Residential Childcare Team Leader
£24046 per annum
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
- 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)
- 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