Team Leader
Manchester Employer: Alternative Futures Group Ltd
Job Level: Mid Level Job Type: Permanent
We are currently looking to recruit two Team Leaders in the Greater Manchester area, working 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.

You will have a good understanding of mental health issues and learning disabilities

Main purpose of the role:-
- To lead and direct a team in developing and delivering person centred service.
- Manage resources to successfully deliver service user and contract outcomes.
- To develop staff skills and knowledge in delivering high quality services that are designed and delivered to meet the needs of individuals.
- To apply the tools of person centred planning, review and team development
- Embed a quality assurance framework at a service level, living out our Values
- To ensure that staff develop positive relationships with service users and they actively support individual outcomes
- Work with the team to deliver what is important to the people they support and what they want for the future
- To keep the people supported and those important to them central in the planning and review of their service
- Demonstrating the principles of person centred practices
- Acting as a positive role model and coach to the team. Responsibilities common to all Managers
- To uphold the vision and mission of Alternative Futures Group Ltd.
- To comply with Alternative Futures Group Ltd policies, procedures and code of practice
- To travel within the operational business area of Alternative Futures Group Ltd
- To work flexibly to meet the changing needs of the business

Required Skills and Experience
NVQ level 3 in Management ( or equivalent) Driver essential for this role AFG provide 24 hour support so you will be required to work flexibly over 7 days including on call You will have experience of leading a team or teams. You will have experience of providing support to people with learning disabilities and/or mental health challenges. You will have experience of working with people with autism and complex behaviours.

Salary and Benefits
Salary - £24,000 per annum

We offer excellent team working opportunities and you will be working within these teams linked to a service for supervision. As a key member of our team, you will be offered the opportunity to learn and develop during your time at AFG. Where applicable, speciality training will be given in areas such as dementia, autism and epilepsy. AFG promotes a lifestyle benefit scheme which provides you and your family with real savings on day to day purchases and leisure activities. The scheme is specially designed to fit with your home and family life, and offers a wide range of discounts that are unavailable on the high street; ranging from gift vouchers, hotels, holidays, gym memberships, car insurance and much more.

About Us
Alternative Futures Group is a charitable company providing support, care, specialist services and accommodation for people with learning disabilities and /or mental health challenges. We focus on providing high quality, cost effective, person-centred services which deliver the right outcomes for service users enabling them to be in control of their own lives and achieve their individual hopes and aspirations.

Please be aware that these posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure for the successful applicants, costs will be met by Alternative Futures Group Ltd.

Next Steps
To apply for this position please contact Julie Blain on 0151 482 4140 or email [email protected] to request an Application Form, quoting vacancy reference number V-15-4063