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Team Leader (Forest View)

Reference

PRI23469

Location

Coxlease School, Clay Hill, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7DE

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£19,173

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

We offer a unique integration of education, care and therapy to young people aged 5 to 19 with complex needs, some of whom may also be on the autistic spectrum. All of the roles require passion and enthusiasm, excellent communications skills, high levels of self motivation and the necessary drive and commitment to support our young people to achieve.

We currently have a Team Leader Opportunity within our Lyndhurst based Children's Home - Forest View Home. 

You will be required to work approximately 8 shifts on a transparent 3 week rolling rota basis.

 

As a Team Leader, you will be responsible for supervising a team of support workers,  providing day to day care for our Young People, supporting them in activities, education and statutory meetings relating to their time in residential care. Working as a team you will ensure the home is kept to a good standard in all aspects of house-keeping.

Experience of working in a Residential Childcare setting or working with young people with challenging behaviour is an advantage. We welcome applications from those with no experience but who are willing to train. All staff undertake relevant training leading to a nationally recognised Children, Young People & Families Practitioner Level 4 (previously Diploma Level 3)

You need to have held a driving license for at least three years and have no more than six points.

 

Other benefits:

  • 3 week rolling shift pattern
  • Average of 37.5 hrs/wk, including evening and weekend working (1 in 3 weekends off)
  • Sleep-in allowance of £35.00 (approx 1 per week)
  • 33 days annual leave, company pension scheme plus a great benefits package
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face to face training and CPD planning
  • Funded Children, Young People & Families Practitioner Level 4 (previously Diploma Level 3)
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

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References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

 

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

 

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Let us know how we are doing, review us on Indeed  or Glassdoor by following these links

Glassdoor

https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-Priory-Group-EI_IE37118.11,23.htm

Indeed

https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Priory-Education

 

Closing Date

02/01/2019