Learning Disabilities Team Manager – Shared Living Scheme

Vacancy: Learning Disabilities Team Manager – Shared Living Scheme


LIFE by Be Caring is looking to employ an experience Team Manager to work within our Shared Living Scheme in the West Denton area of Newcastle upon Tyne.

The purpose of this role is to provide Team Manager support to the scheme tenants and our staffing teams. You will support our tenants during their two year tenancy within the service, this will include improving life skills, supporting with employability skills and general wellbeing and mental health support.


Full Time contracted hours
Weekend working on a rota basis (one weekend in three)
Mileage allowance of 30p mile

Eligibility Required

Full enhanced DBS check will be carried out by Be Caring Limited any offer of employment is subject to the information gathered at this time.

Experience Required

Previous experience in a similar role and a background working with learning disabilities is essential to this role. You will be supported by the departments Care Service Manager who will ensure that you are managing your role in an effective manner.

You will have a proven track record of managing a team along with a working understanding of the latest governance surrounding community care.

You will be familiar with the implementation of person-led care with a proven background in Support Plan writing and managing services with the interests of the customers at the heart of your approach.

The Role

You will work as part of a team of Team Managers within our Shared Living Scheme in the West Denton area of Newcastle. You will have responsibility for the daily management of those services which will cover all aspects of our customers lives.

You will provide tailored person-led support, championing the development of our customers life skills and independence.

Included in this role is a requirement to undertake on-call duties on a rota basis, this is to ensure that our customers and employees are provided with 24 hours support.

You will be responsible for the supervision of a team of Support Workers, ensuring that they are supported to undertake their roles effectively and in a way that meets with the values of our organisation.


As an employee of Be Caring Limited you will be given the support required to succeed in your role as a Team Manager. Our Care Service Manager will mentor you whilst you settle into the role, ensuring that you are working to the standards set out within the organisation.

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