Team Leader - Social Care

Reference number: 44900

Title: Team Leader - Social Care

Location: Barnet, London

Salary: £22,602 per annum (Including London Living Allowance)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Thursday 11 February 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:


Could you be a Team Leader?

We are Sense, a high quality residential care service in Barnet, who are passionate about supporting adults with complex needs, including sensory losses and learning disabilities. We’re seeking to recruit a Team Leader who is able to encourage a workplace culture based on respect and dignity for those in need of care and support. You’ll also need to provide supervision and values-led management to a team of support workers.

We’re keen to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours, everything we do is underpinned by five core values. These values shape the way we work as we pursue our vision Our values are:

- We include, We collaborate, We find a way, We challenge, We celebrate.

Do you share these values? If so, read on…

As a frontline hands on Team Leader you will need to support the Registered Care Manager and Deputy Manager in the day to day running of a responsive innovative and high quality service. Special attention will be paid to facilitating and monitoring personalised active support and the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximise the potential of each person we support.

You’ll also be able to demonstrate experience within a social care setting of managing and developing staff, alongside leadership abilities and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. If you have the right values, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development, a supportive work environment, generous leave arrangements and employee benefits and access to a pension scheme.

Our selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for us. It involves completing an online application form and taking part in a telephone screening interview. If you are successful at that stage, you will be invited to a virtual interview.

Take a look at the video below to see why we do what we do.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more, please click below. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.


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Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.  Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agency submissions, any submissions without prior authorisation from Sense will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)