Team Leader

Employer Information

Cedar

E: careers@cedar-foundation.org

T: (028) 9066 6188

W: https://www.cedar-foundation.org/

The Cedar foundation deliver a range of services that enable people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities. Our services are centred around the individual needs of each person and are delivered throughout Northern Ireland.

The Team Leader will enable service users who have learning / physical disabilities, brain injury and associated conditions, to pursue a valued lifestyle by supporting them with personal care as well as with social, emotional, spiritual and daily activity needs.

The Team Leader will mentor and supervise the Support Team and will work on the Rota on an as required basis that includes unsocial hours and weekends.

The service users living within supported living have physical and sensory disabilities and /or brain injury with associated needs and /or learning disability. The team is expected to deliver the organisation’s mission of providing quality support, care and accommodation to our service users by upholding the organisation’s values of commitment, excellence, diversity, accountability and respect.

Working in partnership with Choice Housing & Radius to provide a Supported Living Service to adults over the age of 18 with a learning disability at a range of sites including bungalows and apartments across West Belfast with West Belfast Living Options. The extent of support provided ranges from 1hr to 24 hrs per day, with support and guidance in all daily living tasks including, personal care, leisure and social skills and household management.

Hours:                  30 hours per week plus sleep ins
Contract:             Initially 10-12 months with possibility of being made permanent
Location:             West Belfast Living Options, 151 Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8BS
Hourly Rate:       £10.75 per hour plus sleep in payments

Essential:           
Numerate and literate to keep records, handle service users finances, maintain records and write reports.   
                 
 AND
NVQ 3 (Health & Social Care) or equivalent or willing to attain a Level 3 QCF qualification.
 

Two years’ previous experience in a human services setting providing support and care.
 
Experience of working in partnership with service users, parents, health care professionals, carers, advocates and other agencies.

Flexibility to work on a rota basis that may require sleep over duties.
Hold a full current driving licence valid for use in the UK and have access to a vehicle.
*consideration will be given to alternative travelling proposals in respect of applicants with a disability who cannot hold a licence

                     
Benefits:
Starting on 32 days leave (pro rata) in each leave year (inclusive of public and statutory holidays)
· Cedar offer an enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme consisting of 5% employee
contribution and 4% employer contribution.
· Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
· Investor in People Champion with commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities
· Recognition & reward incentives aligned to high standards of performance
· Cycle to work scheme
· Access 24/7 Doctors Line
· Health Cashback scheme
· Special offers at over 600 leading high street and online retailers

THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
 

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