Acting Care Team Leader

09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Options Complex Needs

Care Team Leader/Senior Support Worker

Full time: An average of40 hours per week over 7 days, 7:00am - 11:00pm plus sleep in duties and 1 x 8 hour continued professional development day per month. 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

Contract Type: Temporary

Options Kinsale, a children’s Education and Residential service, based in Holywell, North Wales require Residential Support Workers to join our dedicated team. In a stunning rural setting our service is within easy reach of Rhyl, Llandudno, Bangor, Wrexham, Flint, Prestatyn, Chester and surrounding towns. Starting salary £18,800 p.a. + c£1,700 sleep in allowance

Due to continued company growth, this new role of ActingCare 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 ActingTeam 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.

Closing date: 19 May 2017

Interview date: 24 May 2017

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 and Hillcrest Children’s services form part of Outcomes First Group who employ c2000 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 children, young people and adult and their families. We share every step of that journey with them.

"Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and expects all staff to share this commitment"