Trainee Manager - Children's Services

CareTech UK
£25000 - £26200/annum + Training
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role

We are seeking an enthusiastic Trainee Manager to join our welcoming new team at Hidelow, our brand new specialist Children’s Service on the Herefordshire / Worcestershire border.

The service is easily commutable from Bromyard, Leominster, Worcester, Hereford, Malvern and surrounding areas. We provide Young People aged between 8–18 years with practical, therapeutic and emotional care and support, enabling them to lead as ordinary lives as they can achieve.

Due to expansion, we have a one of a kind opportunity for a Trainee Manager to join our aspirational team. We are looking for courageous and committed individuals who can communicate their attributes within a challenging yet rewarding environment. You must be able to demonstrate a strong background within a children's residential setting and have the drive and determination to work your way up in the role. You must also hold a minimum of a level 3 NVQ or QCF qualification (or equivalent) to hit the ground running. In return, we will provide you with superb training and progression opportunities, in tandem with good rates of pay and a benefits package.

If your best traits are positivity, friendliness and innovation then this job is for you!

Benefits of being a CareTech Employee

* We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
* We provide FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
* Career progression path within the company
* Employee Assistance Helpline
* Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
* Retail discount vouchers
* DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* To follow the placement plan of each Young Person, supporting them through daily routines
* To assist in the day-to-day running of the home, ensuring a high level of safety and homeliness
* To follow therapeutic plans and strategies, attending daily education with the Young Person
* Operating within CareTech’s policies and procedures to ensure that we provide a positive living experience for all Young People
* To maintain effective communication and liaison with Young People, their families and others whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality
* To support Young People and staff members with the preparation of meals, activities, cleaning and social events

The Successful Candidate for the role will have

* Possess an NVQ / QCF Level 3 in Children & Young People’s Workforce
* Experience in supporting Young People with complex behaviours, or worked within a similar environment
* The ability to keep calm under pressure
* Excellent leadership and communication skills
* The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding

About CareTech

CareTech Community Services established in 1993 has 250 services with continuous growth with new developments/services.

CareTech Community Services is a national provider of support for people with complex and challenging behaviours associated with autism, learning disabilities, mental health illness and neurological conditions. We support people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and also in residential care.

All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). Under the Equality Act 2010, some posts may have a minimum age requirement, based on the age of the oldest child in the service you are applying for. CareTech is an equal opportunities employer and will invite disabled applicants to contact us to identify any additional support that they may require throughout the recruitment process