Team Leader - residential Children's home

Main responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Ensure that each young person has a plan which reflects his/her care, education, social, emotional, cultural, and therapeutic and health needs.

  • Allocate a Key Worker for each young person with the principal responsibility of implementing the childcare plan

  • Maintain monitoring systems in which the young people are consulted about the quality of care they receive

  • Attend and contribute to childcare planning and review meetings as appropriate

  • Assist the manager in developing a management style which balances the need to exercise control and give direction with the need to offer staff the opportunity to contribute to decision making

  • Ensure that all new staff receive a proper induction to the home in line with our clients policy.

  • Ensure the budgets are managed effectively and the use of all finances are properly monitored

  • To receive training appropriate to role and maintain an up to date training profile

  • To maintain up to date knowledge of the statutory and procedural frame-work for residential care and communicate this to staff as appropriate

  • Undertake other duties appropriate to the post and the needs of the organisation in order to develop and maintain quality service

Skills and Experience:

  • The post requires the holder to work on a shift pattern as part of a rota.

    Sleep in duties will be included, as well as working weekends and bank holidays when required.

  • The post requires the holder to have a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service check at all times.

  • On occasion you may be requested to change your rota at a given notice as per your contract.

    This is to ensure the contingencies of the service are covered.

    This may also include covering additional shifts as emergency cover.

  • Organisational skills to plan workload, good written/verbal communication skills

  • Able to work as part of a team.

  • A good knowledge base of the needs of the people with disability.

  • A non-discriminatory approach.

  • Relevant certifications and qualifications and mandatory training e.g.

    safeguarding, basic life support

  • Right to work in the UK

If you are interested in this role and have the relevant experience, please contact Liv on 01925 839 823 or email

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Rate: £10.10 - £11.30 per hour
  • Location: Stockport, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Integra
  • Contact: Olivia Styles
  • Tel: 01925839820
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-05-16 14:28:05 -

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