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Childrens Residential Team Leader - Botley, Oxfordshire

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** Childrens Residential Team Leader **
** Botley, Oxfordshire **
** £36,442 - £43,481 **
** 40 hours per week **
** Early; 7.30am - 2.30pm / Late; 2.30pm - 10pm / Long day; 7.30am - 10pm **
** Part time or full time **
** To work within a brand new 7 bedded childrens emotional and behavioural residential home **

BS Social Care are currently working in partnership with a well establish care company who care for children and young people via their residential homes and onsite schools. The children within these services have experienced sometimes traumatic starts to life which therefore requires very complex care and therapy which you can be a part of. We are looking for resilience and hardworking candidates who have a `get up and go` attitude, who are passionate about the work they produce and want to be within this role for the right reasons. This role can be incredibly demanding and challenging, however, it is also a line of work that gives great job satisfaction and can really allow you to make changes within peoples life`s.

About the employer; this employer is one of the top leading providers of children and young persons homes and schools.

About the job; this role is to support the children and young people within the brand new residential home. This service cares for 8 years - 18 years with emotional and behavioural difficulties alongside mental health issues, Autism, ADHD and some learning difficulties. You will also be responsible for Residential Support Workers and the Seniors reporting to the Deputy Manager on site adhering to managerial duties and be part of a senior team.

About the ideal candidate; it is essential you are a driver and have the ability to drive with young passengers, you are required to hold the Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People`s Workforce, hold supervisory experience within a childrens EBD home for at least 2 yrs, have the ability to participate in a range of activities with enthusiasm, have the ability to form positive working relationships with parents and outside agencies, have the ability to become an integral part of a team, hold good communication skills, have high levels of resilience, have the ability to build positive relationships with children and young people, have the ability to maintain professional standards at all times, have the ability to support young peoples in their daily routines in a variety of settings, have the ability to cope with a flexible working hours and to be available for sleep-in duties if required.

This role requires lots of resilience, lots of motivation and lots of passion to do the job well.

This is a permanent and full time role paying £36,442 - £43,481 to work 40 hours per week alongside 7 weeks AL, company sick pay scheme that covers up to four weeks sickness after two years service. This is in addition to a company paid health scheme that allows you to claim back the cost of your routine dental and opticians appointments as well as the cost of some prescriptions. Pension scheme; we will match your contributions up to 5%. Life Insurance and carer progression to become a Registered Manager earning a £50k+ salary package. Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare qualification (the cost of providing this qualification alone is around £6K).

To apply for this role, please send a full CV or call 07484 037455 to discuss further.


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