** Children and Young Persons Residential Team Leader **
** Corby, Northamptonshire **
** Permanent and full time **
** £22,640 - £23,640 **
** 37.5 hours on average over 4 weeks **
** To work every other weekend **
** E; 8am - 2.30pm/ L; 2pm - 10pm/ S; 10am - 8am (2 sleeps per week) **
** Children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties **
BS Social Care are currently recruiting for a Team Leader for a children and young persons residential home within Corby, Northamptonshire. This is an organisation who is there to make a change around the common failures of children`s services which only effects the child(ren) within care.
About the company; this is a new company who own two homes and is currently in the process of a third home with the plan for more successful homes and potentially a school. This company holds 2 Directors and an Operations Manager with masses of children and other experiences which is the driving aspect as to why this company is going to do so well. We are committed to, and passionate about, supporting each young person`s right to quality care in order to cultivate bright futures. Our overall mission is to provide a home where we support and encourage young person to become healthier, happier, individuals, who feel more confident and stable going into the next chapter of their lives.
About the role; your role is to not accept no as answer. To problem solve and to be 2 steps ahead at all times, thinking of tactical ways of dealing with issues within the home. Ensuring that the children in your care are given a solution rather than a problem allowing them to be children. To understand and meet the needs of and promote the development of the children by providing 1:1 care and support. To assume key worker responsibilities for one of our young people which includes befriending and supervising them and acting as their advocate when necessary. To promote and participate in activities encouraging choice and opportunity for our young people. Alongside the Home Manager, to provide guidance, mentoring and support for our Support Workers. To be part of the on-call rota to and participate in the running and management of the home.
About the ideal candidate; you will have the NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Children and Young People. Without this, we cannot submit you as a candidate. We will be looking for people with NVQ`s/QCF`s and Diploma`s/Degree`s relevant to this role and the health and social care sector. It is essential that you have current and up to date experience with children and young people ideally within a residential and therapeutic setting. You will be a driver. Team Teach and MAPA would be ideal and you will be IT lit for the record keeping aspect of the role. You will hold managerial experience as either a Senior, Team Leader, Deputy or similar with good understanding on how to manage a team and get the best out of them.
In return; this role is a full time and permanent role working on average 37.5 hours per week over 4 weeks. You will work a mix of earlys; 8am - 2.30pm, lates; 2pm - 10pm and sleep ins; 10pm - 8am (you will work 2 sleep ins per week as your contact). The rota will be as accommodating as possible. You will also be offered a whole host of benefits which will be discussed on application. The benefits include; pension, training, perk box bonus, over time and bonus for sleep ins and progression.
To apply for this role or for more information, please call Carla Gunn on 01604 448408 or email your most up to date CV