This position is a secondment based at our Selig Court Independent Living resource in Golders Green, NW11. The secondment is for 6 months, ending 31 March 2019. The salary will be pro rata'd for 6 months. The working hours are 36.25 each week, worked on a rota basis to include working every other weekend and occasional evenings where required. ONLY EMPLOYEES NEED APPLY.
Working in a friendly, interesting and compassionate team in a great building within a multi service complex. The role of Independent Living Team Leader is to ensure the we provide our tenants/Service Users with safe, compassionate and person-centred support and care. Building relationships with tenants and their families and encouraging inclusion in community activities and other social and recreational opportunities within the scheme and in the wider local environment. Team Leaders provide support to tenants by enabling, encouraging and promoting independence and providing choice.
The role of Team Leader is to support Care Assistants to deliver high quality services, demonstrating Best Practice, undertaking supervision and observation of care assistants in tenants’ own flats. Team Leaders are responsible for completing risk assessments, reviews and ensure staff work safely and keep Service Users safe from harm and abuse.
You will be working with two other team leaders, and will deputise for the Deputy Manager in their absence. Working in new purpose built apartments, providing a great living experience for tenants and strong leadership for staff you manage. We are looking for a new member of the management team who has positive energy, enjoys working with people and understands the importance of team working. Team leaders need to be able to make decisions independently, and develop trusting and respectful; relationships with all members of the team and tenants and their families.
Team Leaders take responsibility in their roles and you will need to be flexible in your way of working as you will work one weekend in two for either a morning or afternoon shift. You will need to have high personal standards of timekeeping and attending as a role model for staff you supervise. The scheme houses Older People including a number of Holocaust Survivors, so you will be someone who is interested in other people. All training in terms of understanding the Jewish way of life is provided during our extensive induction training.
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