Team Leader

Westcountry Case Management Limited
£14.00 - £15.00 per hour
04 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Team Leader Required to work with a 16 year old young man with a brain injury in his own home, in the Plymouth area. Our client is a young person with a physical and learning disability following a cerebral haemorrhage when he was 18 months old. He lives with his family in an adapted property. He wishes to directly employ support workers to join his existing team. His family are closely involved. He attends a school five days per week term time and he enjoys being at home during the school holidays and after school. He enjoys socialising, using his sensory room, accessing his computer, walks and going out. The client has a friendly and cooperative personality, but can become agitated on occasions when he is trying to communicate with others. He uses facial expression, vocalisation and augmentative and alternative communication strategies. He is engaging and sociable and loves to have fun. The team leader is required to take an active part in the employment of the team when needed and thereafter provide regular supervision and co-ordination, being responsible for rotas and liaison with others involved. They will have a constructive relationship with the family to ensure the client is supported in a respectful manner, proactively encouraging a positive lifestyle. They will also work closely with the Case Manager to ensure the client's Care and Support plan and records are relevant and followed by the team. The team leader will work as part of the team in the provision of hands on care as and when required. Previous experience and full driving licence are essential. NVQ level 3 or equivalent in care is essential. Team Leader hours - an average of 30 hrs per fortnight. Additional Support Worker hours also available (to support the client on a 2:1 basis covering a 24/7 rota) to provide a full time role if wished. Pay Team leader Pay Rate 1: £14.00 per hour weekdays Pay Rate 2: £15.00 per hour weekend or waking nights - if and when required on occasion Support worker Pay Rate 1: £11.00 per hour weekdays/waking weeknights Pay Rate 2: £13.00 per hour weekends/waking weekend nights Pay Rate 3: Sleep shifts (8 hours) paid at National Minimum Wage (currently £7.05 per hour) or National Living Wage (currently £7.50 per hour) if aged 25 or over. Whilst our client will employ you directly, full support and supervision will be provided by Westcountry Case Management. You would be subject to DBS check and satisfactory references. All necessary training will be provided to comply with CQC registration. Applications to: Westcountry Case Management Ltd