Team Leader
Mental Health Care
Based at Anfield, Liverpool, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 42 per week, working on a rolling rota basis

Other Benefits: £8.89 per hour
Location: Anfield, Liverpool, England
Reference: TLRKF 140

CLOSING DATE: 10th April 2019

Salary: £8.89 per hour
Desirable/ Requirements: QCF Level 3 Health & Social Care or willing to work towards
Hours of Work: 42 per week, working on a rolling rota basis
Contract Type: Permanent

Benefits of Working with us:
  • Meals Provided
  • On-site parking available
  • Free Eye Care Vouchers
  • Enhancement for Night Shifts
  • Work Place Pension with Legal & General
  • Company Loan Programme
  • Comprehensive Learning & Development Package
  • Progression Opportunities
  • We also offer Health & Social Care QCF qualifications
  • Enhanced payments for Bank Holidays
Company Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination.

About the Role: As a team leader you will take a key role in delivering the services within the home ensuring the promotion of good working practice and offering a role model to support staff. You will work closely with the Deputy Manager to provide professional support, supervision and guidance to Support Workers, and ensure continuity of care.

As a Team Leader you will be involved in monitoring and reviewing care plans in conjunction with the Deputy Manager, Care Managers/Social Workers, service users and their relatives. You will be take part in the Co-ordination of the rotas for Support Workers and ensure continuity of care.

Implement the Company’s procedural requirements including Disciplinary, Health and Safety, Financial and Quality Assurance systems.

About the Service: Rockfield House is a residential care service supporting 14 male and female adults aged 18-64 with a primary diagnosis of Learning Disabilities.

Rockfield House, is a step-down from hospital or other services and also a step up from the community or other services. Providing 24 hour staff support for individuals living within the home. The level of support varies dependent on each Service User’s needs, with some Service Users requiring 1-1 support 24/7.

Rockfield House provides Service Users with the appropriate care and support to enable them to achieve their own potential by maximising well-being, independence, quality of life and autonomy to achieve full empowerment, ensuing PBS and Active Support are a key part of each Service User’s person-centered support plans.

We promote and support Service Users to have choice, freedom, respect, dignity, privacy, and to take informed risks, ensuring all Service Users are able to live a happy & fulfilled life.

Our aim is for Service Users to become skilled and independent to a point where they are able move to the Annex part of the home which is a step-down service, and then move on into the community to supported living services.

About MHC Social Care: We are one of the largest providers of care of people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health problems in the UK and one of the largest employers in North Wales with some 400 plus staff working across a number of locations.

We have a long history of working effectively with residents, their families and our commissioners and regulators to secure real and lasting change in their lives. We are proud of our legacy, our talented and diverse workforce and the achievement of successful outcomes for our residents and patients.

We want to attract the best people and we aim to create an environment that helps our staff to deliver high quality services and ensures they want to stay with us. To do this we provide a range of benefits and training opportunities.

If you were to join MHC, you would be a valued team member and play a key role towards leading us to the next phase of our development, sharing your experiences along the way. We very much look forward to hearing from you.

Skills: Strong communicator, creative, motivated, ability to cope in challenging situations, understand and support individuals to lead a good quality of life whilst achieving positive outcomes along the way.

Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Recruitment on 01824 790 600.
(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).