Social Worker -Team Leader

Location Brent
Salary £23.00 - £25.00 per hour

• To provide effective management and leadership to care staff in a Supported Living environment.
• To ensure that there is adequate staff and supervisory cover to provide an effective, safe, caring and responsive service to service users, their families and representatives.
• To ensure that the care service within the designated units meet quality standards, legislative requirements and meet best practice criteria. To ensure that the service is provided within the resources available.
• To support the Team Manager to manage the service and by doing so work towards Brent Council’s strategic objective to offer personalisation and self-directed support to all service users.
• To initiate and develop a range of educational, vocational and recreational activities for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, challenging behaviour and autism.
• To be responsible for the safeguarding and wellbeing of clients, giving adequate support to maximise their dignity, independence, privacy and choice and to treat all clients, equally and with respect irrespective of gender, race ethnicity or age.