LD Team Leader - Harlow

Location: Harlow Day Service - Learning Disabilities

Closing Date: 30 November 2021

Salary: £18,727 - £21,000 per annum depending on experience

Specific Hours: 37 hours per week

LD Team Leader - Harlow

Salary: £18,727.20 - £25,999.60 per annum depending on experience
Location: Harlow
Hours: 37 per week

The job role is to support the Service Manager to deliver ECL’S vision, to oversee the day opportunities service menus within a specified service design model within LD, PMLD, older people or inclusive employment, promoting a flexible service driven by customer needs.

It is essential that you lead the team to deliver person centred support to our customers, ensuring that all the skills and training staff have are used positively to support our customers and that our customer satisfaction is high.  This includes carrying out on-the-job observations, supervisions, appraisals and coaching of staff.

You should be friendly, approachable, supportive and adaptable to change, with the ability to support the implementation of the developing transformation within Day Opportunities working to high standards and ensuring the services are performing at a high quality, taking an active role in representing the service and ECL for internal and external audits and inspections.

The postholder will require excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to problem solve. They will build positive relationships with their stakeholders and be able to network across the organisation, within the local community and external partners.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and have the ability to problem solve, excellent IT and communication skills, will demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Requirements include:

  • Evidence of continued professional development.
  • Demonstrable skills in supervising and monitoring employee performance.
  • Ability to organise and set priorities, meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to cope under pressure displaying calm and patience.
  • Supportive of change, showing flexibility and reliability at all times.
  • Ability to empathise and be understanding.
  • Must be able to drive and have a vehicle for work purposes.

To view the full Job Description for this role, please click here. 

 What else can we offer you?

  • 24 days holiday entitlement (plus bank holiday) pro rata
  • FREE DBS check (which is a requirement of this role)
  • Health Care Cash Plan (including reimbursement for dental, optical and chiropody plus much more)
  • Reimbursement of professional subscriptions
  • Ongoing Training & Career development
  • Annual Performance and Pay review
  • Up to £1,000 Refer a friend scheme*
  • Up to £300 loan on starting (subject to eligibility)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme. 
  • Real job satisfaction in an environment where your actions deliver tangible benefits to people’s lives 

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We have a written policy on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders, which is available to view here.

We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.


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