Team Leader


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Be part of a caring company and make a real difference to peoples lives.

Team Leader

Autonomy Care, Melksham

Domiciliary / Home Care

£12.30 - £14.35 an hour

40 hours per week

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

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Autonomy Care support young people and adults in their day-to-day lives, helping them to enjoy the comfort and familiarity of their own homes while ensuring that their wellbeing, and care needs are met, 24 hours a day.


  • £300 Welcome Bonus (T&C's)
  • £300 Refer a Friend (T&C's)
  • Employee of the month awards
  • Long service awards
  • Full Time Mental Health First Aiders who are there for you when you need them
  • 24-hour confidential employee advice line
  • Access to blue light card discounts


  • Working alternate weekends is essential
  • 40 hours per week

We are looking for people who are:

  • Caring and respectful enabling the people we support to have a high quality of life and make their own decisions
  • Flexible and adaptable will to go the extra mile if it means making a positive difference to someones life
  • Enthusiastic with excellent communication skills committed to developing positive working relationships

Training and Development

  • Funded apprenticeships and diplomas
  • Accredited Positive Behaviour Management Training
  • Mandatory Training Provided

Key Skills Required

  • NVQ/QCF level 3 in Health and Social Care
  • Demonstrable understanding of the legislative requirements around care of vulnerable people,
  • MCA and DOLS understanding of the requirements
  • Strong numeracy, literacy and computer skills,
  • Broad knowledge of Learning Disabilities and other related conditions
  • Participating in on call essential

If you are looking for a rewarding career where you will make a real difference to someone’s life click apply.

Job description

  • Coaching and mentoring teams to deliver excellent quality services and care
  • Carry out regular Supervisions for Support Workers
  • Assist with covering absence and sickness of the staff team
  • Medication audits, spot checks quality review and supervising staff team to dispense medication to the people we support.
  • Quality control audits.
  • Maintaining individuals care records.
  • Completing both medical and general competency checks
  • Participate in monthly team meetings
  • Participate in monthly team leader meetings with the management team
  • Induction of new team members
  • On call duties and to take part in the on-call rota
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Our rates

(Rate 1) Monday to Friday - 7.00am to 8.00pm £12.30 an hour

(Rate 2) Monday to Friday - 8.00pm to 10.00pm £13.40 an hour

(Rate 2) Saturday and Sunday - 7.00am to 8.00pm £13.40 an hour

(Rate 3) Saturday and Sunday - 8.00pm to 10.00pm £14.35 an hour

  • Paid business mileage (Cars 45p per mile)
  • Bank Holidays paid time and a half
  • Holiday Top - up payments made for regular overtime (T's & C's)

How to Apply

Please click the ‘apply now’ button to complete an application form.

Equal Opportunities Statement

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex; religious or similar philosophical belief; political opinion; race; age; sexual orientation; or, whether they are married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled; or whether they have undergone, are undergoing or intend to undergo gender reassignment.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.

If you do not disclose something in your application that could prevent you working with children or vulnerable adults this could result in you being referred to the police and/or DBS as it is a criminal offence for any person who is barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults to apply for a role in a regulated activity.

If you have made a declaration in relation to a conviction that does not threaten the safety of the vulnerable people we support we will consider your application and explore further during the recruitment process.