Team Leader Galashiels

Hanover Scotland Housing Association

Team Leader Galashiels


Hanover Scotland Housing Association, Glenfield, Scottish Borders

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 1 week ago, 7 Jun | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 4cfbed3f3cda4972baae19b0cb79f941

Full Job Description

Hanover currently have three Housing with Care services in the Scottish Borders with developments in Galashiels, Jedburgh and Innerleithen, and we are now recruiting a full time Team Leader. In this role, you will provide efficient and effective support to your line manager, supporting them to ensure the smooth running of a care at home service and housing service, this will include managing care packages and landlord responsibilities.

You will contribute to the supervising of care staff, maintain efficient records, and assist with the dissemination of information. As a Team Leader you will plan and implement a staffing rota ensuring the service is always covered, manage medication, organise customer reviews and liaise as required with professionals and family. Together with other managerial responsibilities you will be fostering an environment based on respect and confidentiality where customers' independence and choice are promoted., This Permanent Team Leader Role - based in Galashiels, Scottish Borders, involves working flexibly and to cover shifts when required. You will be working as part of a team to ensure that services are delivered flexibly, innovatively and in a dignified, safe and stimulating way. Promoting independence and encouraging customers to exercise choice.
Hanover is an equal opportunity and disability confident employer.
Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association Ltd
Scottish Charity no: SC 014738

Do you have a passion for caring? Would you like to become part of our Hanover Care at Home service where you will have the opportunity to make a difference to people's lives? If you do, we would love to hear from you!

Our Care at Home services are development based and provide enhanced provision to support adults with varying needs including those with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, older adults and adults at risk, within their own home to live as independently as they are able to, with a responsive service adapting to their care needs in line with care and support plans., + To join us, you need to have a genuine passion for helping people.
+ Ideally, possess 1 year experience within a care setting.
+ Demonstrate commitment and ability to undertake care practice in accordance with Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) Codes of Practice, The Health and Social Care Standards, Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care and the Association's policies and procedures.
+ Ability to relate empathetically to people and recognise their right to choice and independence.
+ Able to use Microsoft or equivalent applications competently.
+ Ideally, hold an SVQ 3 or above and be willing to work towards an SVQ 3 and PDA in supervision.
+ Due to the nature of the role a valid UK driving licence and access to a car is required, as there will be times where you will be expected to travel between developments in order to meet the needs of the service.
We care about one another whilst taking pride in the service we offer. You will be working in a company with a strong identity and with the guidance and support of experienced managers you will be able to develop in your career.

Hanover is accredited with The Silver Investors in People Award. Aside from offering a supportive and friendly environment where our people are valued and appreciated, we will see that your hard work and drive to succeed is rewarded.

  • Competitive Salary & Pension Options

  • Full Time Position

  • Access to our Hanover Perks platform with 24/7 GP access including fuel card discount and high street voucher discounts.

  • Inhouse Training Programs and personal development opportunities

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

  • Free Employee Health & Wellbeing Counselling Sessions

  • Family Friendly policies

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Employee Protection Protocols