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Team Leader - 16+ Leaving Care

Posted 16 April by Caretech Easy Apply Ended

Team Leaders Wanted for a new 16+ Supported Accommodation service in Yaxley
£10.30 per hour, pension scheme, childcare vouchers
FREE Training, progression opportunities

Would you describe yourself as friendly, positive and innovative? Would a career where you can develop these attributes within a person-centred environment motivate you? Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Young People's lives? Then we need your support!

A warm welcome awaits you in our specialist service providing supported accommodation for 16+ transitional young people. Based in Yaxley, we understand the need to support young people and prepare them through transition to independence and adult life. We pride ourselves on providing good quality support and guidance within a safe and secure environment.

Due to opening a brand new development in Yaxley, we are seeking caring, committed and compassionate Team Leaders to join our aspirational 16+ Services team.

We are seeking candidates who come from a residential / supported living background within either a Support Worker or Team Leader role. We are looking for courageous and committed individuals who can communicate these attributes within a challenging yet rewarding environment. In return, we will provide you with superb training and progression opportunities, in tandem with good rates of pay and a benefits package. We have over 250 Services as far North as Inverness and as far South as Kent, and all areas in between. We are looking for enthusiastic, person-centred individuals who share the same passion for care as we do! You will also possess an NVQ Level 3 in Children's and Young Peoples Workforce or equivalent, or working towards completion.

Each of our young people is an individual with their own life story, wishes and feelings; 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
* We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
* We have a proven progression path ? most of those who started as Support Workers are now Residential Managers
* 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

Numerous shift patterns available - 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.

Required skills

  • Caring
  • Empathy
  • Social Care
  • Young People
  • Residential Care

Reference: 33068209

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