Childrens Residential Team Leader

  • Location:

    Leeds UK

  • Sector:

    Children/Younger Adults

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £21K - £24K per annum DOE

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    perms@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/T/TL/LEEDS

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-07

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

We are looking for a pro-active Children’s Residential Team Leader in the South Leeds area of West Yorkshire (LS11) to work within a small residential service for children with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD), mild Learning Disabilities and Children then have suffered significant trauma and abuse. 

The role is commutable from Leeds City Centre and close to the local transport links of the M621, M62, A61 and A63, so also close to local amenities.  

The company you would be joining

You could be joining a service that is helping children turn their lives around so they can achieve their dreams and reach their potential. Their CEO has over 30-years’ experience working with young people and has a strong belief that every child is worth fighting for. Their residential homes create a place where every child, often for the first time, feels a sense of belonging and they learn life skills to set them up for a positive future.

The Children

The home has had an Outstanding OFSTED inspection and they pride themselves on never giving up. They work with young people aged 8-18 who are unable to live within a family setting. They provide a therapeutic approach where they combine care, education and therapy to meet the children’s needs. As their Team Leader, you will be pivotal in creating a safe environment for young people to flourish, maximising their potential to achieve a positive future and supporting staff to deliver the highest standard of care.

Experience & Requirements

  • It is essential that you have Level 3 in Children & Young People or Residential Childcare- no other qualifications accepted.
  • You must have experience in residential care and at least 1 years’ experience in a Supervisory/Senior role with children.
  • You will have an expert understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures.
  • You will hold a manual driving licence so you will be able to drive the home’s vehicle.
  • You must also be over the age of 21.

How do I apply?

If you are excited by this job opportunity and you meet the above criteria to be their Team Leader, then please click on the apply button.  Your CV should be in a Word or PDF Format, PLEASE NOTE you cannot use your Indeed CV as this belongs to Indeed. If you have any problems applying, please send your application to the email address shown on this advert stating which job it is your applying for including Job Title and Area. Please always include your full name, address and postcode on your CV.  Once you have applied Health & Social Care Jobs will give you a call to answer any questions you may have.