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Adult Care Team Leader

  • Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria
  • Permanent
Salary: £27,144.00 - £28,275.00 per annum
Hours: 43.5 hours per week
Closing date: Wednesday, 27th July 2022
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Full Job Description

Everyone deserves an incredible future!

Become a Young Adult Care Team Leader with Options Autism and start working towards yours.

Role: Young Adult Care Team Leader

Salary:  £27,144.00 - £28,275.00 per annum

Hours:  43.5 hours per week

Contract: Full Time; Permanent

Options Autism are a values-driven organisation that strives to put both our employees and residents first. We provide continuous professional development to take your career further, alongside fully accredited courses to support your development.

Your wellbeing matters to us, and therefore we offer discounted gym memberships, Our Employees Reward Hub that offers great rewards such as discount vouchers, we offer Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per annum, plus our “Moment in Time” that allows additional days leave for a special day in your life, whether this be an anniversary, Birthday, Child’s first day at school or simply just a day to relax!

Benefits: we want our residents to have the best care possible, and therefore strive to look after our employees to make this possible. You’ll get an exceptional reward package that includes:

  • Funded qualifications
  • £27,144.00 - £28,275.00 per annum
  • Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per year (with options to purchase more)
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And market leading benefits offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform Vista that enable you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

Plus, outstanding development and support starting with our award-winning induction programme, to supporting you with specialist qualifications and best in class management development and hi potential programmes, so you can flourish and develop your full potential.

About the Home:

Greenacres is a home that supports up to 6 young adults with complex needs, who enjoy accessing the local community to take part in a range of activities such as horse riding, adventure playgrounds,  swimming, trampolining, climbing, sailing, cinema, shopping, bowling. They also love participating in a various of onsite activities such as sensory and messy play, cooking, baking, arts and crafts and spending time on their onsite play area. The residents are working towards and achieving their independence goals on a daily basis with support from staff which is very rewarding.

This home is based in Grange-Over-Sands and is commutable from Kendal, Lancaster, Penrith, Morecambe and surrounds.

The homes are based in Kirkby Lonsdale and Grange-Over-Sands and are within commuting distance from Lancaster, Morecambe, Kendal, Carnforth and surrounds.

Who are we are looking for?

We are looking for a caring, responsible, experienced Team Leader to join our fantastic team at Greenacres

As Team Leader, you will lead a team of Support Workers who care for our young adults in their daily lives, ensuring they are safe, comfortable, and healthy.

This is a great opportunity to progress your career in care, working as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children and young people are listened to, respected, and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Our Team Leaders carry out an essential and varied role, leading a team to provide the individual, bespoke, support required by the young adults in our care. You will design, implement, and monitor the care and education plans to meet the individual needs of our young adults, ensuring that key life and independent skills are achieved in the enriching and positive environment we strive to create.

If this sounds like you, please apply below or give us a call on 01204 558 055.

Being exceptional is just a call away.

What we need from you:

  • Full and valid UK Driving Licence
  • Access to a car
  • Right to Work in the UK
  • Currently hold Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship or NVQ equivalent
  • Passionate about caring for young adults, and to support them to reach their full potential

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.




A great company to work for

Wherever you work – whether in a city location or one of our more rural settings – you’ll be part of one dynamic family, aiming high and dreaming big, and helping the people we work with achieve their own personal goals

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