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£24,491 - £27,041
Sleep in allowance (if applicable)
Social Care - Adult Service
Sunderland Care and Support is a trusted provider of high-quality customer focused social and health care services. We are seeking to recruit a Team Leader to work in a service supporting 6 adults with autism and behaviours that challenge.
The successful candidate should be able to encourage a workplace culture based on respect and dignity for those in need of care and support, who can help us ensure our company values are at the heart of everything we do.
Our Supported Living Services are designed to encourage customers to participate within their local community, develop a wide range of skills, and maintain a tenancy within the city of Sunderland.
Reporting to a Service Manager you will lead, manage and supervise a team delivering care and support in accordance with standards and legislation. In addition, you will oversee the development and implementation of care plans that are designed to provide meaningful choice and support to those in need of care so they can access services to help them lead the life they want.
We are looking for a Team Leader who will instil a culture of continuous workforce development through induction, probation, supervision and appraisal, as well as working in partnership with other professionals to ensure customers receive support which is designed to meet their needs.
You will be able to demonstrate leadership ability, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required in this role.
You should have experience of supporting customers within the social care sector, and either hold (or have the ability to achieve) Level 3 QCF Health and Social Care or equivalent.
Please contact Verity Burnett, Business Manager, on 0191 561 3304 for an informal discussion.
Application forms should be submitted via email to recruitment.SCAS@sunderlandcareandsupport.co.uk or via post to Recruitment Team, Sunderland Care and Support, Leechmere Centre, Carrmere Road, Sunderland, SR2 9TQ.
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you provide on your application form. We will contact shortlisted candidates by email to confirm the arrangements for interview and an online assessment. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notification as you will not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk/spam folder.
Due to the current restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, interviews will be via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful following the recruitment process any appointment will be subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.
Please note CVs or covering letters will not be accepted.