Team Leader - Internal

Adults & Health
Adults Social Care Operation
Social Care - Adults
Huddersfield and surrounding areas
Full Time, Temporary
Up to January 2021
Grade 6

£19,554 - £21,166

Internally restricted job. To apply for this job you must be an employee of the Council for the duration of the recruitment process – up to and including the start date. You must also be a substantive employee (or an employee with 12 months continuous service or more) of the Council or an Apprentice. Please note that if you work for an Academy you are not an employee of the Council.

Highfields is for adults who have a learning disability and who may have additional physical disabilities too. It is a safe, informal, friendly place for people to meet others and take part in activities that will help maintain their life skills. It also gives carers and family the chance to have some ‘me time’ and a rest.

Reporting to a Deputy Manager, you will be part of a team consisting of other Team Leaders and Support Workers.  You will also be part of a larger multi-disciplinary team working in partnership with health staff assessors and the independent sector.

You will have a role in establishing and maintaining relationships with service users, relatives and other professionals.  The primary focus of your role is to ensure the provision of quality support to service users which exceeds Care Quality Commission expectations and standards.  This will, of course, include direct support provision and you will also support the Support Workers checking on service users regularly as well as preparing light snacks for service users.  Your role here is to act as a role model whilst providing support and direction where necessary to make sure duties are carried out effectively, efficiently and in line with service objectives, policies, procedures and standards.

25 May 2020, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
To apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period.  

Applications for secondments will only be accepted if approved by your manager, you will be asked to confirm on your application form that you have the relevant permission.  

If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Related information

This vacancy is closed to applications.