Team Leader (Care) – Home Support

Harrogate

Closing date: Monday, 16th Dec 2019

Salary: £20,827.04 per annum/£10.54 per hour
Hours: 38 (7 am to 10 pm Monday to Sunday)
Weeks per year: 52
Annual Leave: 25 days plus 10 Statutory holidays
Contract: Permanent
Location: Henshaws College Campus, Harrogate
DBS Enhanced with Child & Adult Barring

Apply for this role by completing a mobile friendly application form or download the form below

In order to support our valued team members we offer:

 Pension scheme
 Access to Health Scheme covering dental care/physiotherapy/birth grant etc
 Access to confidential advice line covering legal advice, relationship issues, stress and anxiety
 Access to free of charge independent counselling service
 Free eye tests
 Free of charge DBS check
 35 days annual leave
 Flexible work patterns
 Enhanced sick pay
 Long service awards
 Career Progression
 Opportunity to buy additional annual leave
 Range of family friendly policies to support your work/life balance
 Training package with opportunity to obtain range of Diplomas in Health and Social Care

Due to  a change in  our Senior Leadership team and a new structure being implemented,  Henshaws is looking to appoint three caring and enthusiastic Team Leaders

Henshaws Home Support provide long term flexible support for people with a range of disabilities who live, or would like to live independently in the local community. This service has over 30 years of experience in supporting people to maintain their own tenancies. We have particular experience in assisting people in transitional stages of their life and for young people leaving specialist further education.

Henshaws is looking to appoint three caring and enthusiastic Team Leaders to assist the Registered and Deputy Manager with the delivery of a good level of care and support for the people who use the service whilst ensuring compliance with CQC and other regulations.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To help ensure that appropriate, clear and accurate systems of recording, reporting and quality control are maintained taking on specific responsibility for individual aspects of these processes
  • To act as a keyworker for individual people with more complex needs or external relationships
  • To be part of the system that ensures that Support Workers receive high quality supervision and appropriate support
  • Sleep in Care Cover
  • Work as part of the On-Call team

The successful candidates will possess excellent Interpersonal and organisational skills and experience of working with young people or adults with learning disabilities. Holding an NVQ/CQF Level 3 in Health and Social care or equivalent is essential.

Closing date Monday 16th December 2019

Interviews w/c 6th January 2020

For further information please view the job description and person specification. To apply please complete and submit an application form. If you would like to speak to a member of the team regarding the role please email recruitment@henshaws.org.uk.

External Applicants to complete online application form

Internal Applicants to complete an expression of interest to recruitment@henshaws.org.uk, stating how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the criteria for the role.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.  This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

Application Form (Mobile Friendly)

  • Section A

  • Employment

  • Your Work Experience

    Please complete details of your current and previous employment as requested below: • list the employment in chronological order, most recent first. • Please include your full work history from time of leaving school/college/university. • Include any posts that were undertaken on a voluntary basis.
  • Present or most recent employer

  • Previous Employment 1

    In date order most recent first
  • Previous Employment 2

  • Previous Employment 3

  • Previous Employment 4

  • Continuation of Work History

    Please list your full work history since leaving education
  • Gaps in your work History

  • QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Are you able to commit to training? * REQUIRED
  • Section B

    Information provided in this section will be removed prior to the short listing process for this vacancy to ensure an anonymous application.
  • About You

  • Do you have a Disability? * REQUIRED
    Henshaws is a Disability Confident employer
  • (If through a Henshaws employee please state their name)
  • Have you previously worked for Henshaws via an agency within the last 6 months? * REQUIRED
  • If yes, please give the name of the employee.
  • Eligibility to Work in the UK * REQUIRED
    You will be required to produce original documents to prove your eligibility to work in the UK at the interview/assessment stage and to also bring photocopies of them.
  • (Your National Insurance Number consists of 2 letters 6 numbers 1 letter)
  • Your Referees

    Offers of employment are subject to two satisfactory references, one of which must be from your present or most recent employer. Please provide details below of your referees. Please note references will not be sought until an offer of employment has been made. If you are unable to provide two employment references please provide an academic reference. It is against our reference policy to accept personal references; your reference details must be employment or education based. Henshaws reserves the right to approach any employer/ academic for a suitable reference in line with safer recruitment.
  • REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS & DBS CHECKS

    Due to the services offered by Henshaws, you may be required to complete an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB). Please refer to the job description for details of how this applies to the role you are applying for. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are "protected" and are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.
  • Do you have any convictions. cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013)? * REQUIRED
  • SAFEGUARDING

  • Have you ever been the subject of a safeguarding concern in either an employed or voluntary role? * REQUIRED
  • DECLARATION

    Henshaws holds information relating to you which is subject to the data Protection Act 1998. By consenting to this agreement you consent to Henshaws processing, both manually and by electronic means, your personal and sensitive data for the purpose of the administration and management of the work you perform and/or Henshaws business. "Processing" includes obtaining, recording, holding or disclosing information or data and carrying our operations on the information or data. "Sensitive personal data" includes information held by Henshaws as to your physical or mental health, your political opinions, religious or similar beliefs, or sexual orientation. Typical examples of items of sensitive personal data are SSP self-certification forms and medical reports.
  • I declare that the information given in this form is, to the best of my knowledge complete and correct; I also understand that any wilful mis-statement renders me liable to dismissal if engaged. I understand that an appointment if offered will be subjects to satisfactory references, health declaration and, where appropriate, DBS checks.
  • Equal Opportunities Form

    To meet our professional commitment to Equality and Diversity at Henshaws, we require certain information from employees. This information is for monitoring purposes only. It will be stored securely in line with the Data Protection Act 1998
  • Gender/Gender reassignment * REQUIRED
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  • Sexual Orientation * REQUIRED
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  • Disability * REQUIRED
    Do you consider yourself to be disabled as defined under the Disability Discrimination Act? Or do you have a long standing (at least 12 months) physical or mental health condition or disability? Does your condition or disability have a substantial negative effect on your ability to carry out normal day to day activities? E.g. Walking, communicating, reading and writing.
  • If yes please indicate what type of disability in the boxes below.