Team Leader - Children's Services

8.50 GBP Hourly
12 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Team Leader wanted for a welcoming Children's Service in Cannock, Staffordshire!
A large home for amazing Young People
Pension, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, FREE training
Interviews being held immediately!

Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our amazing Young People's lives? Would you say your best traits were your positivity, friendliness, leadership skills and your innovativeness? How would you like to work in a person-centred environment where you can utilise these attributes within a company offering career progression, competitive earnings and excellent training? It sounds like a career in care could be for you!

Offering a superior service of residential care, short breaks and outreach for Young People with physical, learning and / or emotional and behavioural difficulties, a warm welcome awaits you at Inspire, one of our well renowned CareTech services. Our well established service in Cannock is seeking caring, compassionate and committed Team Leaders to provide the support that allows our amazing Young People to lead ordinary lives. Whilst the role of a Team Leader offers variety, superb progression opportunities and training, it takes a courageous and committed individual to really succeed at the role. You will have previous experience of being a Support Worker within a children's Residential setting, along with a positive attitude, friendly persona and a caring nature. You will also hold a Level 3 NVQ / QCF Diploma in Children & Young People, or equivalent.

We have over 250 Services as far North as Inverness and as far South as Kent, and all areas in between. Due to ongoing expansion, we are now looking for Team Leaders in Cannock to come and join us. We are looking for enthusiastic, person-centred individuals who share the same passion for care as we do!

Our Young People have varied likes and interests, whether this be dancing, baking, art or sports; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives.

Why CareTech?

*We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards

*We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care

*We have a proven progression path - most of our Registered Managers started as Support Workers with us

*We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme

*We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector

This is a full time position and will work on a shift rota. If you are caring, compassionate and a good communicator and would like to commit to the first stage of the process, get in touch today! Please note, a driver is preferred due to the location and the requirements of the service.

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us. Under the Equality Act 2010, some posts may have a minimum age requirement, based on the age of the oldest child within the service you are applying for. CareTech is an equal opportunities employer and will invite disabled applicants to contact us to identify any additional support that they may require throughout the recruitment process.

Due to the volume of applications, if you do not receive an invitation to interview within 14 working days, then consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion; we do, however have other services you may be suitable for in surrounding areas for the roles below: Support Workers, Team Leaders, Deputy Managers, Registered Managers.