Title: *Female Care Team Leader
Location: Maida Vale, W9
Nearest Tube: Maida Vale
Wage/Salary: Up to £19.00 gross per hour
Driver Essential? No
Essential: Previous leadership experience and must have prior experience supporting a client with autism and challenging behaviour. Non-smoker.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 30 contracted hours per week, combination of weekday and weekends
Family/Client Pets: None
Recruiter: Rachael Cordell
About this client/child:
Tracey aged 15 enjoys water play and going for walks. She also enjoys playing with her barbies. She lives at home with her mum, dad and younger sibling aged 12. She also has an older sibling currently at university. Tracey is diagnosed with autism and has significant learning and communication difficulties. She also presents with behaviours that can challenge, typically biting or scratching. Teresa is non-verbal but communicates via PECS and object of reference. She requires 2:1 support with all her daily and personal care needs.
Overview of role:
We are recruiting for an experienced Care Team Leader on a part-time, permanent basis. As well as providing hands-on support, your role will be to manage a newly recruited team of support workers providing 24/7 support. Full behaviour management training will be provided by Tracey’s Psychologist as well as bespoke training from the Speech and Language Therapist. Accurate record-keeping and documenting are essential, so you must be computer literate and demonstrate excellent communication skills.
The typical team leader-related duties involved are supervision of current carers, Rota planning, updating care plans, training, team meetings, liaising with professionals and client parents and diary management.
Hours: normally 6 hours per day. There would also be an expectation to work two carer shifts per month, which may be a weekday shift (4.00 pm to 9.00 pm during school term time) or a weekday/holiday shift (normally 10.00 am to 7.00pm). The family are offering between £18.00 to £19.00 gross per hour depending on experience.
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit someone who is confident at managing a team and has proactive attitude. You must also have experience working with a client with autism and be confident with behaviour management. Excellent communication skills are vital for this position.
What’s great about this job:
You will have the opportunity to lead a newly recruited care team, work alongside highly qualified therapists and professionals, implement new strategies and be fully supported by a Case Manager.
Who is recruiting for this role?
We are working in association with a private client/case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.