Team Leader - Children's Services
Team Leader Wanted for our Children's Service in Oswestry!
£10.10 per hour, £62.50 per Sleep In, pension scheme, childcare vouchers, retail vouchers, flexible working patterns
Superb progression opportunities, on-going training
You will hold a QCF or NVQ Level 3 qualification in the Children & Young People's Workforce
Do you believe that some of your best traits are compassion, empathy and friendliness? Would you say that you're the type of person who likes to make people smile? Would you like to work in a job that adds real value to people’s lives and at the same time offers you an actual career and job security? If this is how you see yourself, and these are the type things you're looking for, then maybe this could be the right job opportunity for someone just like you.
At CareTech, we pride ourselves on our friendly, innovative, person-centred, empowering and positive values that we reflect as a company. We are seeking candidates who share the same passion for the values as we do, offering a career where you can develop these attributes further. Does this sound like you? Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Young People’s lives? Then we need your support!
Offering a superior service for Young People with complex emotional and behavioural difficulties, a warm welcome awaits you at one of our well known CareTech services. Due to expansion at a well established home at Oswestry, we are seeking a caring, compassionate and committed Team Leader to provide the support that allows our amazing Young People to lead ordinary lives. Whilst the role of a Team Leader offers variety, superb progression opportunities and training, it takes a courageous and committed individual to really succeed at the role. You will have previous experience of being a Support Worker within a children’s Residential setting, hold either an NVQ or QCF Level 3 in Children and Young People (or equivalent), along with a positive attitude, friendly persona and a caring nature.
We have over 250 Services as far North as Inverness and as far South as Kent, and all areas in between. Our Young People have varied likes and interests, whether this be music, cooking, art or sports; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives.
• We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
• We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
• We have a proven progression path - most of our Registered Managers started as Support Workers with us
• 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
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.