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Team Leader

Reference

PRI42865

Location

UnderHills Farm, Little Malvern, WR14

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£19,110 - £20,475 per annum (depending on experience and qualifications plus up to £3,840 annual sleep in allowance)

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a motivated and eager individual to join our children's home in Little Malvern as a Team Leader.

Do you have a qualification at Level 3 in Children's Residential Childcare?

Do you have previous experience of leading a team in a residential children's home?

Our Team Leaders work under the direction of the Registered House Manager and effectively lead a team of Support Workers who enable the delivery of care and education to our students and young people.  By guiding and managing the team, our Team Leaders ensure that the children's home complies with local procedures, corporate policy, statutory regulations and quality standards.

Our Team Leaders have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective organisational capability
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those we support
  • A strong “can do" attitude
  • Understanding and delivery of Regulatory Requirements and expectations
  • Robust understanding of Safeguarding and child protection
  • Financial viability and handling of site funds.

Some of the Team Leader duties include:

  • Day to day care and support of our children and young people
  • Internal monitoring, auditing and administration relating to the care and support of our young people
  • Shift leading and organisation skills, ensuring staff team are working cohesively and shifts are running as planned to meet the young peoples needs.

An NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Health & Social Care/Children's Residential home is essential for this post.  Due to the location of our home and some of the duties within this role, it is essential that the successful candidate holds a full driving license.

We use a rotating shift pattern to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need.  This may include working some weekends and bank holidays.

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

If you are passionate, dedicated, devoted and able to see the possibilities of all our exceptional learners we would like to hear from you.

If you have any questions prior to submitting an online application and would like to find out more please contact Claire or Jayne on 01952 432660 between the hours 9am - 5pm (Mon - Fri).

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.  With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Underhill’s Registered Children’s home is part of the Priory specialist service, registered for up to three children who have complex needs which may include autistic spectrum disorder and complex associated difficulties.

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

Senior_Support_Worker_Team_Leader.pdf

Closing Date

30/11/2020