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Residential Respite Services Team Leader


£30,000 Per Annum (Manchester)

Key Care & Support have an exciting new service. We are looking for a Team Leader for our new Residential Respite service.(37.5 hour week, some flexible working to meet the service needs).

The overall aim of the role is to lead and co ordinate the residential respite service, liaising with the Registered manager to ensure safe and competent respite is delivered in our residential respite service. 

Key responsibilities 

  1. To lead and ensure appropriate staffing resource is planned for each person accessing the residential service. 
  1. To assess and evaluate the respite provision for each person. 
  1. To ensure that personalised approach is always ensured for people in the residential respite service. 
  1. To liaise with the Registered Manager to ensure that the service runs efficiently and effectively, ensuring that the main focus is on the quality of life and service provision for each person accessing the respite service. 
  1. To be involved in reviews as and when required. 
  1. To provide hands on support within the respite home as part of your role to ensure quality of service is assured. 
  1. To liaise and update families and loved ones as required to ensure that communication is appropriate and as requested. 
  1. To ensure that the homes resources are fit for purpose and in working order at all times. 
  1. To ensure that general housekeeping is maintained to a high standard. 
  1. To be part of the oncall team for the overall service 

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a residential setting, ideally with respite services. Possession of a full, clean driving licence is required as driving the company respite vehicle will be a requirement to escort children to/from school, on agreed outings and other driving duty requirements as reasonably required. 

This profile details the essential requirements of the role, but is by no means exhaustive, and flexibility will be required, and any reasonable request by the registered manager will be delivered in a professional manner. 

Job Category: Residential Respite Team Leader
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Greater Manchester

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