Team Leader - Residential Childcare Unit - Stoke

Dove Resourcing Limited
24000.00 GBP Annual
10 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Team Leader - Residential Childcare Unit - Stoke

Dove Resourcing is currently sourcing experienced residential care practitioners to progress into Team Leader roles within a specialist residential childcare organisation with homes in the Staffordshire region.

If you have experience leading shifts within children's homes and have obtained a level 3 diploma in children and young people workforce or equivalent and wish to join a quality driven therapeutic residential childcare provider, then I want to hear from you!

This organisation values staff progression and as such does invest significantly in training - they are looking for individuals whom are driven by having positive outcomes for young people central to their practice.

The organisation has an excellent relationship with an external therapeutic provider, they also insist on high staffing ratios in order to be able to offer a range of placement options which can be tailored to the needs of each young person.

You will be expected to provide intensive support to young people with challenging behaviours and lead a small pool of staff in your small occupancy service - expected to do the following;

  • To attend reviews and constructively contribute to the assessment and care planning process.
  • To interact with the young people and be a positive role model for them.
  • To always ensure that the highest standards of safe working practices are adhered to.
  • To participate in the domestic tasks throughout the home while encouraging the inclusion of the young people to do so themselves to practice self-care skills.
  • Ensure each young persons tailored care plan is kept updated and implemented.
  • Adhere to Ofsted regulations and national minimum standards for which you will be the lead to for the small staff team.
  • Lead a small group of staff in the small occupancy home.

This is a full time and permanent job opportunity and we are seeking to attract experienced care staff - for a position of Team Leader it is essential to hold the level 3 Children and young people workforce qualification or equivalent. The positions are being recruited for immediately and there is the opportunity to get started as soon as all pre-employment checks are completed.

Team Leaders are requested to complete sleep ins and they work rota basis on a 2 weekly rolling rota. Week 1 you will complete 5 x full day shifts, week 2 you will complete 2 x full day shifts.

If you are looking for a service where you can work more intensively with a small number of young people, in a service where therapeutic support is paramount then this is an organisation that could be for you.

The salary is between GBP24 & 26k inclusive of sleep ins - all applicants must be a car driver, applications are subject to pre-employment checks.

To register your interest in this team leader position in a small residential childcare unit please contact Matthew Errington at Dove Resourcing

Dove Resourcing is a specialist social care recruitment agency working exclusively with care staff seeking permanent jobs in the care sector. We work throughout the UK supplying staff to both adult & children's care organisations from support workers to Registered manager's - so if you are considering a move, or if you just want to keep an eye on the market, do get in touch for a confidential conversation today.