Care Team Leader FIFE

Avenue Scotland Limited
£24k per year
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


£24,000 p.a.

At Avenue Care we are committed to our service users. As a Team Leader you will be a key driver in achieving the highest standards.

Are you dedicated to providing the best standard of care to adults at risk?

Are you driven to achieve organisational goals to benefit our service users?

Do you have a proven record of leading a fast-paced team?


An excellent understanding of people who need care and support at home

A thorough knowledge of care at home services in line with best practice

Working experience of managerial and care at home regulatory requirements

S/NVQ L3 or equivalent

Be SSSC registered

Ability to maintain clear written and electronic records and to follow statutory reporting procedures.


Manage overall performance of the team, ensuring team is motivated and engaged to deliver a high quality professional service.

Specific responsibility for a dedicated operational area, e.g. Health and Safety, training.

Establish and maintain effective relationships with service users, families, commissioners and other agencies.

Manage the delivery of agreed personal support plans for service users.

Responsible for ensuring that all care and support planning relationships undertaken by the carers are properly developed and maintained.

Together with the Service Manager, build and maintain effective working partnerships with relevant statutory bodies

Ensure all relevant parties in the planning and review of support are regularly updated on changes and progress.

Support the Service Manager to ensure all professional and regulatory requirements and standards are met or exceeded.

Manage the recruitment, appointment and induction of team members, ensuring that resources are managed effectively and efficiently.

Ensure team members work in accordance with our policies and procedures - support staff using observed practice and supervision, ensuring standards are maintained. Provide additional practical support and guidance to staff in complex care packages.

Contribute to your team's personal and professional development through coaching, mentoring, regular team meetings and Personal Development Plans.

Identify employee training needs and meet these in conjunction with the Service Manager.

Take a lead role in the completion of risk assessments, co-ordinating input from all relevant sources to balance risk with rights and maintain relevant records.

Maintain a high level of professional standards.

To undertake such other reasonable duties consistent with the scope and purpose of the post as may be instructed by the Service Manager.

Provide emergency and standby / on-call cover as agreed and required to meet service requirements.

The Candidate

To be successful in this role, you must have the following:

Excellent understanding of the needs of people who require care and support at home and the provision of care at home services in line with best practice

Good understanding of the regulatory responsibilities of a Manager and the law relating to care at home services

Must have S/NVQ L3 or equivalent

MUST be registered with SSSC and keep registration up to date at all times

Ability to maintain clear written and electronic records and to follow statutory reporting procedures.

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