• Brislington
  • Full time
  • Hourly Rate: £12.03 - £12.77

Website Brandon Trust

Are you looking for your next step in social care?

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. You'll work with the Locality Manager and Team Leaders, who will provide support and mentoring.

This is an exciting time to join the well established, friendly team who support 12 individuals with complex needs, who live in a residential care home in Brislington, Bristol. The team are reviewing the support they provide the individuals to help them achieve even greater independence and quality of life. You’ll have a passion for learning, fresh ideas and will share our values to help achieve a significant and positive impact on the people you’ll support.

About the role

Working in a shift as part of the team you’ll provide care and support to the people we support. Enabling them to do the things they want to do in the community, increase their independent living skills and in all aspects of daily living; from cooking to managing finances. You’ll lead and inspire your team to support individuals to live their lives in the way they choose.

The individuals at the home have high support needs, and you’ll support them in all aspects of daily living. This will include supporting with everyday tasks, for example cooking, cleaning and supporting with full personal care needs, as well as with eating, drinking and with mobility.

By tailoring your management style, you’ll provide support to your team based on their individual needs, goals and levels of experience. To ensure the high level of support and care we pride ourselves on is delivered.

Part of your role as a team leader will be to monitor your team’s performance by providing supervision and regular appraisals, to ensure that everyone is delivering the high levels of support and care we pride ourselves on. 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.

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

New Starter Benefits:
Paid DBS check
Paid induction

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