Team Leader - 16 Services Supported Accommodation

£15,000 - £19,999
29 Jan 2019
03 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Team Leader - Leaving Care Supported Accommodation Services - Hatfield

You will have a level 3 diploma in Children's Residential Childcare or equivalent and be working towards a level 5 (or prepared to do so) and experience of working with a similar group of young people.

If you have a big heart, endless patience, and a good sense of humour, we need you!

At Linx 16 plus we support Young people who are:

  • Leaving Care
  • Asylum Seeking Children
  • Pregnant teenagers
  • Young Mums and babies
  • At risk of homelessness

£10.30 per hour, £45.00 per sleep in, flexible shift pattern, full time post available.

FREE industry leading training to achieve recognised qualifications in Caring for Children and Young People,

Childcare Vouchers, additional Holiday Purchase Scheme, Share Save Scheme, Pension and Employee assistance line

Our 16 plus Leaving Care Services are expanding on a nationwide basis - we are therefore looking to grow our team. At Linx 16 plus, CareTech, we want to give the Young People that we support, the necessary skills they will need as they move to independence - and if you are up for a challenge, this is where we need your assistance.

The Children’s Division within CareTech provides Residential Care, Fostering and Supported Accommodation to some of the most amazing Young People across the UK. The commitment, passion and support of our current staff teams speaks for itself; with a number of success stories of how we have supported a Young Person to live their life to the full and go on to succeed to their full potential.

We have over 60 Children’s Services across the UK, and are now looking to expand further within our division. In this role, no day is the same - one day you might be hiking up a mountain, the next you might be supporting a Young Person to appointments, or using your culinary skills to teach Young People to prepare and cook a nutritious meal. We are looking for compassionate, empowering, and friendly individuals who can really make a difference to our Young People. A good sense of humour helps.

Our Team Leaders provide support to our Project Coordinators with recruitment, rotas and promote the well being, welfare, safety and personal development of the young people receiving our service. The Team Leaders lead and direct the day to day operational management of the service which requires the ideal candidate to have the skills and knowledge to manage resources and develop staff as well as having knowledge of the regulations and requirements of a successful 16 plus service.

Every Young Person that we support is treated as an individual with their own story and journey. We are seeking Support Workers who are adaptable, able to work under pressure, and who can work flexibly. In return you can expect:

  • To join a welcoming and friendly team who all have a passion for our Young People
  • A varied working pattern where no day is the same
  • Superb training and induction, gaining recognised qualifications
  • The opportunity to progress within the company - most of our current Team Leaders started with us as Support Workers!
  • Competitive rates of pay, pension, share save scheme, on-going personal development and ultimately working within one of the most rewarding environments you could work in

If you are interested in becoming part of the CareTech family, then please apply today!

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. 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 please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. By applying for this role, you are consenting to the submission of your details for this purpose only. Any data processed will be used for recruitment purposes within CareTech only and will not be retained by CareTech for any longer than 6 months

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