Adult Team Leader

Learning Disabilities
£10.00 - £11.46 per annum DOE
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job description

We have a full time, permanent job vacancy for an Adult Team Leader for a Supported Living Service for adults with Learning Disabilities close to the Wallsend area of North Tyneside, Tyne & Wear.

This job would be ideal for a Senior Support Worker who is looking for the next step in their career. The role may also suit candidates living in Newcastle city centre (20-minute commute), North Shields (15-minute commute), and surrounding areas of Tyneside.

  • £10.00 - £11.46 per hour DOE.
  • Full-time, 37.5 hours per week on shift basis.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop.
  • Level 3 Health & Social Care - essential.
  • Experience working with adults with Learning Disabilities - essential.
  • Experience as Senior/Supervisor/Team Leader – essential.
  • Car Drivers – essential.

The Provider

This employer believes that everyone should be themselves no matter what. They ensure that the adults they support have the same opportunities as everyone else and that their disabilities are not a barrier. This is a very well-established organisation that actively promotes from within and can offer a fantastic future for those wanting to pursue a career within the Learning Disabilities sector. You would be joining a unique provider who promotes independence for the adults they support who all live in their own flats or supported living schemes.

The Role

As an Adult Team Leader, you will support the Service Manager overseeing the day-to-day management of the Supported Living service, the adults they support, and supervise the staff team on a daily basis. The service supports adults living with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health conditions and complex needs. Your job will be to ensure the service is safe, flexible, and caring. You will ensure the team is encouraging and supporting the individual/s with everyday living, this includes socially activities, physical activities, offering housing & financial advice, learning life skills such as cooking, budgeting whilst ensuring that they are safe within their home and the wider community.

  • Rota Planning
  • Dealing with outside agencies and relatives.
  • Carrying out Assessments and developing the needs of the people we support
  • Supervising & mentoring the staff team to be the best Support Workers they can be.



So, could you make a difference? Do you believe everyone should have the same opportunities in life? If so, and you have the experience and passion we are looking for in an Adult Team Leader, then please click apply.

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