Team Leader

Recruiter
BRITISH RED CROSS-11
Location
Cardiff
Salary
22000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
14 Aug 2019
Closes
18 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Team Leader - Emergency Department Wellbeing and Home Safe Service

Location: University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF14 4XW (requires travel within the area)

Contract type: Fixed Term until 31st of March 2020

Hours per week: 36

Salary: GBP 22,800 per annum



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 Team Leader.


You will provide junior management support to the emergency department services. This involves the day-today co-ordination of the service and the line management of a team of paid staff and volunteers based in the emergency department.



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.


Please note that this service runs from Monday to Sunday (including bank holidays) and successful candidate will be expected to commit to up to 10-hour shifts




About you...

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, spreadsheets and databases


Ability to manage own workload, complete tasks effectively and meet deadlines


Understanding of key health and safety issues when working with volunteers and staff such as lone working and risk management


Understanding of key safeguarding issues associated with working with volunteers and staff such as POVA


Up to date knowledge of good HR practices and knowledge of the supervision and appraisal process


Educated to at least A level or equivalent by experience


Able to respond to emergency situations


Able to work non-social hours in a shift pattern


Full driving license and experience driving manual car are essential for this role


Closing date for application is 23.59 on the 23rd of August 2019 with interviews to follow.


Should you have any questions on this role please email us at or call us on quoting reference REQMY.


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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