Team Leader – Hitchin

Team Leader – Hitchin

A fantastic opportunity to join a creative and innovative residential children’s service as a Senior Support Worker / Team Leader.

Job outline:

  • You will guide and develop the Residential Support Workers.
  • Be an advocate for the two young people living in this home with the support of the Registered Manager and Deputy Manager.
  • Be resilient and solution focused, to motivate, to be understanding and insightful of the children and to be part of their successful outcomes.
  • Bring a high degree of energy and an optimistic attitude to ensure a culture of ‘proactive’ day to day care practice in the home is always maintained.
  • Support children in educational settings and in community-based activities.
  • This is a full-time position which involves working 3 long days out of 7 per week. You will also work one or two sleep ins per week.

Candidate requirements:

  • Previous experience of working with children / young people with emotional, behavioural difficulties (EBD) or Autism in a residential setting.
  • Energetic to motivate and join in with the children to take part in activities.
  • Hold a NVQ3 in Children’s and Young People’s Workforce or a QCF Diploma level 3 in Residential Childcare or equivalent.
  • A full driving licence.

Please attach your CV and email Lisa today to apply for this role.

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£25,900 to £27,800

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Hitchin, Hertfordshire