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Team Leader

Location: EDINBURGH, MIDLOTHIAN Salary: 24000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Care Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3047423
Reed Social Care are working with a Learning Disablility Service based in Edinburgh and West Lothian to provide an experienced Team Leader / Facilitator to begin work at the end of July 2017.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Support Worker/Team Leader, looking for the next step into Management or a Services Co-ordinator looking for a fresh challenge.

The role of Team Facilitator is highly customer focused on the people we support, their families and the team members who support them. You will be part of a management team and have leadership responsibility for a designated number of individual services working with all stakeholders.

As an effective Team Facilitator, you will demonstrate a sound understanding of the Personalisation agenda, Self Directed Support and the concept of choice and control. You will understand the need to keep decision making as close to the individuals we support as possible, whilst being clear on the level of decision making appropriate to your own role. You will develop an in-depth understanding of each person and use this to support people to achieve enhanced lifestyles and the pursuit of clear identified outcomes. Through building the capacity of direct support teams; you will be responsible for ensuring the development and quality of service designs and supporting strategies, for monitoring and review and ensuring associated processes are in place.

You will take responsibility for the design, and facilitative management of each person’s team to support the achievement of individual outcomes. You will demonstrate and model a high standard of practice whilst monitoring and supporting the development of direct support team members.

A knowledge of personalisation and its practical application in services.

An SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or other qualification which is relevant for the
purposes of registration with the SSSC and Care Inspectorate.

Knowledge of needs and aspirations of vulnerable people including people with learning disabilities and their families.

A strong belief in the inclusion of people with disabilities in the community.

Models a leadership approach and generates energy and commitment through their approach.

Financial/household budgeting skills.

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to use them effectively in different settings.

Ability to respond appropriately and effectively in an emergency or crisis situation.

Ability to give clear direction when required and confidence to handle complex staffing
situations .

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