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Team Leader - Childrens Home

  • Job reference: ERBTLNHNW0506
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently recruiting for a Team Leader for a Children's Residential Home to join an established team within the Preston area.

£20,000 - £23,000 Dependent on experience
Full time
Permanent

This is a permanent full time role with a leading child care provider in the North West.

Responsibilities
* You will work as a senior member of the team in the provision of care and support services for people with emotional and challenging behaviours; which aims to maximise the potential of individuals in line with ordinary life principles.
* You may be required to take charge of the service in absence of the Registered Manager and Service and to undertake on-call duties.

Requirements
* It is desirable that you have previous experience working as a team leader within a children's residential setting
* * It is desirable to hold Diploma Level 3 Children & young people.
* It is also desirable that you hold a full valid driving license and have access to a vehicle
* You will have a proven ability to work on your own initiative and work as part of a team
* You will have knowledge and understanding of issues relating to people with emotional and challenging behaviours
* You will have the ability to communicate effectively with young people, colleagues, family members, manager and other persons with legitimate interest in the project.

If you would be interested in this role or any similar roles please do not hesitate to contact Emily @ Service Care on 01772 208964 or email emily.bentley@servicecare.org.uk

Benefits of working for Service Care Solutions:
- Dedicated expert consultant providing single point of contact
- Provider of social work staff to over 200 local authorities

Note: Do you know someone who is looking for work in this field? If so, please pass these details on to them. If we are able to place them into work such as this, lasting over 13 weeks, we will happily pay you a £250 referral bonus!