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Acting Team Leader

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Huddersfield, Yorkshire and Humber
Salary
£10.10 an hour (£12.35 for acting duties, base rises to £10.35 post probation)
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Learning Disability
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Job Details

We are looking for an outstanding Acting Team Leader for Yorkshire Supported Living.

We provide a supported living service in West Yorkshire at four different services in Huddersfield. The services provide specialist support for adults with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs within their own accommodation.

Each accommodation offers individuals the opportunity to hold their own tenancy agreement with a Registered Housing Provider. Individuals who are supported in this service may have previously been detained within a hospital setting and are ready for a step down placement within their local community. We provide specialist input and risk assessment to manage and reduce high risk or offending behaviour for individuals stepping down from secure, forensic or long-stay settings.

Main duties of the job
Your Day-to-Day...
  • To act as buddy to new Support Workers
  • Ensure that the role and responsibilities of the Support Worker is full understood and demonstrated by all support staff.
  • Act as a Role Model with professional behaviour, respecting residents and confidentiality, developing other Staff, sharing knowledge and skills, and being supportive when there are crises or incidents.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that new initiatives, changes in policy and procedure are cascaded to support workers, implemented and consistently applied on the ward to agreed standards and timescales.


About us

For more information please visit: https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/locations/yorkshire-supported-living/

Job description
Job responsibilities

We are looking for an outstanding Acting Team Leader for Yorkshire Supported Living.

We provide a supported living service in West Yorkshire at four different services in Huddersfield. The services provide specialist support for adults with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs within their own accommodation.

Each accommodation offers individuals the opportunity to hold their own tenancy agreement with a Registered Housing Provider. Individuals who are supported in this service may have previously been detained within a hospital setting and are ready for a step down placement within their local community. We provide specialist input and risk assessment to manage and reduce high risk or offending behaviour for individuals stepping down from secure, forensic or long-stay settings.

Your Day-to-Day...
  • To act as buddy to new Support Workers
  • Ensure that the role and responsibilities of the Support Worker is full understood and demonstrated by all support staff.
  • Act as a Role Model with professional behaviour, respecting residents and confidentiality, developing other Staff, sharing knowledge and skills, and being supportive when there are crises or incidents.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that new initiatives, changes in policy and procedure are cascaded to support workers, implemented and consistently applied on the ward to agreed standards and timescales.

We're looking for people who have:
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills and the ability to be a good team player
  • Sensitive and intuitive with the energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating & varied environment
  • Helping to empower & support service user independence.
  • Flexible to work 12 hour shift patterns on a rota basis including weekends

NVQ level 2 or equivalent in a relevant care setting is preferable but not essential.

Location Information

For more information please visit: https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/locations/yorkshire-supported-living/

Person Specification
General Requirements
Essential
  • Please refer to job description above

Desirable
  • Please refer to job description above


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Company

Empowering people and making a positive difference

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users and their families. Our purpose is to care, enable & make a positive difference. Our vision is to be the preferred provider & employer of choice in our sector.

Our great team believe in -

  • Togetherness
  • Patients, service users & their families are at the heart of what we do
  • Making a real difference in people's lives
  • Building caring relationships to improve mental health

Dedicated people who change lives together

At Cygnet, our people work across many different teams that pull together to achieve excellent outcomes for those in our care. So wherever your strengths lie, you can make the most of them with us – and enjoy a rewarding career that makes a significant difference to others.

Join one of our dedicated teams and be part of something meaningful:

  • Leadership Team
  • Doctors & Consultants Team
  • Nursing Team
  • Allied Health & Psychology Team
  • Education Team
  • Care & Support Team
  • Hospitality & Non-clinical Team

 

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