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Team Leader - Seeleys House

  • Location: Beaconsfield
  • Ref: FS05586
  • Closing date: 25 June 2017
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Salary: £23,310 - £24,592


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. 

About us

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.

Activities include:

• ‘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.



About you

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

Good communicator

Understanding of Safeguarding adults and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Other Information

Please see the supporting job description

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