Team Leader, The Mews, Belfast

Closing date: 
30 Aug 2017
  The Team Leaders will provide leadership to a team of Support Workers. They will be responsible for ensuring all current and newly referred individuals receive high quality, person centred supports

 

 

The Cedar Foundation is seeking to recruit the following staff members:

 

Team Leaders                                                REF: 17/116/PL-D/WEB

 

The Team Leaders will provide leadership to a team of Support Workers. They will be responsible for ensuring all current and newly referred individuals receive high quality, person centred supports. They will provide direct support to service users and to staff to ensure best practice is promoted and person centred support is evident and will uphold the organisation’s values of commitment, excellence, diversity, accountability and respect.

The Team Leaders will ensure their own actions and behaviour complies with Cedar’s policy and procedures as well as statutory regulations and quality standards.

 

Hours:                         Multiple contracts

Contract:                    Permanent

Location:                    The Mews– West Belfast

Salary:                        3 point scale commencing on £18,035 per annum

 

Essential:

  • Numerate and literate to keep records, handle clients finances, maintain records and write reports.        
  • NVQ 3 (Health & Social Care) or equivalent or willing to attain a Level 3 QCF qualification.
  • Registered or applying for registration with the N. Ireland Social Care Council
  • ( NMC if nurse qualified) Can demonstrate previous experience of supporting people with learning disabilities.
  • Two years’ previous experience in a human services setting providing support/care.
  • Experience of working in partnership with service users, parents, health care professionals, carers, advocates and other agencies.
  • Good working knowledge of IT, specifically Microsoft Word & Outlook.

 

Desirable:

 

  • Recognised qualification e.g. nursing / social work
  • QCF5 Health & Social Care
  • Experience of working in a Supported Living environment
  • Experience of supervising staff and co-ordinating provision of support and personal care.
  • Can demonstrate previous experience of supporting people who have displayed behaviours that significantly challenge.
  • Can demonstrate previous experience of working in a Supported Living context.

 

Apply online at

www.cedar-foundation.org

 

Closing Date: Ongoing

 

THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

 

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John O'Reilly