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Team Leader

Reference

PRI53624

Location

Grosvenor House, Ross on Wye, HR9

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 £2,100 - £4,900 sleep in allowance)

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed people in this sector.

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

We want you to get off to the best start with us so we are giving you £250 when you join Priory Group and then when you are settled in in 6 months’ time we will give you an extra £250 for your hard work!

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.

Aspris 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 the Disclosure & Barring Service.

What do you get in return?

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support
  • Build your career with Aspris; rewards and recognition schemes in place for ongoing service.

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).

You can be part of something special

At Aspris, we are dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of the children and young people within our homes, and always celebrate uniqueness and diversity.

Our homes are part of a large children’s group with a national footprint offering significant development, support and progression opportunities. We also operate a fostering service and a number of high quality specialist schools in both the UK and the Middle East. 

Grosvenor House is registered to accommodate a maximum of 5 young people between the age of 14 - 19 years with mild autism spectrum disorder associated with complex learning needs and challenging behaviours.

Grosvenor House children's home is a very special home for children and young people where daily living experiences and activities are meaningful and memorable and are designed to meet the needs of individual children in areas that are personal to them.  Grosvenor house is one of six homes that feed into Queenswood School.

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

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's 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. Aspris 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

31/10/2021