Children's Home Team Leader

SCP Recruitment
£9.00 - 9.60 per hour
15 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Team Leader - Children's Residential Home

SCP Recruitment are a highly established Care Agency. We are urgently recruiting for experienced Team Leader for a Children's Residential Home based near Coalville in Leicestershire.

Main Purpose of the Job:

To assist the manager and/or the Deputy Manager in achieving the aims and objectives of the Statement of Purpose and uphold the organisations missions statement and values. To support and manage the staff team to enable them to meet the needs of the children and young people. To undertake direct work with children and young people as appropriate. To ensure each shift is planned and resources allocated. To work in partnership with other professionals to achieve optimum outcomes for young people. To offer supervision and support to staff in line with National Minimum Standards and as directed by the Registered Manager and/or the Deputy Manager.

Equal Opportunities:
All young people are equally entitled to have their needs met in a fair and balanced way. Team Leaders are responsible for promoting equal opportunities for all and for challenging any behaviour or practice which discriminates against any young person or colleague on the grounds of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other perceived difference.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Acting as an appropriate adult at PACE interviews.

* Chairing children's meetings and facilitating consultation with young people generally.

* Providing consultation and informal advice and support to staff in relation to day to day matters.

* Taking responsibility for planning shifts and ensuring their smooth running when on duty.

* Addressing issues in relation to conduct and competence of staff.

* Undertaking management investigations when required.

* To ensure that resources are allocated appropriately and financial records are accurately maintained under the direction of the Registered Manager and/or the Deputy Manager.

* To drive company vehicles - subject to policies and procedures.

* To work on a rota basis according to the needs of young people.

Hourly rate: £9.00 - £9.60 per hour

Hours: Full time

Location: Leicestershire

Car driver: Yes

Job Type: Temp to permanent