Community Support Team Lead

Headway Devon
Teignmouth, Devon
£20,525.70 per annum Plus Benefits
03 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Community Support Team Lead
Dawlish/Teignmouth, Devon (with travel to visit clients throughout South Devon and the surrounding area)

Are you an empathetic and dedicated individual seeking a fresh, new challenge? Want to take on a highly rewarding role enabling people to live independently and achieve their goals? If so, this is an amazing opportunity to develop your career as a Community Support Team Lead.  

About Us   

Operating across Devon and Torbay, Headway Devon is a local charity dedicated to improving life after brain injury.   

Brain injuries are a hidden disability that can affect personalities, relationships and the ability to lead an independent life. When a person’s life is turned upside down by brain injury, we ensure they get the help and support they need and deserve.   

We’re now looking for a Community Support Team Lead to join us and provide support to our clients within South Devon and the surrounding area. 

The Benefits

- Salary of £20,525.70 per annum 
- Paid travel time 
- Excellent training provided 
- Develop an extremely rewarding career with a local charity 
- Friendly and inclusive culture 
- Increase your expertise in brain damage and how it impacts people’s lives 
- The chance to play a key role in individuals’ recovery process and support their progress 
- Holiday and sick pay 

At Headway Devon, we support our employees to achieve their goals while they help our clients to achieve theirs. You’ll receive excellent training and will be encouraged to challenge yourself and build on your individual strengths.   

We offer a more balanced working day than many other sectors, providing sufficient time for staff to spend with clients meeting their needs.  

No visits are less than 1 hour in duration and reasonable travelling time is scheduled between appointments for staff. This ensures that our staff can carry out their work without feeling rushed or pressured and clients receive the quality care they need.  

So, if you’re looking to do something fantastic with your career as part of a friendly, hard-working team, we’d love to hear from you.  

The Role  

As a Community Support Team Lead, you will oversee a team and deliver a range of support services to clients in South Devon and the surrounding area.  

In this key role, you’ll motivate and inspire your team to support clients with a range of indoor and outdoor activities, such as climbing and kayaking.  

You’ll ensure that clients have the support they need to achieve their goals, live as independently as possible and remain engaged socially.   

About You  

To join us as our Community Support Team Lead, you’ll need:  

- A compassionate and caring approach  
- Great interpersonal and communication skills  
- To be highly-organised  
- To be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative   

A qualification in care or equivalent would be beneficial, but this isn’t essential as full training will be provided.  

Other organisations may call this role Senior Support Worker, Senior Community Support Worker, Community Support Team Leader, Community Support Team Supervisor, Senior Care Worker, Senior Care Co-ordinator or Senior Support Co-ordinator.   

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check.  

This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week, however, we can offer a wide range of flexible hours and working arrangements in-line with your needs.  

The closing date for applications is Friday the 28th June 2019.  

Webrecruit and Headway Devon are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, if you are looking to develop an engaging career as a Community Support Team Lead, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.