• Eastville
  • Flexible hours
  • Full time
  • Hourly Rate: £12.27 - £13.02

Website Brandon Trust

Are you looking for your next step in social care? We are looking for a full time Team Leader to join us in Eastville Bristol.

Do you have experience supporting people with a learning disability?

Brandon Trust is a charity supporting people with a learning disability, autism or both, to live life in the way they choose. Join us as a Team Leader where you’ll provide great leadership and day-to-day supervision to your team of support workers to ensure excellent support and care is provided. In return we provide a full induction, a variety of professional career development opportunities and a range of benefits.

About the role

You’ll join an encouraging team in supporting six individuals who live in Eastville, Bristol.

You’ll also provide ‘outreach’ support to three individuals who live locally in their own homes and in a residential home. We support people with autism and mental health. It’s a busy, complex service and would suit somebody looking to progress their Social Care career.

Working in a shift as part of the team, you’ll provide direct care and support to the people we support and model best practice. You’ll lead and inspire your team to support individuals to maintain their independence and to achieve their aspirations.

You’ll assist the locality manager in the supervision, coaching and mentoring of the team. Co-ordinate the daily provision of support and activities for people we support to ensure the delivery of a high quality, responsive and efficient service.

By tailoring your management style, you’ll support to your team based on their individual needs, goals and levels of experience. You’ll maintain employee engagement and performance through effective leadership, communication, supervision, appraisal and mentoring of all employees.

You’ll have finances and other resources to manage, along with legal requirements and standards of care to meet.

Provider Details:

Brandon Trust exist to enable children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism or both to live life in the way they choose.

We do that by providing high-quality, person-centred support that focuses on enabling each individual to achieve their dreams and truly live free.

About you:

You’ll have demonstrable experience working with people with a learning disability and ideally some experience managing and developing skills within a team. If you’ve a relevant social care and management qualification, that’s even better.

You’ll be a role model for excellent support, who can inspire others and enable them to achieve their goals. A confident problem solver and creative thinker with good communication skills, you’ll have resilience to overcome challenges.

You’ll have a passion for your work and be committed to ensuring that your team has the tools and guidance it needs to deliver first-class consistent support and care. Confident in managing budgets and resources, you’ll have an up-to-date knowledge of legislation and quality standards.
We provide a range of benefits, including on-going development opportunities, shopping discounts, GP helplines and discounted gym membership.

All team leaders work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service to the people we support.

The salary for this role is £23,999 - £25,467 pa pro rata (£12.27 - £13.02 per hour), dependent on qualifications & experience. 

You have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services - paid at £50-£70 extra per sleep-in.

Successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check.

Brandon reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

New Starter Benefits:
Paid DBS check

To apply for this job please visit careers-brandontrust.icims.com.