Overview

We are looking for a confident Support Team Leader with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

You’ll be working either 32 or 40 hours a week, 4 or 5 (8 hour day) shifts per week, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at our North West Supported Living Services.

For this role you will need to drive, and have your own vehicle as you will be a Team Leader at all of our services including: Boden Street, Warrington Road, Townfield Avenue, Kingsway South and Rydal Avenue

Supported Living is an important step towards independence. We know how important it is for individuals to have the right support so they can live the life they want to live. We support adults with learning disabilities, autism, mental health needs or behaviours that challenge.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.


Your day-to-day…

  • Supporting the regional manager, management team and team members in the day-to-day running of the service
  • Responsible for supervising a team of senior support workers which is currently x3 full time
  • Ensure duties are allocated effectively and safely
  • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all the people in our care
  • Provide guidance & encouragement through physical & emotional support
  • Learn about individuals’ specific needs & provide help in the most appropriate way
  • Support with an on call rota for out of hour’s support 
  • Assist with medical & welfare needs and report as required
  • Safeguard
  • Maintain a safe & clean environment for all

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Opportunities for further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Flexible working with the opportunity for overtime
  • Regular coaching & appraisal
  • Expert supervision & peer support
  • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
  • Recruitment referrals
  • Level 5 Leadership and management after probation is passed

You are…

  • Genuinely driven with a desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
  • Experienced in chairing meetings with professionals and teams
  • Confident and competent in leading the service in the absence of Regional Manager
  • Experience in leading or being part of CQC or Ofsted inspections
  • Level 3 or above qualified in a leadership qualification in Social Care
  • An excellent communicator & a good team player
  • Sensitive & intuitive with the energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating & varied environment
  • Passionate about empowering & supporting service user independence

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Our expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.

Job Reference: CYG36650

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