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Team Leader Supported Living jobs in Rugeley

Team Leader Supported Living jobs in Rugeley

Job Title: Team Leader

Location: Rugeley , WS11 1AP

Salary: £24,375.00 - £24,862.50 per annum

We are pleased to be able to welcome an onsite Team Leader to oversee the day to day management of a beautiful housing scheme, providing person centred services to individuals living in their own apartments.

In our supported living and outreach services, individuals with a learning disability and autism are supported within their own homes to live as independently and as safely as possible.

We provide a wide range of support within these services including one to one assistance to achieve service user’s goals, accessing social activities and community resources, personal care, maximising independence, daily living tasks, medication and going on holiday.

Roles and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the management of a supported living scheme in the Rugeley area and will help develop and co-ordinate a flexible, high quality service for adults with a learning disability and autism. You will supervise and manage a team of staff providing person centred support to enable the service users to maintain their independence, experience improved wellbeing, and enjoy opportunities for personal development. You will ensure compliance with all monitoring and evaluation requirements and demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of the service through acquiring feedback from service users and stakeholders, and collating positive outcomes, whilst at all times ensuring the services are of high quality and compliant with CQC regulations..

Essential Experience

  • Previous management experience within a social care setting essential.
  • Strong leadership and experience working to CQC requirements necessary.
  • Ability to engage positively with service users and their families and to develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, self-motivation and resourcefulness.
  • Experience of supporting people who have learning disabilities.
  • Experience of staff supervision recruitment and management.
  • Familiarity with current national policy and good practice in the provision of support and support services.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to listen sensitively to others.
  • Ability to liaise in a professional manner with other agencies and to work in a positive way with the families and friends of service users.
  • A non-judgmental, accepting approach to working with people who may be challenging.
  • Knowledge of helpful approaches and strategies to support people with learning disabilities and autism.
  • Ability to carry out holistic assessments of individual support and support needs, including risk assessment.
  • Ability to devise effective individual care plans, risk management plans and protocols for managing challenging behaviour.
  • Understanding the person-centred aims and principles of Creative Support and the ability to put them into practice.
  • A high level of customer focus and the ability to lead/manage a team to provide excellent customer service.
  • Experience of consulting with service users and responding to their views in service development and delivery.
  • A relevant professional qualification such as NVQ/H&SC Diploma Level 4/5.
  • At least one years’ experience of supervising staff or managing services for people with learning disabilities.


  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employee Counselling Service
  • Hospital Saturday Fund
  • Staff Benefits Scheme
  • Carer development opportunities
  • Life Assurance
  • Paid paternity leave
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Carers leave up to 5 days per annum

Hours of Work:

Full-time hours: 37.5 hours per week. Hours to be worked flexibly on a rota which will include evenings, weekends and bank holidays according to the needs of the service.