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Team Leaders- Jubilee Lodge Respite Centre & Day Service (Skipton)

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 Jubilee Lodge Respite Centre & Day Service (Skipton)

Salary Range

Contract Type  Established Full Time
Application Closing Date  10 June 2018

Vacancy Hours 

 Up to 37 hours per week

Weekend Working Yes


Interview Date 15th June


Venue for Interview TBC


Advert Details 

Team leaders Location: Jubilee Lodge Respite Centre & Day Service
Hours: up to 37 hours per week
Salary: up to £ 23,111

Do you have a passion for supporting and caring for others? Would you like to work as part of our Senior Management Team?

If the answer is yes, we have a great opportunity for you to join our friendly and supportive team at Jubilee Lodge. You may be looking for that next step in your career or currently working in a similar role.

We are looking for a team leader to work in our respite centre and a team leader to work in our day service. As team leader you will lead a small group of Learning Disability Support Workers, coordinating their work. The main focus of your role will be to provide support to people with learning disabilities in the community and to maximise their independence and potential in line with an assessment of their needs.

You will be challenged with making best use of existing mainstream services and resources to encourage social inclusion and help individuals achieve their personal goals and lead enriched fulfilling lives. A key part of the role will involve working with other Team Leaders and Learning Disability Managers in promoting and encouraging joint working and flexible approaches for your area.

The role will involve working to identify needs and support requirements of individuals and take action to ensure these are properly recorded and taken account of. You will also be responsible for assisting managers and others to promote and develop mainstream community services and employment opportunities that take full account of the needs of people with learning disabilities.

You will act as key worker for a designated group of people and be first point of contact for enquiries from their carers and families. You will work in ways which are consistent with the key aims of Valuing People Now, including promoting dignity, respect and human rights.

In return we can offer:
• Starting salary dependent on experience and qualifications
• Competitive rate of pay with pay progression
• Career development
• Enhancements for weekend / night working
• Excellent training and development opportunities
• A chance to build valuable professional relationships with families and other sector professionals
• Extensive induction with ongoing support throughout your employment
• Access to a wide range of resources to enhance your learning, knowledge and skills
• Generous holiday entitlement starting at 23 days per year, increasing by length of service
• Access to range of salary sacrifice schemes and discounts including green car scheme, childcare vouchers and home technology scheme
• Variety of competitive benefits including career average pension scheme with excellent benefits

For an informal conversation, please contact Sheona Patterson, Service Manager on 01609 533634, who would be happy to discuss the opportunity with you. To find out more about the role before applying please visit https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/opportunities-health-and-adult-services.

Key dates:
Closing date: 10th June
Shortlisting date: week commencing 11th June
Interview date:15th June

About the location
North Yorkshire benefits from easy connectivity to the A1M, M62, A19, A64 providing convenient connectivity to vibrant cities such as Durham, Teesside, Darlington, Newcastle, York, Leeds, and a little over two hours commute on the main train line to London. England’s largest county, it includes the stunning Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors National Parks, three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Pennines and a picturesque coastline around Scarborough, Whitby and Filey. We have cultural market towns such Harrogate, Thirsk, Ripon & Northallerton; offering the best of the modern and tradition, there really is something for everyone.



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