Team Leader (Care Services)

networx Ltd
Up to £25,138 per annum*
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Team Leader (Care Services)

Kidderminster/Wyre Forest

Up to £25,138 per annum* (based on 40 hours per week)

To be worked flexibly and will include some out of hours and on-call duties on a rota basis

Health and Social Care / Extra Care / Public Sector

Our client currently has an opportunity for a Care Team Leader to lead one of their teams working within the Wyre Forest.

The successful candidates will be required to:

- Have a good understanding of staff management and able to demonstrate effective leadership skills.

- Performance manage and motivate Care/Support Workers in their team, to enable them to deliver quality care and support services.

- Develop and maintain good working relationships with partner organisations

- Raise awareness and promote the range of services available

- Manage referrals and the assessment and care planning process for people receiving services and ensuring reviews are actively completed.

- Plan and prioritise work to meet outcomes

- Monitor and drive quality and customer involvement in services and provide reports that evidence services meet commissioner's requirements

Due to the nature of the role a UK driving license and access to a vehicle is essential as is experience of a Care setting. Experience of working within an Extra Care setting would be desirable.

Care Team Leaders provide out of hours supervision duties on a rota basis. This is likely to be approximately 7 weeks per year (each week runs for 7 days).

*Starting salary will depend on experience and skills. Salary on appointment will depend on relevant experience and qualifications. Subject to satisfactory performance in this role, incremental progression may be available on a two-yearly basis. Currently the top of this grade is £28,791 per annum.