Team Leader - Corby

Team Leader

Children’s Home


£25,500 - £27,000 (including sleep-ins and on-call)

I am looking for an experienced Team Leader to work in a small children’s home in Corby. The home provides care and support for two children with emotional and behavioural difficulties.  The role is with a small, but expanding company, who provide fantastic support to their staff, and offer a fun, positive and stimulating environment working with people who genuinely enjoy the rewards and challenges of working with children.

Duties for this role will include:

  • Participating in the running and management of the home
  • Understanding and meeting the needs of and promoting the development of the children by providing 1:1 care and support
  • Working in partnership with parents, carers and other professionals to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people
  • Undertaking key worker responsibilities for one young person, which includes befriending and supervising them and acting as their advocate when necessary
  • Promoting and participating in activities encouraging choice and opportunity for young people
  • Alongside the Home Manager, to providing guidance, mentoring and support for our support workers
  • Providing on– call support as part of the on call team

For this post you must have:

  • At least 2 year’s relevant professional experience working with young people
  • An NVQ Level 3/Diploma in Health & Social Care with Children and Young People Workforce (or equivalent)
  • Experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour in a residential setting
  • A flexible approach to working hours/shifts and a mature level of commitment to enable the efficient running of the home
  • The ability to undertake sleep in duties and provide an on call out of hours emergency service
  • A full clean manual driving license held for at least 1 year

For more information on this role, which is a great opportunity with fantastic prospects, please call Elite on 01604 879345.

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