Team Leader

13.00 - 14.50 GBP Hourly + GBP13.00 - GBP14.50/hour
16 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Team Leader required in Wolverhampton

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic team leader to join and lead a small team supporting a gentleman with an acquired brain injury, a visual impairment and some cognitive difficulties to live an independent and active life.

The role is made up of a combination of mostly 'on shift' hours to be worked across a seven day week, including some weekends, plus 5 supernumerary hours for team leader responsibilities, such as preparing rotas, facilitating supervisions of support staff and other administrative duties as specified in the job description.

The team leader will be expected to attend meetings and supervision as required outside of their usual working hours. You may also be required to help with providing cover during periods of annual leave and sickness among the team.

Duties include supporting the client with personal care, as well as identifying and accessing a range of leisure activities in and around the local community, and implementing interventions recommended by a range of therapy professionals involved with the client's care. You will be responsible for the safety and wellbeing of the client while promoting his independence and social skills.

Experience of working with people with an acquired brain injury is essential, as is experience of leading a team, while an ability to motivate and inspire others would be advantageous. Candidates will need to have flexibility in their approach, a commitment to social inclusion and an enhanced DBS clearance. A full driving licence is also essential.

Rate of Pay: GBP13.00p/h on weekdays; GBP14.50p/h at weekends

Sleep-in shift rates - GBP75.00

Shifts - worked across a seven day rota, to include days, nights (sleep-ins) and weekends

Required experience:

Support Work: Minimum 3 years (ideally with at least one year at senior / team leader level)

Job Location:


Required qualifications:

NVQ Level 3 Health & Social Care (preferable)

Interested? Please call (phone number removed) quoting reference BAL/SC/TL 09/19


Do you hold a full drivers' licence?

Do you have experience of working with people with an acquired brain injury and / or a visual impairment?

Do you have experience of leading a team?