Trust Care

  • Southend-On-Sea
Are you currently an experienced Team Leader and looking for a new, exciting and challenging role?

Focus Care Agency are recruiting for a Team Leader to lead a small service in the Southend area.

The Organisation:

We are able to offer new and exciting career opportunities for individuals that are keen to work within an organisation that has achieved an outstanding rating awarded by CQC under the key question of ‘Responsive’. The organisation also believes in celebrating success stories and good practice and has recently had two finalists at the National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2017.

Our philosophy of service delivery aims to provide a high standard of quality care and support reflecting an ethos of respect for people by treating them with dignity and ensuring that their right to privacy, safety and security is maintained.

Focus Care Agency is a supported living provider that offers individualised pathways of care and support to people from their initial placements in residential and secure facilities; to their own homes in the community.

The organisation is an established business with an excellent reputation for their person tailored support/care, professionalism and staff empowerment.

The Role:

We are looking for an experienced Team Leader who is compassionate, forward thinking and committed to supporting people and also enthusiastic and driven and can motivate others.

The current service in Southend is supporting service users who have a range of complex needs, autism, mental health, behaviors of concern and dementia.

As Team Leader, your main aim will be to ensure that the needs for all individuals that we support within our services in Southend are met. You will take a person centered and outcomes focused approach, and will be responsible for the day-to-day management and operation of our services, including line management and delivery of direct support.

You will need to be flexible with shifts and there will be ‘on call night support’ that are completed by all staff following a rota pattern.

Skills/Experience Required:

NVQ/QCF in Health & Social Care Level 3 or more is essential
Minimum of 2 years’ experience being a Team Leader and being within support services for people with high complex needs, mental illness, learning disabilities, autism and/or challenging behaviour is essential
Full driving licence and having a vehicle for work purposes is desirable
A kind, compassionate, caring nature is essential and someone who is passionate about helping and working with people
Excellent communication skills and a strong command of the English language
Is able to work on their own initiative, but also in a team environment

We are offering:

Salary - £19,448.00 per annum/ £9.35 per hour (additional rates for on call night support)
Contract - Permanent
Full Time – 40 hours per week
Competitive annual leave allowance
Opportunity to take part in bespoke training
You will be offered full support with completing Health and Social Care QCF Level 5
Inclusion in our pension scheme
Career advancement and continuous personal development (CPD)
A very understanding, knowledgeable and supportive senior staff

To Apply:

To apply for this hugely rewarding opportunity and to work within a very reputable organisation and make a difference to the lives of others, please send us your details today.

If you would like to speak with the Recruitment Team, please call 01733 261233 and select Option 2.