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Residential Childcare Team Leader

Wigan

£24046 per annum

Permanent

A rewarding opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Team Leader.

We want to hear from caring, enthusiastic and dedicated team players with a can-do approach who really care about the needs of young people.

This is a rewarding opportunity to work with children in a 2 bedded EBD residential care setting.

Applications are welcomed from experienced Residential Children’s Care Workers with a proven ability to support young people who have been the victims of trauma and are extremely vulnerable.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The appropriate planning of shifts
  • The completion / delegation of tasks and duties
  • Ensuring plans for young people are implemented and achieved
  • Demonstrate good communication skills to outside agencies and represent the company in a positive manner in respective of meetings etc
  • Ensure reports etc are appropriately compiled and documented
  • Ensure young people’s daily records are completed
  • Undertake and deliver detailed handovers
  • To plan for and understand face to face interventions with young people
  • To implement strategies by which to engage young people in activities
  • To supervise and monitor young people’s whereabouts
  • Support young people to achieve agreed plans and outcomes of individual care plans and risk assessments etc
  • Ensure medication is appropriately administered/ audited and recorded
  • Check that the menus are followed and food logs are completed
  • Daily Health and Safety checks
  • Have a full understanding of all safeguarding procedures

Minimum requirements:

  • Experience leading or managing staff in a residential childcare setting
  • Driving licence
  • Diploma Level 3 qualified in Children and Young Persons Workforce, Social Work Degree or equivalent or willingness to work towards the above Level 3 qualification
  • Level 2 or Level 5 Team Leader or Management qualification (desirable)
  • Experience of Ofsted inspections (desirable)

Benefits:

  • Pension Auto-enrolment
  • Pay Care Scheme
  • Perk Box
  • Annual Leave Service Award
  • Childcare vouchers

Closing date: ASAP Interview: ASAP Contact: Priya at Job Paths 4 U

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Posted 14 days ago

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