live a full life, as active citizens within their communities.

In addition to providing direct support to individuals, some of whom may have complex needs, the main responsibilities of the Team Leader role include helping to plan, co-ordinate and monitor service delivery to individuals and to support, supervise and manage workers providing support to these individuals.

We are currently looking to recruit Team Leaders who are highly motivated, confident, and enthusiastic social care practitioners who are able to:

  • Make a commitment to individuals, enabling each person we support use their talents, fulfil their dreams and be in control of their life.
  • Work creatively and flexibly in their day-to-day work to provide positive leadership and support to their team, prioritising and delegating effectively.
  • Work with our Community Development Workers and others to assist in harnessing community assets and maximising independence.
  • Commit to their own learning and development.

The post includes evening and weekend working and may include sleep over provision/waking night support, as well as some support to workers out with “normal working hours”.

Our staff are our most important asset and as such we offer extensive training and development opportunities, including support to achieve an SVQ 3 and PDA Supervision qualification in Health and Social Care.

You will be part of a supportive, local team and will receive:

  • 38 days annual leave, inclusive of public holidays
  • Organisation sick pay
  • Paid PVG Membership
  • Eligible to apply for a Blue Light Card/ Blue Light Ticket Schemes offering discounts and savings
  • Registered with Concert for Carers
  • Eligible to register for a Costco Membership
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension Contributions

Application notes

If you would like to find out more about the role before applying, then please contact Robert Darroch (Consortium Manager) at: robert.darroch@key.org.uk

Closing date for completed applications 20th May 2024. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

For an application form, job description and copy of our equal opportunities policy, please visit our website at key.org.uk/community-lifestyles/jobs/Job?VacancyID=18648&ReturnURL=https://www.key.org.uk/community-lifestyles/jobs or you can get in touch via email at jobs@communitylifestyles.org.uk or telephone on 0141 342 1892 (24 hour answering service).