Deputy Team Leader
Deputy Team Leader - Winter Pressures
Location: University Hospital, Cardiff
Contract type: Fixed Term until 31st of March 2019
Hours per week: 35
Salary: GBP19,222 per annum pro rata (GBP10.56 per hour)
We've got an opportunity...
If you are love working in a team and supporting others to make a difference to those in need, this position could be for you!
Fantastic opportunity has arisen for a positive, compassionate and solutions focused individual to join our Independent Living team as a Deputy Team Leader.
You will provide junior management support to the Emergency Department service. This involves direct service delivery to patients and the support and line managing of a small team of volunteers based in the Emergency Department which is a fast paced, intense and sensitive environment. The role will also involve the individual deputising and taking responsibility for paid staff at the Emergency department when the Team Leader is not working and will include evening and weekend work.
Say hello to the team...
Sometimes a little help can go a long way.
The Independent Living (IL) & Crisis Response (CR) service (IL/CR) are dedicated to making the lives of vulnerable people that little bit better. We're a small team dotted all over the country that shares the same goal - to help those that need it most.
From picking up groceries to helping out around the house, we're there to make a difference. There's nothing better than knowing the time we spent with someone made them feel safer, happier, and more able to deal with crisis.
This role could be for you if...
To be successful in this position you must have the following skills and experience:
- Good ICT skills across use of the internet, emailing, word processing
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Educated to at least A level or equivalent by experience
- Understanding of the challenges involved in supporting vulnerable people
- Experience of working in a team, co-operating and supporting others
- Experience of dealing with the public
- Driving Licence and access to own vehicle
Closing date for application is 23.59 on the 23rd of November 2018 with interviews to follow.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
* 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
* Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
* Up to 6% contributory pension
* Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us...
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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