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Team Leader – Supported Living – Praxis – Newry

Posted 2 weeks ago

First Choice is currently working in partnership with one of the largest supported living care providers in Northern Ireland, we are recruiting for an enthusiastic, passionate, and caring Team leader to join their team in the Newry Area. They focus on supporting individuals with mental ill health and learning disabilities providing innovative, professional, and high-quality support to people across the spectrum of need and particularly at the higher level of complexity.  This role will involve working a range of shift patterns that will include early and late shifts, evenings, weekends, nights, and sleep ins on a full-time basis and will be temporary ongoing work.

This rewarding role will cover several key duties including:

  • Providing a high standard care to the most vulnerable in our society
  • To ensure that medication is held/stored and administered in accordance with Praxis Care’s Medication Policy
  • Clear and accurate document taking
  • Rota Management of other support workers
  • Carrying out staff Appraisals
  • Participate when required in formal and informal supervisions
  • Working necessary hours to fit the needs of the scheme

What We Need From You:

  • A professional qualification in nursing or social work or Level 5 diploma in leadership for health and social care or a QCF level 3 along with 2 years paid experience in a health and social care setting.
  • Experience with mental ill health and learning disability
  • Rota Management
  • To be NISCC registered, or willing to apply
  • Willingness to complete Access NI checks
  • To have or be willing to attend all mandatory training courses

What We Will Offer You:

  • Pay rate: £16.50-£20.50 and a sleepover rate of £65.00
  • Weekly Pay
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses

The Next Steps, How To Contact The Team That Ticks All The Boxes:

  • Contact Shannen Gillespie on 028 30447362

First Choice is an equal opportunities employer


Team Leader – Supported Living – Praxis – Newry

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