What does a Support Team Leader at Lifeways do?
Within Lifeways, a Team Leader undertakes the vital responsibility of overseeing our supported living services. They ensure that excellent support is delivered to the people we support, enabling them to live full, happy, and independent lives.
As a leader, they oversee a designated group of dedicated Support Workers, making this is a supervisory role. They are expected to supervise each Support Worker regularly formally and informally by offering guidance, training, and mentoring.
Other main parts of the role include ensuring compliance with all external regulatory standards and that systems and standards are maintained to a high quality.
When recruiting for Lifeways, we need to know we are bringing the right people for the job. It takes a special type of person to work in the care sector. That's why we look for a person with an NVQ Level 3 and / or a minimum of three years' experience within the learning disability or mental health sector.
However, we also look for people with desired attributes and values. Our Team leaders display a level of judgment and initiative. Along with all our colleagues, they have a caring and supportive attitude towards others which is founded on respect and an effective work style which is responsive, participative, and creative.
Our Team Leaders and seen as self-starters with attention to prompt timekeeping. They are also organised with the ability to meet deadlines and fulfil obligations. They have excellent communication skills and offer a person-centred approach to service delivery.
Did you know we are hiring Team Leaders in the North West? You can join Lifeways, the UK's largest provider of adult care. At Lifeways, we are looking for passionate people to join our team and be part of something special.
With 25 years of experience and over 11,000 colleagues, we can offer you a role in a rewarding and important industry. You can be part of a secure sector that makes a difference in people's lives.
To see our list of Team Leader vacancies in the North West and all of our job opportunities on our careers page.