Team Leader – children and young adults residential home

Team Leader – Young Adult Residential Care

Location: Meldreth, Nr. Royston – Cambridgeshire / Hertfordshire

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time – 40 hours per week – Shifts

Salary: £12.79 – £14.09 per hour (linked to competency and qualifications)

Annual Salary: £26,607 – £29,311 per year for a 40 hour week

The Role:

We are currently looking for a Team Leader to work for our client in Meldreth, Hertfordshire. Rated CQC Outstanding, the client offers a supportive living and learning environment for young adults with severe and profound learning difficulties and complex health needs. With specialist facilities and a focus on promoting independence, they support each of their young people through the transition from education into adulthood with a focus on person-centred programmes to promote independence.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Care Managers through the management, motivation and coaching of a team of support workers and Senior Support workers to maintain a stable, happy and caring environment that puts the health, safety and welfare of our young people first.
  • Be responsible for a team that provide appropriate physical and emotional support to the young people through the work of the care team within a residential environment and with off-site activities.

This will include:

  • Help with the induction of new team members and their continued mentoring and development towards QCF and other mandatory training.
  • Carry out supervisions along with dealing with Performance Management issues within your team.
  • Take an active role in ensuring that activities are completed, and effectively delegated and day-to-day implementation of young people’s individual program plans are carried out efficiently with adequate cover available at all times.
  • Ensure that all documentation is kept up to date.
  • Undertake on a regular basis sleeping-in duties for which an allowance is paid and waking night duties and undertake duty manager/on call responsibilities
  • Please note that the role may require participation in physical intervention and personal care.
  • QCF Level 3 in Adult Social Care
  • Shift / team leading experience
  • Superb communication skills
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to lead and motivate

There is a good, clear progression path with this client so if you are looking for a solid career move, then please do not hesitate to apply.

REF: 1383

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Adult Residential, Children's Residential

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