Care Team Leader

£13.00 - £14.00 hourly
  • Calm Futures
  • Jun 20, 2024
Full time Supported Living

Job Description

Are you a dedicated and compassionate individual looking to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those with learning disabilities, autism, and complex needs? Look no further – an exciting opportunity awaits you to become a Team Leader in our dynamic and supportive environment!


Position: Team Leader – Adult Social Care

Location: Mid Essex

Type: Full-time


About Us:

At Calm Futures, we are committed to empowering individuals with learning disabilities, autism, and complex needs to lead fulfilling lives. Our person-centred approach focuses on building a supportive community that nurtures growth, independence, and quality of life for our service users. We believe that every person deserves respect, dignity, and the opportunity to thrive.


Your Role:

As a Team Leader, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the well-being and development of our service users. Your responsibilities will include:


·       Day-to-Day Management: Overseeing the daily operations of our dedicated support workers, ensuring smooth coordination, and effective communication within the team.

·       Rota Management: Ensuring adequate coverage of shifts, optimising scheduling, and managing any changes to ensure seamless support for our individuals.

·       Direct Support: Providing hands-on assistance to our service users, fostering meaningful relationships, and offering person-centred care that caters to their unique needs.

·       Support Planning: Collaborating with service users, families, and professionals to create and implement individualized support plans, promoting growth and independence.

·       Mentoring and Guidance: Providing guidance and support to your team, fostering a positive work environment, and facilitating continuous professional development.

·       Quality Assurance: Upholding the highest standards of care and compliance with relevant regulations, policies, and procedures.

What We're Looking For:

·       Passion: A genuine passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals with learning disabilities, autism, and complex needs.

·       Leadership: Proven experience in team leadership, motivating and guiding your team to achieve exceptional outcomes.

·       Empathy: An empathetic and patient approach, understanding the unique needs of our service users and creating a nurturing environment.

·       Organization: Excellent organisational skills, enabling effective rota management and support planning.

·       Communication: Strong communication skills to facilitate collaboration with various stakeholders, both internally and externally.

·       Flexibility: Adaptability to changing situations, responding to evolving needs, and taking initiative.

·       Qualifications: A relevant qualification in health and social care, along with practical experience in a similar role.

·       Must be a care driver

Why Join Us?


·       Make a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable individuals, contributing to their growth and well-being.

·       Join a supportive and passionate team that values your ideas and contributions.

·       Opportunities for professional development and growth within our organisation.

·       Competitive compensation package and benefits.

·       Be part of an organisation that promotes inclusivity, diversity, and equality.

·       If you're ready to embrace a fulfilling career that combines leadership, compassion, and positive change, we invite you to apply for the Team Leader position at Calm Futures. Join us in creating a brighter future for those we serve.