Team Leader in Manchester at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

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Job Description

Job Family: Team Leader

Location: Manchester, Manchester

Pay Rate (£): £11.73 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 025646


Job Title: Team Leader - Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

Shifts: Covering shifts on a rota basis, Monday – Sunday; 7:30am-3:00pm and 2:30pm-10:00pm (9:30am-5:00pm – Office/Admin day)

Service/Location: Devonshire House in Ardwick, Manchester

Pay Rate: £11.73 per hour

Role Overview:
We are looking for dedicated and ambitious staff for our new 24 bed ABI rehabilitation service; Devonshire House in Ardwick, Manchester. This will be a challenging but rewarding role and an exciting opportunity to be involved in a service from its inception.

Our Team Leaders closely support our Service Manager and Deputy Manager and are responsible for promoting, managing and coordinating care plans. You’ll also play a central role in team leadership, from allocating shifts and training days to overseeing recruitment and induction. You will be central to our service delivery and take a hands-on approach to care management too.

At Voyage Care, we already have 18 specialist ABI rehabilitation services across the country, and we work intensively with multi-disciplinary teams to rehabilitate and provide on-going care and support for people with brain injuries and complex needs.

**We are looking to recruit staff to start at Devonshire House by the first week in December (pending satisfactory recruitment checks) however, the service is due to open early January 2021, so the first few weeks of employment will be for training/induction and service orientation and there will be no requirement for staff to work the bank holidays over the Christmas/New Year period.**

Voyage Care - Sector-leading quality

  • 96% of English registered locations were rated as Good or Outstanding by the CQC. That’s 10% above the national average!
  • 100% of Scottish registered locations were graded overall compliant by the Care Inspectorate.
  • 100% of Welsh registered locations were rated as compliant by the Care Inspectorate Wales.
  • We are proud to have 8 services rated outstanding by CQC.


We are keen to attract experienced staff (have completed or are working towards their NVQ 3), who and can "hit the ground running" and want to progress their career development and invite candidates to apply who can demonstrate the following:

  • Proven experience of the assessment, planning and implementation of service delivery within a learning disabilities and challenging behaviour environment.
  • Excellent communication and decision-making skills with an outstanding ability to contribute to working with service users (or prospective service users), families, advocates and other professional colleagues.
  • Experience of all elements of the day to day supervision, training and management of staff.
  • To carry out duties in compliance with the companies Equal Opportunities, Risk Assessments, Health & Safety policies:
  • Ensure compliance with good practice guidelines, and legislative, statutory, and organisational requirements. 
  • Full UK Driving (Manual) Licence would be advantageous. 
  • In return, we offer all the training (3 full days of specialist ABI training as per of the induction package), benefits and options for career development you would expect from a leader in our field.


We offer a great range of benefits which include:

  1. Paid DBS & Holidays **
  2. Salary scale /progression if you want it
  3. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  4. Retail rewards & savings
  5. Long service awards
  6. Refer a friend from £250 - £750 (T&C’s Apply)

**Should your employment with Voyage Care terminate for any reason within the first 3 months of your employment start date, the full cost of the DBS will be repayable back to us. Deducted from your final salary.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check for Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

*Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.


Role Specific Requirements -


Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement

Gender: No Specific Requirement