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Support Work Team Leader

Job Title: Support Work Team Leader
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Tonbridge
Salary: £16 - 17 per hour
Contact Name: Bal Sunner
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Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

4Recruitment Services are seeking a Team Leader to to work for a Learning Disabilities Service based in Tonbridge, Kent.

The client provides supported accommodation and community support services to adults with mild learning disabilities.

Your role will involve to inspire, motivate and support a team of  Support Workers across all the services and overseeing service delivery, promoting independence, and ensuring the well-being of our service users.

The client operates 5 services within Tonbridge, 4 operate on a 24/7  basis and 1 up to 9pm. You'll therefore need to be available to work evenings and weekends when required.


  • Managing a team of  12 Support Workers across all the services, having day-to-day responsibility for supervising staff, including 1-2-1 support
  • Financial and Health and Safety Auditing of the scheme including Housing management, dealing with health and safety certificates, gas cert, basic maintenance.
  • Managing the staff rota and monitoring performance. If you can’t find cover must be willing to do support role including sleep ins
  • You’ll also be tasked with assessing and managing risk effectively and reporting concerns to the Project Manager, as well as ensuring that we provide a healthy and safe environment for both customers and staff.
  • Reviews with social services and parents and other providers. Working with local day centres, GPs and social services with support plans.


  • Proven experience in managing teams within the learning disabilities sector.
  • Familiarity with learning disability legislation, safeguarding, and person-centered approaches.
  • Relevant qualifications in social care or management (desirable).
  • A thorough understanding of the needs of vulnerable people, risk assessment, risk management and best practice
  • Must have experience using Excel
  • A good understanding of how to support and motivate a team
  • An excellent knowledge of Safeguarding
  • Ability to travel across the region as required
  • Enhanced DBS check

What we offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy in further detail or any other vacancies , please contact our Team on 0800 988 6307 or email

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