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Senior Team Leader

  • Team Leader
  • Devon

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Senior Team Leader

Are you ready for an exciting opportunity? Do you have a will to strive and make every day better than the previous? Would you like to be part of a developing team which makes a positive and purposeful difference to individuals with a learning disability?

Hours of Work

You will be required to work 37.5hrs per week, covering 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


The rate of pay is £11.75 per hour

Knowledge skill and qualification 

You must be able to demonstrate a:

  • Highly developed sense of ownership with a ‘Can Do’ attitude
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Solid understanding and commitment to safeguarding
  • Willingness to be a team player with passion and the ability to maintain a strong team, driven to provide person centred and outcome focused support.

You will be joining a well-established management team and have specific responsibility to lead a group of team leaders as well as deputising for the managers in their absence. This will include carrying out supervisions, appraisals, team meetings and ensuring that training needs are understood and maintained, alongside practice observations and competency assessments. You will be part of an On Call system, and need to have previous supervisory experience alongside a QCF Level 3 or equivalent in Health & Social Care.

Other Requirements

The Position is subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

How to Apply

To find out more or request an application form, please contact  Michelle Edwards on 0188 860 909. Alternatively, you can download an application pack from the Potens website at www.potens-uk.com

Closing Date

The Closing date is 30th October 2018


For more information: Call 0151 651 1716 or email recruitment@potens-uk.com

Application Form

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Convictions / Cautions - Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1979
The position you have applied for has been identified as being an ‘eligible position’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 {the Exceptions Order} and, in certain circumstances, the Police Act 1997. As such, it meets the eligibility criteria for a standard or an enhanced disclosure to be requested through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Please be aware that the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/1198) made amendment to the 1974 Act to provide that certain convictions and cautions will become protected when specific conditions are met. Protected convictions and cautions will not be disclosed in a DBS check, and employers cannot ask for information about protected convictions or cautions or take these into account when considering your appointment.
Before you complete this section please read guidance for the filtering of these convictions and cautions which can be found on the disclosure and Barring Service web site at:
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Are you currently bound over, or do you have any convictions or cautions (including warnings and reprimands) which are not deemed ‘protected’ under the amendment to the Exceptions Order 1975*, issued by a Court or Court Martial in the United Kingdom or in any other country?
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Have you ever been issued with a caution, reprimand or warning (issued by a Court or the police)?
Please note that you do not need to tell us about convictions, cautions warnings or reprimands which are deemed ‘protected’ (see above). You are also not required to tell us about parking offences.
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Do you have any convictions pending that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 by SI 2013 1198)?
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Have you ever been involved in a criminal investigation (whether or not this led to any prosecution that would not be “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 by SI 2013 1198)?
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I declare that all the information given in application for this post is true and complete. I understand that if it is subsequently discovered that any particulars I have given are false or misleading, I may be regarded as ineligible for recruitment or liable to be dismissed.
I understand that details contained on this form may be held on computer or form the basis of manual records. In applying for this post, I understand that data contained on this form may be used to produce depersonalised statistics in connection with Equal Opportunities and recruitment monitoring.
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Please note applicants will be required to complete a full application form if shortlisted.

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