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Team Leader




The Cherries, 30 Julian Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5HW

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




40.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for an dynamic individual who can support and lead a team at The Cherries.

The Cherries is a residential care home providing personal care for up to six people who may have a learning disability, autistic spectrum disorder, behavioural and other complex needs.

As a Team Leader you will: 

  • Supervise and support the delivery of person centred support and care, ensuring that the people who use our service have any personal needs or requirements met; including personal care, participation in activities and support with daily living tasks
  • Supervise support workers in delivery and supports people who use our service in achieving their outcomes in the way that they choose
  • Support staff in own team to maintain effective professional relationships with the people who use the service, their families, colleagues, outside agencies and other professionals referring any issues to senior staff as appropriate
  • Act as a positive role model, provide effective supervision and guidance for own team contributing to their performance and professional development
  • Input into development of local procedures and supervise staff in own team to ensure all actions comply with policy and procedure and are in line with regulatory, statutory and compliance requirements and meet quality standards. 
  • To undertake keywork responsibility for individual residents, supporting the individual to plan goals and personal outcomes and ensure that these are comprehensively documented and reviewed

What we'd like to give you:

  • A rewarding job, full of variety and opportunities for career development
  • Brilliant, ongoing training to help you achieve more
  • Support of an experienced and friendly team of colleagues
  • A range of salary sacrifice benefits, cashback rewards, pension options and much more!
  • Access to our Career Pathways, which will help shape your career with us – you can work towards goals and milestones that will take your career in whichever direction you wish

Please call The Cherries on 01303 259 561 if you’d like an informal discussion.

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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