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Team Leader - Childrens Services Derby

  • Location:

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Services for children

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £18500 - £20500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Carina Harris

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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Job Description

I am actively seeking a skilled, compassionate child centred TEAM LEADER to join a lovely and supportive childrens service in BURTON UPON TRENT OR DERBY, whichever is closer or more convenient for you. Both services provide essential and valuable care to children and young people aged 8 to 17 years who have complex, mental health and EBD needs.

You will become a pivotal part of an established, care focussed organisation who is committed to making a difference to the lives of the young people they support. A forward-thinking organisation, this is reflected in their work practices, training and professional development.

Working closely with the registered and deputy manager, and effectively leading a team of care and support staff, you will deliver care and support in line with both OFSTED and company guidelines. You will provide a nurturing and therapeutic environment which fosters emotional, social and physical wellbeing and development.

Within your role as a TEAM LEADER, you will lead shifts and offer direct support to the staff team. Staff supervisions, report writing, care and support planning and behaviour management are all a key part of the senior support worker role.

Your extensive knowledge, skills and experience will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and sleep in allowance, as well as a generous annual leave allowance and continued training and development. Genuine career progression opportunities are also available within this market leading organisation.

For your support and commitment, you will paid a salary of £18,496.50 to £20,444 a year plus a SLEEP IN ALLOWANCE of £35.00 per sleep which can take your salary up by £4200 giving you a salary of between £22,696 to £24,444. Any over time you do also is enhanced by an extra £2.00 per hour!!

You will also get a holiday allowance and pension plan, as well as career development and the opportunity to complete your NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management.

To be successful within this role you must have at least 12 months experience in childrens services and hold your QCF level 3 in childrens residential or have an equivalent.

If this sounds like an ideal next career step then please APPLY TODAY or call our Birmingham Care office on 0121 480 8217


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