Team Leader Residential Children's Care Tamworth

Cambian Group
9.95 GBP Hourly
09 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Team Leader Residential Children's Care

Salary: GBP9.95 an hour (+ GBP26.36 sleep in rate )

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Tamworth

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity?

We are looking for Team Leaders to join our friendly teams in the midlands area. Our homes provide care and support for young people from the ages of 6 years old up to their 18 th birthday. We have services that would support young people with emotional behavioural difficulties, some learning or mental health requirements and specialist trauma services for young people that have been through levels of abuse in their life and require strong therapeutically led care.

You will be joining a friendly, passionate and committed organisation with excellent career progression. We believe in staff development and succession planning to allow people to progress through their chosen career. As an organisation we offer specialist training to team members, offering an opportunity to work towards long-term and highly awarding career.

Your new role

As a Team Leader, you will provide regular guidance, support and supervision to residential care workers, therapeutic practitioners to ensure that our young people receive high quality of care in accordance with the Ofsted requirements. You will be responsible for effective rota management, risk assessments, legalising with specialists and assisting the Registered Manager with the day to day running of the service. You will be required to work alongside our support services in clinical and education to support every young person and will have excellent communication skills. You will work up to 40 hours per week and work a mixture of days, nights and sleep ins and be on-call for any house emergencies.

What you'll need to succeed

To be suitable for this work you will need to:

•Hold Diploma Level 3 in Social Care as a minimum

•Have experience with providing support and care to young people or within the care sector with transferrable skills

•Awareness and basic understanding of the Legislation and Guidance relevant to young people in residential care..

•Ability to work shifts within a 24/7 day per week rota

What you'll get in return

  • 234 hours holidays per year (plus bank holidays)
  • Free training and professional development programme
  • Paid induction, training and enhanced DBS check
  • Registration into qualifications such as diploma level 3 or 5
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme and much more

If you have a passion and commitment to work with young people and to make a difference to their lives please upload your CV and covering letter and press the apply button now.

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