Residential Team Leader Days

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
North West
£28,814 to £28,814 per annum
Salary Description:
£28,814.40 per annum plus enhancements for weekends, working a minimum 2 in 4 weekends
David Lewis
Job Ref:

Package DescriptionTeam Leader (full time)

Great Warford SK9 7UD

37.5 hours per week (1 FTE)

££28,814.40 per annum plus enhancements for weekends, working a minimum 2 in 4 weekends 


David Lewis is a registered charity and leading provider of education, residential and day services for people who have complex epilepsy, severe neurological conditions, learning and physical disabilities. , David Lewis operates a special needs school, college, 30+ care homes,  and La wide range of  vocational training, work experience and leisure activities.

We are currently looking for a new Team Leader to cover one of our Houses in the Crewe area

Under the guidance of the Residential Manager you will take change of shifts, managing a team of Support workers to deliver care packages that are safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led.  The role will include:


Administration and supervision of medication rounds
Manage daily operational requirement of  rotas,
Complete and review Care Plans, risk assessments and goal setting with key team members
Active membership of Multi Disciplinary Teams, liaising with staff, professionals, families and other stakeholders as appropriate.
Participation in annual reviews and other reviews as required, including writing and presenting reports
Line management responsibility, including performance management, supervisions and appraisals

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience:

Substantial experience of providing care
Understanding of CQC and Fundamental Standards
Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
Robust IT skills
Strong planning and organizing skills
People management
Results driven
Up-to-date knowledge of developments in the Care sector

Ideally, the successful candidate will have, or be willing to study for, a Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care.

Salary Enhancements:

Weekend work paid at 1.3 times basic rate;

Up to 3 times basic rate for Bank Holidays

The chance to pick up overtime on a regular basis

Shift times are as follows:

7.30am - 3.00pm or Late 2.00pm - 9.30pm. The rota will consist of a mixture of both early and late shifts.

Benefits include:

· Up to 38 days annual leave

· Free DBS

· Paid while training

· An occupational pension (up to 6%)

· Company sick pay

· Life Assurance Cover (3 x basic annual salary)

· NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care (if required)

· Financial Support for Further Education

· Career Progression

· A comprehensive health and wellbeing provision including a Staff Counsellor, Staff Physio, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health service and a dedicated Workplace Mentor


· Free parking


                                     *EXCEPTIONAL JOBS FOR EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE* 

About Us:

David Lewis is dedicated to improving the life experiences of people with complex epilepsy, autism, learning disabilities and other complex support needs from across the UK.

We have a successful track record built up over 100 years with expertise in specialist residential, education, day opportunities and clinical and therapeutic services

Our specialist school and college is part of an education, day opportunities and residential community.

Our School is for 11-19 year olds and rated GOOD by Ofsted

We also have a college onsite for 16-25 year olds with an Ofsted rating of OUTSTANDING

Residential services for adults, either living in accommodation at our 165 acres in Warford or in one of our houses in a local town or village in Cheshire.

Adult day opportunities which develop social and vocational skills with the potential to lead to employment opportunities.

Access to therapy, nursing, medical and behaviour support if appropriate to an individual’s needs.

David Lewis is dedicated to improving the life experiences of people with complex epilepsy, autism, learning disabilities and other complex support needs from across the UK.

David Lewis provides care 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Hence, the post does require working early, late and weekend shifts as required.

David Lewis welcomes applications from a diverse talent pool.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks: This post, due to its nature, duties and responsibilities, will be subject to an enhanced check by the DBS. This is funded by David Lewis

Contact Details:
David Lewis
Tel: 01565640000
Contact: Craig Hughes

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