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Job Title: Team Manager - Learning Disabilities Supported Living

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Hours of work: 37.5 hours - You will need to be able to work different shift patterns

Location: High Wycombe & Harrow

Responsibilities And Duties
• To follow and review a prescribed care/support plan; this will involve helping the service user regain confidence, safety and independence.
• To assess and transfer service users and support users to engage in positive activities which promote good mental health.
• To produce staff rota’s/time sheets information either in written or computerised format to the Operations Manager on a weekly basis.
• Supervising staff on an individual basis and holding team meetings as necessary to aid communication within the team. Supporting staff through their induction period and the completion of the Common Induction Standards.
• To ensure all quality... performance target are met and feedback is provided to the Operational Group Manager/Head of Performance Management.
• To undertake the first visit of a client care programme to ensure the health and safety assessment is correct before handing the package of care begins, prepare weekly reports for the CPN during the first 6 weeks of placement.
• To collate monthly reports and ensure they are up to standard before presenting them to the Operations Manager for sign off.
• To be on call for your team and your co-Team manager covering their area of work in their absence.
• You will be responsible for auditing weekly medication
• To audit all service user finances and ensure that bank accounts are managed.
• Cover for staff sickness by either amalgamating the hours into your own rota or covering the call with another team member.
• Record Keeping – To keep appropriate daily client records in the approved form and to help prepare reports for reviews/ case conferences.
• To take part in, and contribute to regular reviews/case conferences.
• To support Service User liaising with family, other Health and Social Work professionals.
• To attend the meetings with the Care Co-ordinator to provide valuable feedback on each service user to help the team review progress.
• To consult the Care Co-ordinator whenever there is concern/ deterioration, significant change, unusual events, changes in social circumstances. Also to update the relevant team members on relevant progress of the Service Users.
• Health and Safety – Before a service is provided, there will be an assessment of Health and Safety factors from the Team Manager viewpoint as well as a Risk Assessment of any risks to the service user. The Team Manager is required to follow health and safety requirements generally and specifically to follow the individual assessments.

To promote and implement policies, procedures, practices and principles eg:
• Quality standards.
• Equal opportunity, anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive practices and policies.
• Health and Safety at Work Act and Health and Safety policies.
• Moving and Handling (current training certificate required).
• First Aid.
• Code of Practice for assistance with the use of medicines.
• Food Hygiene.

To encourage Service Users, Relatives, Carers and significant others to contribute to every aspect of the care plan to ensure that individuals are enabled to make decisions about their own lives and to make a contribution to the development of services in general.

Other Duties
• * To promote the philosophy of "ordinary life" and independent living according to the wishes of the Service User
• * To receive complaints and to help ensure that any complaints are fully investigated in accordance with Complaints Procedures.
• * To attend training courses relevant as required.
• * Any other duties consistent with the general level of duties and responsibilities of the job description.
• * To report any suspicion of abuse to the Operations Manager in line with the Adult protection policy.

• 25 days holiday exclusive of public holidays
• Pension
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Friendly and diverse and supportive culture
• Career progression, paid training

If you would like more information about this role, please contact careers@affinitycarerecruitment.co.uk or call us today on 01603 542652
Harrow United Kingdom


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