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Team Leader - Learning Disabilities

Job Description

A very exciting opportunity has arisen for team leader or acting team leader at a well established, children children provider in COVENTRY.

We are currently working with a client that supports children and young people with learning disabilities, complex needs and challenging behaviour. They offer a home environment to all the children and young people under their care and go above and beyond to promote a safe, happy and nurturing environment.

We are looking for an engaging, confident and hard working individual that is currently a team leader or looking to make that step up. You will hold a QCF level 3 in Children`s residential and have up to five years experience in children services ideally with children with learning disabilities. You must also be able to drive and have a full clean UK driving license.

The role will consist of the following responsibilities and duties;

* 40 hours per week on a mixed rota of days, nights and weekend + Sleeps with a rota on call system

*Ensure the ongoing assessment of children and young people`s needs in day to day practice and promote a safe, happy, structured and nurturing environment.

*Develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, professionals, children, and families.

*Work along side all members of the management team and take responsibility for the effective and efficient running of shifts including the planning and facilitation of school runs and activities

*Willingness and demonstrable ability to deputise in the absence of senior management within the home and make appropriate decisions

*To actively safeguard and promote the welfare of the children and young people and to report immediately any unsafe practices and conditions.

*Ensure all staff practice is in line with best practice and the children and young people`s Care and Placement Plans

*To be a team player and oversee and supervise the skills of the RSWs, whilst supporting them in any leaning and development with their roles.


In return you can expect a competitive salary of £19,750 to £21,000 depending on experience, plus sleep in allowance. In house training and personal development package and career progression, Free car parking and generous holiday allowance is also on offer.

If you have a passionate for making a difference and enriching a young persons life then please apply today ****Please note you MUST have experience working with children with learning disabilities to be considered for this role*****

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