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Team Leader Adult Social Care- Shrewsbury

Team Leader Adult Social Care- Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury

Team Leader – Adult Social Care

Excellent Development Opportunities

Shrewsbury

£9.40 per hour (plus benefits)

37.5 hours a week including 20 hours admin between both services

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge to enhance their skills and career working for Bethphage, a forward thinking not-for-profit charitable business dedicated to supporting people with disabilities to live the life that they choose.

We seek someone who is looking for a new challenge and may be ready to step up from support worker to their first leadership role or, you may already have experience but seek a person-centred positive behaviour organisation that lives it’s values every day and invests in it’s people.

We are looking for friendly and positive Team Leader that will be working closely with Positive Behaviour Support team to promote the positive culture in the service.

You will manage a small person-centered team and work closely with the service manager across two established supported living services in Shrewsbury. Although this is initially a temporary role, providing maternity cover, job prospects and new business opportunities within Bethphage mean that we will be able to consider a permanent role for the right person, particularly if you want to build a career in a sector we are passionate about.

You will need to be a calm, caring, supportive person and a good listener to enable you to support adults to maximise their independence and well-being. You will have a ‘can do’ attitude and be ‘Person-centred’ You will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to adapt to the needs of the people we support and the organisation.

About our organisation

Bethphage is a registered charity which was established in 1994 and provides support to adults with learning and physical Disabilities in Shropshire and the West Midlands.
Everything we do is individually designed to enable people to achieve their potential and meet their objectives and need for support. The people that we support may live in their own home, a home that is shared with other people, their family home or a shared care home.

It is the aim of Bethphage to provide outstanding care and support throughout the organisation so it essential that you will be dedicated to providing the highest levels of care that you can.

You will be required to create a team that champions excellent support by actively coaching and modelling respectful positive approaches to achieve the greatest possible independence and quality of life for the people we support, based on an understanding of what is important to and for them.

Primary Duties 

  • Communicating effectively
  • Upholding dignity and protecting privacy
  • Working co-operatively
  • Treating people fairly
  • Working responsibly
  • Continuing to learn
  • Updating support plans and risk assessments

Essential requirements: 

  • Level two diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Level three diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Ability to work with and mentor staff
  • An understanding of the importance of Person-Centred Planning

Desirable requirements

  • Full UK drivers License

A full detailed job description can be obtained by contacting our HR team on 01743 272880

Benefits of Working for us

  • Competitive pay
  • Simply Health Cash Plan
  • Long service rewards
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • Recruitment awards
  • Paid enhanced DBS certificate
  • Paid training

Closing date: 4th December

Interview Date 9th December

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