Team Leader

£24,491 per annum, ERYC Grade 7
Bridlington and Driffield
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 29 November
Job reference
Job reference: BCOM000632
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The job itself

Job Term:

1 x Permanent

1 x 1 year fixed term (to cover Maternity Leave)

Appointment Type: Full time

Days of work: Monday – Sunday - shift rotation

Hours per week: 37)

Place of Work: The Community Support Service - 47 – 49 Manorfield Road Driffield YO25 5JE


The Community Support Services team at Driffield provides support for vulnerable people over the age of 18 in their home environment.

The role:

We are recruiting to a Team Leader role, who will be required to provide effective management and support to a team of Community Support Workers and Carer Relief Sitters to support the delivery of both the Reablement and Carer Relief services to adults. 

The role will support staff in working to individual customer care plans to achieve best possible outcomes for our customer group. It will also be responsible for all aspects of Community Support Workers and Sitters staff management, including:

Recruitment and selection, induction of new employees, staff supervision, training, performance management, customers medication management, staff conduct, employee development reviews, proactively managing staff absence and maintaining training data in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures.

You will be expected to work in partnership with other agencies, including in-house teams, to ensure a smooth delivery of services. Accurately record customer information on ERYC information systems, including an electronic rota management system, to support the delivery of a high quality cost effective service, that is compliant with CQC Standards.

The candidate must:

  • Have experience of working in a social care or another care related field and a full understanding of the Community Support Service and staff rota management.
  • Have the ability to manage your time effectively, be organised and meet deadlines in a pressured environment, which is essential to this role, along with a good standard of education, written and verbal communication skills and an adequate level of literacy and numeracy. 
  • Be competent and confident in using IT packages and equipment.
  • Have experience of managing staff.
  • Be able to effectively communicate and liaise with staff and other professionals at all levels.

These positions are 37 hours based from Driffield Community Hub, however some of your rota time will be spent out in the community when managing staff.

Monday – Sunday (including Bank Holidays) as part of a shift rotation between the hours of 7.00 am – 10 pm.

For further information about the role please contact:

Name: Carolyn Hill


Tel: 01482 394050


Closing date: Sunday 29th November 2020

Interview date: TTo be confirmed


Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 150 kb)

Further information


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Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)


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