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TEAM LEADER - RESIDENTIAL CHILD CARE

Posted 8 April by Progress Lane Ltd Easy Apply Ended

TEAM LEADER - RESIDENTIAL CHILDCARE (EBD) - SUPERB QUALITY HOME!

THIS EMPLOYER OFFERS ONE OF THE BEST SALARY AND BENEFITS PACKAGES IN THE RESIDENTIAL CHILDCARE SECTOR!

SALARY: £25,000 - £30,700 per annum plus fantastic company benefits- exceptional holiday entitlement, 5% pension, £1,000.00 attendance bonus, over £2,000.00 loyalty bonus! Childcare vouchers, health plan and more!

THE COMPANY

A well established provider of residential childcare and special education is thriving and offers exceptional services for children with social and emotional difficulties. With high staff to child ratios you will join an inspiring company of the highest quality - dedicated to the care and education of vulnerable children. Great scope for professional development!

ABOUT YOU

  • Skilled in a residential childcare setting- leading shifts, delegating duties, key working and keen to move up towards a management role
  • Hold or be working towards your QCF/NVQ3 in Care (Children & Young People or Residential Child Care) or equivalent
  • Confident practitioner with the ability to manage behaviours therapeutically and effectively
  • Consistent in your practice and work to exceed expectations
  • You offer the children an inspiring approach to the work you do in their lives to support them to be the best they can be!
  • You enjoy your role and have fun in your job and are keen to learn and develop your skills and practice!

THE ROLE

  • As the Team Leader will provide quality care for a group of vulnerable children with social, emotional & behavioural difficulties
  • Day to day supervision and guidance of staff regarding standards of care in line with the National Minimum Standards for Children’s Home
  • In the absence of the Registered Manager and his/her Deputy to be responsible for all admin/childcare functions at the home
  • Accurate recording, reviewing of care plans, contribute to case conferences and liaise with families and other agencies effectively and in line with company standards and guidelines
  • Assist with the supervision of Key Workers encouraging them to be responsible for and accountable to senior staff in ensuring effective assessment monitoring, planning and evaluating for each child takes place.
  • Ensure that full and complete casework records for young people are maintained and that sound decisions are made and carried out in line with effective childcare practice
  • To actively seek the views and opinions of children and provide a platform from which they can be heard

My client is an equal opportunities employer. Suitable references and DBS check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

Progress Lane acts as a recruitment consultancy.

Relevant searches: Team Leader, Deputy Manager, Shift Leader, Shift Manager, Senior Residential Childcare, Senior RCW

Required skills

  • Safeguarding
  • sleep ins
  • Residential Childcare
  • Shift Lead

Reference: 34852910

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