Team Leader - Middlesbrough

Posted 6 April by Cambian Group
We are looking for someone who is be knowledgeable, confident, friendly and positive to join our team. The home is a solo residential children’s home that accommodates a young person aged between 10 – 18 years. The young person residing in the home may have emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. We accept children of either gender.
The home is located in a suburb of Middlesbrough. The location allows children to thrive in a community setting. We are close to the town center, with shopping and activity opportunities. There are public transport links to the town center where there is a network of transport opportunities further afield.
The home can also offer a wraparound care experience to young people from a range of culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds and will support them to enable them to reach their full potential. At Appleton Road we strive to ensure that all children and young people receive the same benefits as others in all aspects of life.

Requirements
Team Leader
Must be over 21 or over
Driving licence
Level 3 Health and Social Care qualification
12 months experience working in a residential setting

Duties
No day is the same but you will:-

- Provide support and care to each individual
- Provide encouragement when getting ready for education
- Travel with the residents (Use of Company Car)
- Complete care planning
- Complete Task Sheets
- Complete Meal Preparation
- Organise and facilitate social activities
- Maintain the home (cleaning, laundry and shopping etc.)
- Maintain home management
- Liaise with external stakeholders and our own multi-disciplinary team

Salary ranges
Team Leader = £9.60 p/h

Shift pattern – Typical 2-week Rota
Monday – 10.00 am – 10.30 am includes sleep
Tuesday – Day Off (after shift)
Wednesday – Day Off
Thursday – 10.00 am – 10.30 am includes sleep
Friday – Day Off (after shift)
Saturday – Day Off
Sunday – Day Off
Monday – Day off
Tuesday – 10.00 am – 10.30 am includes sleep
Wednesday - Day Off (after shift)
Thursday – Day off
Friday – 10.00 am – 10.30 am includes sleep
Saturday – Day Off (after shift)
Sunday – Day off

- This is an example of a 2-week Rota and will not be the actual Rota given to yourself. All staff have different Rota’s.
- You will be given your rota weeks in advance according to the service as the young people may have medicals or school meetings to attend.
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You will need the following skills/qualifications:

- A passion for working with children
- Level 3 Health and Social Care
- Experience working in a residential setting for 12 months
- Motivated
- Passionate about care and support
- Excellent communication skills and a good team player
- Strong determination to succeed
- Hardworking
- Effective leadership and Management
- Teamwork
- Resilience
- Honesty
- A willingness to learn

Benefits
5.6 weeks Annual Leave
Overtime (when available)
Employee discount scheme Free parking
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare vouchers
Employee assistance program
Career progression and CPD Monthly Supervision
Developmental opportunities
Internal/external training on new initiatives
Requirements for DBS and reference checking will be undertaken in line with government regulations and safer recruitment best practice.
Whilst we endeavor to keep, the recruitment process as short as possible due to the nature of these important checks it may extend the processing time.

Who are we?
We are the Cambian group, the largest independent provider of care and education for children and young people. We believe that everyone has a personal best. Those we care for and those who care for them. You will find that you are part of a close, supportive team, all focused on achieving the best outcome for everyone. The better we work together, the more we can help the people we care for achieve their personal best too.

Whether that is in terms of helping someone to achieve their personal potential or growing our reputation as provider of the best quality behavioural health services in the UK. We already have 27 Ofsted ‘Outstanding Provider’ Awards, join us and together we can achieve more.

Reference: 34847510

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