Team Leader - Seeleys House
To support the registered manager in all aspects of service delivery within a Short Breaks Service ensuring quality and safety standards are maintained in line with CQC regulations and Fundamental Standards whilst also promoting person-centred approaches in meeting the needs of adults who have learning needs.
Seeleys House Opportunities and Respite Centre has been providing respite and day opportunities to hundreds of people for over 30 years. The centre offers valuable support during the day and at night when it is needed. Whether it is support during the day, or a short-term break, the team supports:
• Adults with learning disabilities
• Adults with autism
• Adults with physical disabilities
The centre creates time and space for personal breaks – not only for clients – but for parents and carers too. During the day, the team offers support through fun and meaningful activities, helping to ensure that people leave Seeleys House with a smile on their face.
• ‘Rebound’ therapy – a fun and lively activity based on a trampoline
• Stimulating sessions in our sensory room
• Skills sessions – like food preparation – promoting independence
About the role
To support the registered manager to deliver a high quality care and support service
To offer professional support and guidance to a staff team who provide direct care to vulnerable adults
To work in accordance with the legislative framework including the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Care Act 2014 and the regulations and standards governed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)
To ensure that the service is both safe and effective and delivers personalised care and support to people accessing short break service
To provide a safe and stimulating environment for Adults with disabilities.
To ensure that individuals needs are met in accordance with their support plan.
To manage staff effectively within the performance management framework
To work weekends and shifts including nights when necessary
To deputise in the absence of the manager
To ensure that all staff provide an excellent quality service in line with CQC regulations
To ensure that appropriate Risk Assessments are in place.
To have the ability to work a shift pattern
To deputise in the absence of the manager - To be able to make decisions, report incidents and manage difficult situations when leading a shift
Ability to manage safeguarding issues within the BCC framework
Support improvements within the service
Promote and enable a personalised service model
Understanding of Safeguarding adults and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
Please see the supporting job description
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