Team Leader


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Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Day and Nights
Working Hours:
40 hours pw
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Job Category:
Senior / Team Leader
Affinity Supporting People East
Business Service:
Affinity Supporting People Blackburn

Job Description

Your potential plus our commitment changes lives

Team Leaders provide a vital part in providing the people we support with the care and ability to improve their quality of life.

We are currently looking for a Team Leader to join our team in Blackburn.

This role requires the role holder to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.

Affinity Supporting People provide Supported Living Services and Domiciliary Support (Outreach). We support adults with a range of needs including learning disabilities, mental health conditions and challenging behaviours. The role will be to assist with day-to-day house tasks, personal care, meal planning and taking to activities in the community. 

We provide a vital part in providing the people we support with the care and ability to improve their quality of life.

Full-Time Position - 40 hours a week. 

Team Leaders are also expected to form part of the on-call rota.

As one of the UK’s leading providers of care and support services to vulnerable adults, National Care Group fully appreciate the amazing and life-changing work our Support Staff do. That is why we offer:

  • A Competitive salary of £21,195
  • Specialist and Blended Training and Development – we believe in promoting from within
  • Enhanced Training that includes Induction Training, Service Specific as well as opportunities to complete a Care Certificate and NVQ/QCF
  • Access to Digital Perks where you can gain discounts on gym memberships, shopping, theme parks, travel and more
  • Unlimited Refer a Friend Scheme to earn £300 per successful referral


The Team Leader Role

As a Team Leader, you will promote and ensure that the company vision of person-centred support is implemented whilst maintaining an individual’s potential and independence. You will be a front-line manager, whilst also ensuring all necessary back office duties are completed within compliance.

A Team Leader is required to respect and work cooperatively with others, enabling the people we support to live in their own home or within their local community with dignity and confidence. Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the manager in staff development and delivery of training.
  • Leading the staff in promoting the individuals we support well-being, safety and quality of life.
  • Monitor and assist the effective delivery of group and individual activities within homes that address the agreed individuals we support goals and the progress of people we support against the agreed outcome and well-being measures.
  • Ensure that liaison with external parties within their areas of responsibility is coordinated effectively with the home manager to ensure that communication is effective and consistent within the home.
  • Work in accordance with Company values, policies and procedures, legislation and national minimum standards.
  • Meet agreed individual annual objectives.
  • Promote each individuals well-being, safety and quality of life


The most important qualities needed are the ability to treat others with respect, listen to their needs and understand their emotions. Be Kind, friendly and honest. 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Have a minimum of a Level 3 NVQ/QCF in Health and Social Care or working towards this. 
  • Experience in leading and supervising a team 
  • Experience in auditing and quality monitoring
  • Computer Skills.
  • Driver Essential 
  • Willing to take part in the Oncall Rota. 

Do you have the necessary values and qualities?

If Yes, Come and join our amazing team.