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Team Leader- Young People

  • Location:

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Services for children

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £20280 per annum

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Job Description

Team Leader- Young People
Vulnerable young people aged 16-18 in semi-independent accommodations
Must Have Level 3 in Health and Social Care
Needs access to own vehicle
Must have experience in managing a team.

Package: £20,820 per annum
Annual leave- 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (excluding lunch breaks)
Location: Bradford (Travel required, must be a driver)
Direct Reports- Key Workers and Support Workers

Our mission
To safeguard service users from anything and anyone who can harm their welfare
To support and empower service users to learn and develop the skills they need to become independent
To celebrate service users progress by recognising and rewarding their achievements.

Our vision
For our service users to be able to live independently and achieve their full potential in life, giving them a brighter future
For Local Authorities to want us to work with more of their service users because they see the success service users are achieving with our support.

Job Purpose
To build good relationships with professionals and agencies by ensuring the support delivered by the team is professional, timely, effective and promotes the welfare of service users.
To ensure service users and all those working with them are safeguarded by ensuring that all staff receive, read and adhere to accurate risk assessments and have the relevant tools and resources they need to be able to perform their roles.
To ensure that service users achieve their targets as per their Pathway Plans and complete Life Skills Programme to enable them to develop independent living skills successfully in time for them leaving care.
To liaise with stakeholders and ensure accurate information is recorded, shared and acted upon in a timely manner.
To identify, communicate and act upon concerns and incidents immediately and takes responsibility for following these through.

Roles and responsibilities
Attend placement planning meetings with service users and professionals
Ensure newly placed service users are inducted on admission, explaining house rules and welcome pack etc.
Work with all direct reports to ensure service users development areas are identified and acted upon to support them to become independent.
Ensure all staff (including yourself) promote, acknowledge and respect the privacy, dignity, diversity, rights and responsibilities of service users to enable them to meet their goals and aspirations and to build and maintain their self-worth and individuality.

To discuss this role in more detail please call Emma on 01274 3930502 and/or Email


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