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Salary GBP 23,000 per annumFrequency AnnualJob Reference turningp/TP/132/2113Contract Type Fixed TermClosing Date 29 July, 2021Job Category Management and LeadershipBusiness Unit Learning DisabilitiesLocation Bolton, United KingdomPosted on 29 June, 2021Contract Details Temporary 12 month contract to cover maternity leaveWorking Hours Full Time – 37 hoursJob IntroductionAt Turning Point, we support people across England with learning disabilities. Making a real difference to their lives, you'll motivate, manage and grow a team of support staff to enable more people to discover new possibilities in their lives.We now have an opportunity for Team Manager in Bolton. As the Team Manager you will have management responsibility for our supported living facility in the area. As one of our management team, you'll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life too, as you benefit from an exceptional level of internal and external training as well as a highly supportive management team.This role is a 12 month contract to cover maternity leave.Our service in Bolton provides a 24 hour supported living facility in providing care for adults with complex needs. The service has a high level of behaviours of that challenge and we endeavour to create positive family relationships offering a good circle of support. We tailor our services to enable people to be as independent as possible.Role ResponsibilityBuilding on your experience of working with people with learning disabilities and complex needs and behaviour, you'll set, maintain and develop standards as part of our service. As manager, your focus will always be on ensuring the delivery of consistently high quality services – all within a challenging, but very rewarding environment. In this varied Team Manager role, you'll also carry out risk assessments, implement care plans and handle some operational management.The Ideal CandidateWhat skills and qualities do I need to have?The ability to meet financial and business targetsA track record of supporting and empowering people to live more independently in their communityFlexibility is essential, and ideally, you'll also have a full driving license and access to a carExperience of working with individuals with autism, challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and communication difficulties is essentialExperience of complex physical and health needs is essentialKnowledge and understanding of the Positive Behaviour Support process is desirableUnderstanding of Makaton, objects of reference, communication passports is desirableWilling to work towards NVQ level 4/5 qualificationYou must be fully flexible as this role will involve out of hours checks supporting/coaching staff and the possible need to backfill when short of staff.About usWhat benefits will I receive?Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work.We understand reward looks different to each person and so whether its ways to make your money go further, a culture supporting recognition and celebration, or opportunities to boost your career – we want to support you in every way we can with our Total Reward package that includes:Comprehensive opportunities to learn and develop, so we can invest in your future – we have a silver accreditation from Investors in PeopleAccess to Blue Light Card discounts as well as exclusive discounts to Turning Point employees, on mobile phones, gym memberships, shopping and much moreFlexible working solutions so we can support your work-life balance28 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays and spread the costAccess to free financial education, counselling, occupational health, and advice services – some of which your family can use too – to support your total wellbeingA mileage claim schemeFree life cover of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension scheme to support your savings and securityRecognition awards to recognise colleagues’ inspirational work and dedicationFlexible benefit options including Cycle to Work schemes and interest-free Season Ticket LoansAs part of the fight against COVID-19 here are some of the measures we have in place to keep our team members and the people we support safe:Enhanced Infection/Prevention Control Measures, including the use of PPE, social distancing and regular testingFollowing all government guidance applicable to our services as a minimum and ensuring our teams are trained effectivelyStrongly encouraging colleagues to receive a vaccination to keep themselves and those around them safe, enabling access through time off & covering transport costsRegular updates, FAQs, myth busting from Turning Point’s clinical team as well as wellbeing seminars which provide support on a variety of topicsTurning Point

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