Witherslack Group are about to open two new children’s homes each accommodating up to 4 young people as part of a brand new integrated therapeutic site. We’re looking to recruit a team who will make a huge difference to our young people’s lives.
We are the highest rated provider by Ofsted with 55% of our homes assessed as ‘Outstanding’, this is great opportunity to get on board early, join the team and help shape our new service in this region.
As a Team Leader, you’ll make sure that vulnerable young people get the best from us. It’s a worthwhile role that comes with great training and rewards. Every day, you’ll assist the Registered Manager and Deputy Manager, deputising when required, upholding good practice and motivating the team. When you’re not busy with leadership duties, you’ll work with our youngsters, take part in case reviews and oversee administration. You’ll also be responsible for organising and leading shifts, as well as effectively planning the day to day care of our young people and advising and supervising staff.
To be considered, you’ll need a minimum of 12 months experience in residential childcare and must hold a Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) or an equivalent. You will also need to have held a full UK driving license for a minimum of 12 months.
You will need to have the ability to build strong relationships with children, parents and outside agencies. Resilience and understanding will play a big part in your success. You must also be happy to work unsociable hours, be flexible to the needs of the home and work to a rota, including sleep in duties. In exchange you will receive a highly competitive salary, benefits and outstanding training package. We invest in your development and see this as a start to your career within our group.
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