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Team Manager (Learning to Live) – Windermere, Cumbria

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About Oaklea At Oaklea we work in partnership with the individuals we support (our customers and learners). We strive to support people within the framework of the seven keys to Citizenship; Love, Freedom, Life, Purpose, Help, Money and Home. Every employee wants a purposeful job – to do something meaningful. At Oaklea, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and advocate. In return for your hard work and passion, we can give you real meaning and purpose in your work. Job Advert Would you like to finish work each day knowing that you have made a difference? Do you have the personal commitment, drive and person-centred values to be able to make a real difference to the lives of young people with learning and or physical disabilities? We have an exciting opportunity available to be part of a new project launching in June 2021 called ‘Learning to Live’, which will be based in Windermere, Cumbria and we are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active Team Manager to lead a team of Learning Coaches supporting young adults in a supported living setting to provide them with life skills in order to live independently in the future and/or gain employment. The benefits of working in the beautiful Lake District in Windermere and Kendal and being able to have a flexible approach to working is certainly one of the reasons why applicants should apply; along with enhanced job satisfaction working within the charitable sector and making a difference in people’s lives makes this position at Oaklea even more appealing. A relocation package is available for candidates looking to relocate to the Lake District. You will support the team to work with learners on both a one to one and/or small group learning basis within the community, their home and/or other learning environments to complete accredited qualifications and work towards outcomes as detailed in the Education, Health and Care Plans. Each learner will study towards an Open Awards Qualification over a 3-year period, supported by the team of Learning Coaches. The project is regulated by the Care Quality Commission. The successful candidate must be a car driver, have access to a car and be willing to travel throughout the geographical area as required. You will also be required to oversee line management of Oaklea’s community work in Kendal, promoting support and offering learning opportunities to individuals in the local area. We are looking for a candidate with strong leadership qualities, a positive attitude whose aim is to improve the lives of those with a learning disability. In return we offer excellent career progression, an employee health care cash plan, discount vouchers, flexible working and a great team culture. An enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate, which is paid for by Oaklea. Benefits As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to peoples’ lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees. • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing with long service. • Pension contributions into NEST Scheme • Private Health Care scheme funded by Oaklea. • Laptop and mobile phone to assist you in your job • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support • Access to foundation and bespoke training and development *T&C's apply based on contract

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