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Team Supervisor

Job Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Supervisor within the Short Term Support Service covering the Southeast areathe post is based at Blyth Community Hospital. 

The position is full time (37 hours), Permanent, NCC Single Status, Band 5 salary (£26,421 - £28,770), based at Blyth Community Hospital. 
The Team Supervisor hours will be between the parameters of 08:30 - 17:00 Monday – Friday, not including bank holidays. 

The main aim of the short term support service is to provide timely care interventions to adults living in their own homes.

The role of the job: 
· A Team Supervisor will line manage a team of Reablement Workers and have a case load of clients. 
· On a daily basis the Team Supervisor will Manage staff rotas to co-ordinate the work of the team 
· Work collaboratively with referring professionals and team colleagues to develop effective team practice and ensure continuity in accordance with service standards. 
· Ability to form positive working relationships with Clients and colleagues. 
· Ability to work and follow clearly defined individual ‘Service User Plans’ including client, moving and handling and home risk assessments. 
· Able to write detailed clear instructions, case notes and reports including completion of electronic Client baseline assessments. 
· Listens, consults others and communicates clearly following written or verbal instructions. 
· Understands the need to respect confidentiality, privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and fulfilment of service users. 
· Adhere to and maintain Health & Safety of self, staff and others. 
· Follows policies and procedures, guidance, CQC Standards and Code of Conduct, whilst keeping to schedules. 
· Able to work unsupervised and as part of a team with Management support readily available when needed. 

Requirements of the job: 
· A good general education demonstrating literacy and numeracy. 
· Good General IT skills 
· NVQ Level 3 in Care. 
· Has a valid UK driving license (expenses will be paid in accordance with the organisations Single Status agreement rates) 
• Able to satisfy DBS requirements

Northumberland is world-renowned as a visitor destination and an ideal location to strike a perfect work/life balance. There is no better way of enjoying the picturesque scenery and stunning coastline than on an everyday basis! 

Why choose us? 
We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including: 

  • 26 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years of service (pro rata for part-time employees) 

  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme 

  • Flexi scheme (if applicable) – up to 2 days flexible leave available per month (pro rata for part-time employees) 

  • Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands 

  • Commitment to work/life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, flexible working, term-time only, and compressed hours 

  • A range of salary sacrifice schemes are available 

  • Staff networks - run by staff, for staff, providing opportunities for peer networking, mutual support, staff development e.g. Apprenticeship, Armed Forces, ASD, Enable (disability), LGBT+, Menopause, Mental Wellbeing, Racial Equality 

Further information  
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme, please email or ring 01670 623930 with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored into the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format, please see the alternative methods below.  This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used to check that you meet the essential requirements of the post.

Alternative application format: 
British Sign Language:   
For those with speech difficulties or hearing loss: Text relay service dial 018001 01670 623930 

Although we advertise on North East Jobs, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system.  Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications.


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