Team Leader/Residential Childcare

Recruiter
Jump Lane Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
From £20,500 to £23,500 per annum
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JLR Healthcare are currently recruiting for a Team Leader to effectively and efficiently deliver the main responsibilities and key result areas within the Team Leader role. To ensure effective service delivery with a view to supporting the positive development of the children/young people, staff, service and organisation.You will be responsible for actively safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children/young people in the home. You will also be required to promote structure, boundaries and routines within the home and support the young people with their day to day activities.Salary: Up to £23,500 per annum dependent on experience and qualificationsHours: Sleeping in / shift work, including evenings and weekends on a rota system.Candidate Criteria:- Minimum 2 years total experience in the sector.- NVQ level 3 CYP (CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce) - Or equivalent.- Driver & own transport- Provide cover to other homes within the company when required.Main Duties & Responsibilities:- To actively safeguard and promote the welfare of the children/young people.- To report immediately any unsafe practices and conditions.- Ensure the ongoing assessment of children and young people’s needs in day to day practice.- Actively engage children and young people using a range of strategies in order to promote prosocial behaviour.- Through individual practice, and the effective management of a team, actively support the positive holistic development of the children/young people within the home.- Ensure all staff practice is in line with the children and young people’s Care and Placement Plans - Actively promote a safe, structured and nurturing environment.- Assist the management of the home in developing the skills and potential of Residential Support Workers.- Oversee, supervise, appraise, and develop the skills of staff in their working practice.- Take responsibility for the effective and efficient running of shifts including the planning and facilitation of activities.- Ensure effective service delivery in line with the policies and procedures of the home and the Company.- Ensure the delivery of all key worker areas and responsibilities including the delivery of direct work.- Monitor and maintain administrative requirements ensuring compliance with policy and regulation.- Work as part of a multi disciplinary team both within the home and with external agencies.- Develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, professionals, TL JD – 10/14 2 children, and families.- Where required attend reviews and or meetings.- Oversee, write and edit all reports when submitted for meetings and reviews.- Where required deputise in the absence of the management of the home.- At all times promote and ensure anti discriminatory practice.- Undertake all relevant training as and when required. • Co-operate with the Company in complying with the Health and Safety requirements and are therefore follow Company policies- Take responsibility for having sound working knowledge of policy and procedure including Safeguarding, Fire, and Health and Safety Procedures at your place of work.