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Brandon Trust Team Leader - Children's Services (Bristol) in Bristol, United Kingdom

Brandon Trust has a unique approach to supporting people with learning disabilities and autism to live their lives with fewer limitations. You’ll provide great leadership and day-to-day supervision to your team of Support Workers to ensure that the people we support are being empowered to realise their goals.

With a bristol base, you’ll be a role model for excellent support, inspiring others and enabling them to thrive and achieve their ambitions.

We appreciate that everyone is different and as Team Leader you’ll tailor how you manage and coach people based on their individual needs, goals and levels of experience. It is your responsibility to lead your team to support people with learning disabilities to live their lives they choose. You’ll monitor team performance, by providing supervision and regular appraisals, to ensure that everyone is delivering the high levels of support that we pride ourselves on. You’ll also have finances and other resources to manage, and legal requirements and standards to meet.

It’s a role that can be challenging at times, but this is balanced by the unrivalled sense of long-term satisfaction it also gives. It’s an opportunity to be creative and feel inspired, both by your colleagues and the people we support – as you help both of them on a journey of growth and achievement.

You’re compassionate, you love working with people, have their wellbeing as your top priority, and are able to build relationships based on trust, respect and consideration. You’ll have some experience in a similar role and to be able to demonstrate good team management and development skills. If you’ve a relevant social care and management qualification, that’s even better. You’ll also need to be patient and understanding of people’s varied needs; able to adapt your pace to match theirs. A confident problem solver and creative thinker with good communication skills, you’ll overcome challenges with positivity, commitment and enthusiasm.

You’re passionate about what you do and are committed to ensuring that your team has the tools, mentoring and guidance it needs to deliver first-class and consistent support. You’re good at managing budgets and resources, and have an up-to-date knowledge of legislation and quality standards.

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Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.

We’ll respond to your application within 5 working days.

Brandon reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Position Type: Part-time (Permanent)

Advertised Salary: £22,170 - £23,527pa pro rata (£11.34 - £12.03 p/h) + benefits (dependent on qualifications & experience)

Advertised # of hours p/w (if applicable): 22.5

Additional advertised wording (if applicable): Plus extra payments for sleep ins and waking nights

External Company Name: Brandon Trust

External Company URL: http://brandontrust.org/

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