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Support worker team leader – Full time

  • Full Time
  • Northampton
  • This position has been filled.
  • Salary: £18,720 per annum
  • Reference Number: SWTL

AceRecruiters AceAppointments Ace Appointments

Midlands based job agency

Ace Appointments (Midlands) Ltd Permanent division is currently recruiting for a Support Worker/Team Leader to work within a busy and vibrant office environment within a prestigious charity organisation.

Pay Rate: £9.00 per hour depending on experience and qualifications

Hours of work: 40 Hours per week Rotating Shifts 08.00 – 22.00(8 hours to be assigned between these hours and working every 2nd weekend Saturday and Sunday with 2 days off in lieu in the week


Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Complete regular supervisions, appraisals, probation, investigation etc. meetings with staff under your supervision in line with the company’s policy and procedures.• Identify development needs and coordinate and deliver training to those under your supervision and ensure that all learning is implemented within the service.• Monitor the expenditure of the location under your supervision ensuring that all expenses are within the agreed budgets and are the most cost effective solution.• Enable Individuals to achieve independence as far as possible in all areas of their life by providing appropriate information and support (practical and emotional) to make choices in areas such as running of their own homes, finances, personal goals and the support we provide acting as a key worker.• Create opportunities for social and leisure activities encouraging individuals to present themselves as valued members of the local community as well as supporting individuals with communications with other organisations.• Apply appropriate intervention techniques for the protection and safety of the individual being supported and others during times of anxiety.• Support individuals to take any prescribed medicine or personal care where required ensuring company procedures are followed and records are maintained.• Provide a safe and comfortable home for the individuals we support, provide first aid, lead on health and safety assessments, fire drills and audits and ensure procedures are followed by all staff and maintenance issues are raised.• Take a lead role to ensure all records are maintained and updated accurately in line with company procedure including the care plans, incident reports, daily notes, as well as general administrative task for running of the service.Assist individuals with their daily activities to enable them to achieve independence Assist with and create social and leisure activities Assist in devising, implementing and reviewing care plans Participating in day, evening and weekend sleeping in duties.

It is desirable that you possess the following attributes:

Previous experience in a care setting of at least 3 year (essential)• Previous experience managing staff of at least 1 year (essential)• Hold an NVQ level 3 or equivalent in health and social care (essential)• Experience working with individuals with autistic spectrum disorders (desirable)• Involved in a “On call” rota or similar out of hours support (desirable)Experience working within a similar roleHolds a full UK driving licence have access to a car and willing to get business insurance on your vehicle as will be expected to use to assist service users getting about. Excellent time management skills. Forward thinking and able to anticipate problems Ability to work under pressure This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful group yet be able to enjoy personal growth and achievement. This brand aims to be number one player in its field.

Apply online, including your current remuneration details.

Due to the large applicant response to internet advertisements, only successful candidates with be contacted within 7 – 14 days. Thank you in advance for your application.

This vacancy is being advertised on the behalf of Ace Appointments (Midlands) Ltd who are operating as an employment business.

Ace Appointments (Midlands) Ltd is one of the longest established and most successful privately owned employment companies in the East Midlands. Founded in 1974 the original office in Leicester quickly gained such an excellent reputation that a branch in neighbouring Northampton was established 1976.

Much of our success stems from continuity and our commitment to ‘best practise’ within the recruitment business, enabling us to provide a professional and creditable service to our clients and candidates. As a result, we are proud that many of our clients and candidates have been with us for many years.

Ace Appointments (Midlands) Ltd employs experienced and professionally trained staff, ensuring continuity, reliability and creditability.

Ace Appointments (Midlands) Ltd is an active corporate member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and adheres to its codes of practise.