Team Leader - residential Children's home

RESCW stockport_1653286497
£10.10 - £11.30 per hour

Job Details

Main responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Ensure that each young person has a plan which reflects his/her care, education, social, emotional, cultural, and therapeutic and health needs.
  • Allocate a Key Worker for each young person with the principal responsibility of implementing the childcare plan
  • Maintain monitoring systems in which the young people are consulted about the quality of care they receive
  • Attend and contribute to childcare planning and review meetings as appropriate
  • Assist the manager in developing a management style which balances the need to exercise control and give direction with the need to offer staff the opportunity to contribute to decision making
  • Ensure that all new staff receive a proper induction to the home in line with our clients policy.
  • Ensure the budgets are managed effectively and the use of all finances are properly monitored
  • To receive training appropriate to role and maintain an up to date training profile
  • To maintain up to date knowledge of the statutory and procedural frame-work for residential care and communicate this to staff as appropriate
  • Undertake other duties appropriate to the post and the needs of the organisation in order to develop and maintain quality service

Skills and Experience:

  • The post requires the holder to work on a shift pattern as part of a rota. Sleep in duties will be included, as well as working weekends and bank holidays when required.
  • The post requires the holder to have a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service check at all times.
  • On occasion you may be requested to change your rota at a given notice as per your contract. This is to ensure the contingencies of the service are covered. This may also include covering additional shifts as emergency cover.
  • Organisational skills to plan workload, good written/verbal communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • A good knowledge base of the needs of the people with disability.
  • A non-discriminatory approach.
  • Relevant certifications and qualifications and mandatory training e.g. safeguarding, basic life support
  • Right to work in the UK

If you are interested in this role and have the relevant experience, please contact Liv on 01925 839 823 or email