Support Worker Team Leader

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Preston
  • Reference: EAS52242
  • Salary: £16.81 - £19.05 ph
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Prestige Nursing & Care

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Care Team Leader to support M, a 25-year-old male with quadriplegic cerebral palsy, challenging behaviours, a history of epilepsy, and a brain injury caused by asphyxia at birth. M lives independently in his own home with 24/7 assistance from a team of support workers. This role requires a compassionate, motivated, and enthusiastic individual to lead and support a team of care staff, ensuring M’s needs are met with the highest standards of care.

Pay: £16.81 – 19.05 per hour*
Hours: Minimum 36 hours per week

Key Responsibilities:

– Leading a team of support workers to assist M with daily tasks, ensuring timely and efficient support.

– Implementing and monitoring Positive Behavioural Support strategies to manage M’s behaviour.

– Administering and monitoring M’s medication as required.

– Supporting M in developing his independence, functional skills, and participating in community activities.

– Supervising and supporting staff through regular supervision, appraisals, and ongoing professional development.

– Ensuring staff are familiar with and adhere to M’s care plans, including managing interactions with people of concern.

– Utilising CPI training, Positive Behavioural Support techniques and reinforcement to manage challenging behaviours and ensure M’s emotional well-being.

– Maintaining close communication with M’s family and friends and supporting their involvement in his care.


– Experience in an equivalent role within health and social care.

– Experience supporting individuals with brain injuries, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, learning difficulties, and challenging behaviours.

– NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification is highly desirable.

– Excellent leadership, organisational, and communication skills.

– Flexibility to work various shifts, including weekends, and provide additional cover when required.

– Full driving license is essential as M’s care package may involve utilising his vehicle.

By joining our team, you will play a crucial role in enhancing M’s quality of life and supporting his journey towards greater independence. We look forward to welcoming a compassionate and skilled leader to our team.

Contact Information:

For more information about this role, please contact Tanya on 01254 956688 re: team leader opportunity with M.

Prestige Nursing East Lancashire is a family-run business, providing a wide range of healthcare solutions to individuals within their own homes and care settings.

We pride ourselves on a reputation for providing excellent care services and being one of the best care and support agencies in East Lancashire. We strive to provide a high standard of care to all of our service users.

Feedback on our services from staff and service users includes:

‘I wish I had joined Prestige years ago. One hundred percent a pleasure to work for.’

‘As a previous employee of prestige, I can safely say, anyone looking for work who is willing to put the effort in, genuinely cares, and is willing to work hard, will have opportunity to grow both in their career and in their annual income! You will get what you give with this company, and they will do their best to accommodate your wishes. I absolutely recommend it to anyone experienced in the health and social care sector.’

Our family truly cares about the well-being of all staff and service users and strives to achieve the best possible outcomes for all stakeholders.

Why work for Prestige?

  • Access to Prestige’s extensive free training programs.
  • Access to external training providers in NVQ 2,3,5 in Health and Social Care.
  • Ongoing in-house training to extend your knowledge of working practice.
  • Weekly pay into your bank, along with accrued holiday pay.
  • Flexible working hours.

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*pay rates are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%*

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