Team Leader – Registered Care Homes

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Hammersmith and Fulham
£27,480 rising to £28,296 per annum, after 1 year and successful probation
Closing date
11 Nov 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Care and support
Assistant / coordinator
Full Time
Organisation Type
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Job Details

About the role

An exciting opportunity to support the Team Manager in the day to day running of the Registered Care Home within the regulations of the CQC. Some other responsibilities include:

  • To support the Support Workers to achieve the agreed standards of service delivery in the relevant element, in compliance with relevant legislation, external governance, contract requirements and Hestia policies and procedures
  • Lead on the implementation of the co-production strategy in the Care Home
  • To ensure a healthy and safe environment for employees, service users, visiting professionals and other visitors by ensuring service delivery is in line with organisational procedures and H&S Legislation in each element
  • To engage in planning, negotiating and managing the service budgets
  • To ensure the service meets the staffing requirements for the service through recruitment and induction of new staff, volunteers and students

About the Service

Harwood Road is a Registered Care Home for people with enduring Mental Health Issues. It is situated in the heart of Fulham within walking distance of the Town Centre and Fulham Broadway Tube Station. We deliver accommodation based support for 15 people who we support to achieve social inclusion using the Recovery Model.

Key requirements

  • Experience of working in accommodation-based support services for people with mental health and complex needs, and a strong understanding of Recovery approaches and co-production incl. knowledge of issues affecting those individuals
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with key stakeholders; service users, family, placement officers and a range of statutory, community and voluntary partners
  • Knowledge of methods of assessing, formulating, implementing, recording, reviewing and auditing service users’ support and safety assessment plans
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a 24hr rota system
  • Please see the attached job description for full role responsibilities

About Hestia

Hestia is a vibrant charity that has been supporting and empowering vulnerable adults and children since 1970. 


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Find Us
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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