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Team Leader - Ranelagh Road

Newham, London (Greater)
Starting Salary: £28,051 per annum
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Team Leader (Ranelagh Road)

Title: Team Leader

Contract Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week
Persona: Site Based
Location: Newham, London
Starting Salary: £28,051 per annum

LQL Role Profile - Team Leader.pdf

Closing date for applications: 26th May 2024 at 11:59 pm 

**Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advertisement and interview earlier than stated

We are currently seeking a Team Leader to join our Ranelagh Road team.

Ranelagh Road is a supported living scheme in Newham for up to 16 people with learning disabilities. The scheme provides a supportive and stable environment in which residents are encouraged to develop their independent living skills. The scheme is staffed 24 hours a day with a member of staff sleeping in at night. Each resident has a self-contained flat with a lounge, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. The facilities provided also include a communal garden, a kitchen/diner and laundry room.

We follow the ethos of Positive Behaviour Support, engaging individuals in active support and focusing on community participation. 

As the Team Leader you will assist the Locality Manager with the operational delivery of the scheme and will be responsible for supervising and motivating a team of support workers to provide person centred care and support services for individuals with learning disabilities and other complex needs. You will also assist with managing the financial and administrative procedures of the scheme on a day-to-day basis.

To be successful in the role you will have:

·       Experience of working with individuals with learning disabilities and other complex needs in a supported living environment

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an understanding of positive behaviour support and proven ability to work in a person-centred way

·       Experience supervising and motivating staff to deliver person centred care and support

·       Working knowledge of safeguarding procedures and workplace health and safety requirements including guidance for lone working

·       Diploma Level 5 in Health and Social Care or equivalent and relevant management qualifications or working towards

Why work for L&Q Living? 

·        We offer excellent benefits including 23 days annual leave (increasing to 29 days after 3 years continuous service), pension scheme and non-contributory life assurance, season ticket loan, employee discount scheme and a health and wellbeing program.

·        Free training to diploma level 5

·        You will have access to our spot bonus scheme for demonstrating how you embed our values. If you go way and beyond, we will reward you with a spot bonus of up to £1000.

·        You will also be joining an organisation where 78% of our staff told us it’s a great place to work (2022) and 92% of staff told us their manager treats them with respect.

·        The opportunity to grow your career with us or other departments within our business 

You will be required to cover rotas working weekends, mornings, afternoon shifts and sleep-ins according to the service needs.

If you are interested in this role and have the experience required, then apply without delay!

For this post the successful candidate will need to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service certificate (DBS) to enable them to work within the team. Further information about the Disclosure scheme can be found at 

At the foundation of everything that we do are our corporate values and associated behaviours. Our organisational behavioural framework outlines the core expectations of all employees, which should be demonstrated at all times when representing L&Q.  More information about L&Q’s values can be found on our website and a copy of our behavioural framework can be provided on request.

We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion.  We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.


L&Q is a regulated charitable housing association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses. The L&Q Group houses around 250,000 people in more than 95,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East

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