Support Worker Team Leader / Child Care / Residential Children’s Home

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7068
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Five Rivers
  • Location: Rochester, Kent
  • Salary: £24,705 to £28,595
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Social Care, Executive and Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Five Rivers Child Care Jobs. Residential Child Care Support Worker Team Leader Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Rochester, Kent Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Residential Child Care Support Worker Team Leader who is emotionally aware and resilient to be able to support the young people and the staff team you are working with, is required to join our NEW Residential Setting at Five Rivers Child Care, based in Rochester Kent.

 

SALARY: £24,705 - £28,595 per annum (depending on experience)

LOCATION: Rochester, Kent

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 39 hours per week, you must be able to commit to 2-3 sleep in’s per week for which you will receive additional payment

 

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must hold a Full UK Driving Licence

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have an exciting opportunity for a Residential Child Care Support Worker Team Leader who is emotionally aware and resilient to be able to support the young people and the staff team you are working with.

Five Rivers, a leading Social Enterprise, have been “turning children’s lives around” since 1989. 

Our New service is for young people aged 12+ upon admission.  The young people will be with us for a tailored 16-week assessment led programme opening in Autumn 2021. 

As the Residential Child Care Support Worker Team Leader you will be responsible for leading shifts, preparing supervision for support staff as well as working closely with the young people and their families.

The home is a 4 bedded setting that focusses on supporting the young people in an integrated treatment plan and as the Residential Child Care Support Worker Team Leader, you will be a role model for both children and staff.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

As the Residential Child Care Support Worker Team Leader you will have the following:

  • Must have a Full UK driving licence - this is essential
  • Must have a passion to work with children
  • QCF Level 3 Children & Young people workforce or Health & Social Care is desirable, if you do not have this qualification, we will put you through it
  • Flexibility and understanding is a must, as we are open all year round
  • Must have an expert understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Must have previous experience in shift leading
  • Must have experience in working in a children’s home

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee Referral package
  • Perk Box - £100’s of high street discount
  • Simply Health medical Cash Back scheme
  • Death In Service benefit
  • Employee Support Programme 
  • Level 4 in Children & Young People in Residential Services
  • Ongoing Training, Including all core subjects and Proactive Approaches

 

Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P7068

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Five Rivers Child Care

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