Team Leader - Children's Residential

£20,000 - £24,999
18 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Children's Home Team Leader - Newcastle-Under-Lyme

£22,228 - £26,112 per annum (inclusive of completing 4-8 sleep in shifts a month) plus benefits

We are delighted to be supporting one of the UK's leading providers of Residential Child Care in their search for Team Leader for their Ofsted rated "Good" home in the Staffordshire countryside.

Offering residential care for children & young people aged 7-18 years with social, emotional and mental health needs; this 6 bedded home?set in a rural location in Staffordshire offers a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment to support the personal and academic needs of the young people.

As Team Leader, you will be instrumental in supporting your team to ensure the highest level of care and support is provided to the young people at all times. Though therapeutic based practises, you will encourage your team to work through problems and issues faced by the young people. You will have full knowledge of Ofsted regulations and ensure these are adhered to at all times.

Key Skills Required
  • Hold a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare (or equivalent)
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate others
  • Experience of working with external providers and professional bodies
  • Passionate about providing quality care and support to young people
  • Hold a full, valid UK driving licence

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in their care. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS, full referencing and full employment checks prior to your employment start date.

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