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Team Leader (Wakefield)

Employer
Northern Healthcare
Location
Wakefield
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
5 Aug 2021
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Job Details

Northern Health Care Ltd provides mental health recovery services across the North of England. Our services include both residential units and community outreach including 24 hr support and access to experienced qualified staff.

As a Team Leader you'll provide support to Northern Healthcare Service Users in line with the Organisation's aim to provide a high quality, reliable support service tailored to suit each of our service users individual support plans to promote independence and choice.

Role description and Key duties

You will be working in one of our 24 hour supported living, mental health rehabilitation units based at Amy Johnson House in Hull.

This role will be full time, 12-hour shifts, rotating on days (8am-8pm) and waking nights (8pm-8am).

You will be caring, compassionate and committed to provide the support that allows our clients to lead ordinary lives. A positive attitude, friendly, caring & understanding nature are an absolute must.

You will assist the Manager to organise the day to day running of the service provision through the policies, training, supervision and guidance provided by the company.

You will maintain care skills at a current level and undertake such training and development as may from time-to-time be required to maintain practices as up-to-date.

You will support the manager in achieving the aims and objectives of the Company and maintaining the level of quality of service provided to the service users.

You will provide care in accordance with current best practices, according to policy and procedures, agreed standards, legislative requirements, relevant regulations under the direction of the Manager, and within the financial plans agreed from time-to-time.

You will supervise the care services within the unit in accordance with agreed standards.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop effective working relationships with Unit Management
  • Support an open, positive and inclusive Management culture
  • Participate in the development of the Unit's policies
  • Participate in the evaluation of the Unit against agreed organisational goals, as we all business and quality objectives
  • Work to establish effective employer-employee relationships
  • Minimise legal risks
  • Participate in the maintenance of The Home's management information systems
  • Assist in the formulation and implementation of care policies and procedures
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of the standards required by legislation related to the registration of the unit
  • To maintain confidentiality at all times and carry out the Company's confidentiality Policy.
  • To manage day to day service provision by producing detailed work schedules for care workers and providing written and verbal instructions and guidance.
  • Systematically solve day-to-day problematical issues which arise


  • Ideally, you will have previous experience within a Supported Living environment and have gained your level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care.

    Company Benefits:
    • Company Pensionscheme and contribution
    • Free car parkat majority of our sites
    • FREEEnhanced disclosure check (DBS)
    • Blue Light Card- range of exclusive online offers and in-store discounts
    • Blue Light Insurance
    • Flexible working week
    • Progression opportunitiesto various roles such as Teal Leader, Deputy Service Manager or Service Manager
    • Up to 28 days annual leave (including BH)
    • Access to discounted products and services andCarer and Care Worker benefits
    • Apprenticeships inHealth and Social Care, Business Administration, Management and many more
    • Sovereign Healthcare Cover- including Dental, Optical, prescriptions and physiotherapy*
    • Employee Assistant Programme- offering holistic solutions, fast-tracked physiotherapy, mental health support and workplace adjustments
    • Annual Staff Awards in various categories
    • "Thank you" awards

    If you're passionate about Putting People First and making a real difference, then we want to hear from you!


    Internal applicants -
    Please note the role will be considered initially as an Acting Team Leader.

    Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us.


    Northern Healthcare reserve the right to remove this vacancy at any time due to higher than expected applications that we receive.


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