Rehab Group: Team Leader for Longford Supported Accommodation

A commitment to living the organisational values of Team work,
Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality

Are you looking for a role in a challenging, yet extremely rewarding environment? Do you have the compassion and the strength of character to help people with disabilities, live independent lives? We are Rehabcare, the health and social care division of the Rehab Group. We deliver quality, client focused, services. We are looking for an experienced Team Leader to join our team. You will promote the development of independent living skills, while you assist our service users in their day to day tasks. Their safety and wellbeing will be your utmost priority at all times. You will nurture their ability to make their own choices and support them every step of the way, as they reach their full potential. You will be a champion of dignity, empathy and inclusion for all people with disabilities, within the community.

Team Leader for Longford Supported Accommodation, Co Longford

Permanent, 35 hours

Job Purpose

The Team Leader will assist the Residential Services Manager in the delivery of a quality client focused service. They will have a role in the management and planning of the existing service, to adults with Acquired Brain Injury and Mental Health issues who have a varying disabilities & complex health needs in a person centred respite service. Implementing and ensuring HIQA regulations and RehabCare standards while overseeing the delivery of a quality, customer focused service.

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • A third level graduate, Health & Social Care or equivalent as outlined in the list of qualifcations.
  • Candidates should have an understanding, knowledge and experience of working with clients with disability and be able to maintain a high standard of care in line with RehabCares policy and procedures while ensuring that HIQA standards and regulations are maintain within the respite service.
  • Ability to develop and maintain support /care plans and provide required support and care to clients on an individual person centered basis, in line with the client’s requests and wishes in a respectful and dignified manner to ensure that clients are leading their service of care.
  • Experience of management and supervising both individuals and teams

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • To manage the day to day delivery of a truly person centred service for all clients
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational, logistical and IT skills
  • To manage and provide support to staff team within the respite service maintaining staff rotas, training, leadership, supervision, support/care plans and communication across various staff shifts.
  • To document information and complete paperwork as deemed necessary for delivery of service to the clients
  • To liaise with families, and other personnel as directed by the Service Manager.

Additional requirements

  • Hold a full, clean driving license.
  • To maintain a high delivery of service in line with Health and Safety standards and regulations
  • Experience in design and development of staff rotas to include both day evening and sleep in/waking night shifts
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational, logistical and IT skills

Staff Benefits

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paid paternity leave
  • 27 days annual leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Tax saver travel scheme
  • Income protection

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Closing Date: Tuesday, 27th August 2019.

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer


Co Longford

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