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Team Leader - Living Ambitions - Newcastle/Northumberland

Team Leader - Living Ambitions - Newcastle/Northumberland

Team Leader - Living Ambitions - Newcastle/Northumberland

Position Duration
Permanent
Role Type
Care/Support Worker, Team Leader and Service Manager
County
Northumberland
Company
Lifeways Group
Salary / rate of pay
9.00
Ref No
4578

Job Description

The Lifeways Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of support services for adults with learning disabilities, and we have a great opportunity over at our supported living service in Newcastle Area. 

If you believe that people have a right to choose how to run their own lives, then we would like to hear from you.

Services provided for people with learning disabilities, complex needs, physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries (ABI), and mental health needs.

Our new manager now wishes to recruit a Team Leader to supervise the delivery of this care

You will be overseeing the support of Service Users who have Autism, mental health problems, learning disabilities and behaviour that may challenge.

  • Experience of working with these client groups is essential particular experience of working with Service Users with mental health would be an advantage.
  • NVQ Level 3 or above/equivalent in Health and Social Care or the will to work towards the qualification or a minimum of 2 years learning disability sector experience is essential

We believe that all our staff team are fantastic and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them.

Here are just some of the ways we would value and invest in you:

  • 28 days holiday pro rata
  • Amazing Induction leading to a recognised qualification
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • Pension contributions into NEST Scheme on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings*
  • Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
  • Cycle to work scheme when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Discounts and cashback at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Lifeways Rewards
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Recommend a Friend Incentive
  • Award scheme and incentive recognition via My Lifeways

All applications will be subject to DBS checks and references. All our staff are very important to us and are an essential part of our service.

If you have previously worked within a similar environment or if you believe you have the skills to complement our service, we would love to hear from you.