Care Team Leader
Options Complex Needs
Care Team Leader/Senior Support Worker
Full time: an average of40 hours per week.
These hours are to be worked across an agreed rota and include weekends
Salary Scale: £18,800 p.a.- £24,700 p.a. + c£1,700 sleep in allowance
Options Complex Needs, a specialist care, education and clinical service for children and young people with complex needs requirea qualified Team Leader towork at our newly registered 4 bedded residential children’s home located in North Wales. The home is situated just off the A55 near St Asaph and is within commuting distance from Rhyl, Llandudno, Bangor, Wrexham, Flint, Prestatyn, Chester and surrounding towns.
Due to continued company growth, this new role of Care Team Leader/Senior SupportWorker provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced, committed and enthusiastic supervisor to join our thriving business. Options Complex Needs provides care and education for children and young people with complex needs including; impaired cognitive functioning due to early life trauma, Autism, Asperger’s, Dyspraxia, and ADHD
As a Team Leader for the home, you will have responsibility to lead, supervise and motivate your care team, ensuring high quality care and support to the young people in accordance with Company policies, procedures and practices and the standards set by the Regulatory Body.
Applicants must meet and evidence the following criteria:-
- Hold the Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) NVQ Level 3 OR Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) *
- Have the ability and experience to deal with complex and challenging behaviour
- To demonstrate effective leadership skills with the ability to motivate teams and individuals
- To be effective in both written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to keep accurate records
*for guidance on relevant qualifications please see care Council for Wales Qualification Framework for the Social Care Sector in Wales Pg. 22.
It is also a requirement that you register with Care Council for Wales within the specified timescale and maintain your registration.
If you are an experienced and dynamic Team Leader with experience in our industry, please apply immediately. In return we offer excellent salary of £18,800 p.a. - £24,700 p.a. + c£1,700 sleep in allowance and a staff benefits package to include: Pension, Company Sick Pay, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Voucher Scheme and Retail Discounts
Options Group employ 1200 staff at locations throughout the UK and provide a range of care and education services to children and adults with autism, complex needs and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. Due to the breadth of our services we are able to adapt to the needs of the individual at different points in time. This enables us to provide a range of care options within a journey of support for our young people and their families. We share every step of that journey with them.
"Options is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and expects all staff to share this commitment"