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Team Manager

Job Introduction

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join St Barts supporting adults with Learning Disabilities. A vibrant new service delivering support to adults from March 2024. As the Team Manager you will have management responsibility for a team operating a supported living model of support. As one of our management team, you'll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life too, as you benefit from an exceptional level of internal and external training as well as a highly supportive management team.

Please note you must have experience in leading a team to be considered for this role.

Role Responsibility

As Team Manager you will have responsibility to support your senior support workers and support workers.  You will be a visible leader within your team, providing practical and visible leadership throughout the day. You will work collaboratively with other Team Managers and your Locality Manager to ensure high quality treatment is delivered in a person centred and engaging way.

Responsibilities will include:

  • The ability to inspire and drive excellent support within a team.
  • The capability to meet financial and business targets.
  • A track record of supporting and empowering people to live more independently in their community developing positive outcomes for those being supported.
  • Experience of supporting individuals with various needs including autism learning disabilities, complex physical or health needs.
  • The ability to communicate effectively to a range of audiences.
  • Willing to work towards NVQ level 4/5 qualification.
  • To operate flexibly as this role will involve out of hours checks supporting/coaching staff and the possible need to backfill when short of staff.

The Ideal Candidate

Building on your experience of working with people with learning disabilities, you'll set, maintain, and develop standards as part of our service. As a manager, your focus will always be on ensuring the delivery of consistently high-quality services - all within a challenging, but very rewarding environment. In this varied Team Manager role, you'll also carry out risk assessments, implement Support Plans and provide operational management.


  • Demonstratable leadership skills and flexible and adaptable leadership style;
  • In depth understanding and ability to operationally and performance manage the functions of the team
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written). Ability to adapt to respond to staff, commissioners/partners and people we support;
  • Strong organisational, time management and prioritisation skills;
  • Ability to remain calm and resilient in high pressure environments;


  • Previous experience managing similar service/team
  • Management qualification or equivalent
  • Willing to work towards NVQ level 4/5 qualification.

About us

As a leading health and social care provider we take real pride in the services we offer.

Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision – and our people are connected by the same values. These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.

We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.

Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to supporting others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job – we offer you a career.

What Benefits Will I Receive?

We know reward looks different to each person and so whether its ways to make your money go further, a culture supporting recognition and celebration, or opportunities to boost your career – we want to support you in every way we can with our total reward package that includes:

  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future – we’re proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications
  • 31 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 33 days. Plus the option to buy holidays and spread the cost
  • An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further – including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You’ll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service – free, confidential telephone based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more – all free to you and your immediate family
  • Recognition awards to recognise colleagues’ inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to us
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans
  • A £300 bonus if you successfully refer a friend as a new colleague through our Refer a Friend scheme, as a thanks from us!

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