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Team Manager, Supported Living Service

  • Location:

    Lancashire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £27090 - £27091 per annum

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Job Description

We are currently a dedicated and passionate team manager to lead and over see an Intensive support service for Adults with Learning Disabilities, complex needs with forensic backgrounds.

Your role will be to support the Registered Manager and staff team to deliver the highest standards of care and support, enabling service users to enjoy wellbeing, quality of life, and community connections.

You will promote and re-inforce a culture of responsive, person-centred practice and Active Support across the service. Relationships will be built based on respect and unconditional positive regard. You will be responsible for leading practice development and delivery across the service.

Key duties will include;
-Being the manager on Duty
-Carrying out Responder and Shift Leader responsibilities to ensure the most robust and effective delivery of the service.
-You will be responsible for rota management, deploying staff effectively to meet individual needs.
-You will ensure all staff receive regular and high quality supervision, coaching and mentoring to ensure they feel confident to fulfil their role.
-You will provide some direct support to service users ensuring that they are supported to develop socially valued lifestyles which build upon strengths, interests and aspirations whilst remaining mindful of risks present.
-Working alongside staff members as they deliver support monitor and observe their interactions and practice with service users, offering mentoring, role modelling good practice, guidance, support and opportunities to learn how to dynamically respond to risk appropriately
-You will be required to provide a practical response to service users behaviour that challenges for example if you are present when there is an incident, you will be expected to respond to ensure that staff feel fully supported with such challenges.
-You will review all Behavioural Incident Reports, providing feedback on the approaches used using our AirTable reporting mechanism, identifying learning outcomes. You will debrief staff following all incidents when you are in work and will use your time to coach and mentor staff to ensure they understand the importance of following behavioural guidelines.

The successful will have at least three years prior experience of supporting people with a learning disability and complex behaviours and hold a minimum of a Level 3 in Health and Social Care.

This is a full-time position working Monday to Friday with some flexibility for the service needs. The salary is up to £27,091 and you will be working for an excellent provider in adult social care which provides, training and professional development.

If you are interested in this opportunity or for more information and a confidential discussion, please call Brooklea Mills at BS Social Care on 01772 400100. Good luck with your Job Search.


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