Childrens Residential Team Leader

  • Location

    Lancaster, UK

  • Sector:

    Children's Residential

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  • Salary:

    £29,000 OTE

  • Contact:

    Michaela Hayes

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Health and Social Care Jobs have a full time, permanent job vacancy for a Team Leader role within a Children’s Residential Home based near the Garstang area of Lancashire.  You will be joining a specialist organisation who provide residential care for children and young people living with Emotional Behavioral Difficulties (EBD).  Full UK Driving Licence Essential.


Hours, Rates & Benefits

  • OTE £29,000 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications
  • Full time, 42 hours per week on a rota basis
  • Excellent Training and ongoing professional development



This Residential Children’s Home is located near Garstang, Lancashire.  This is easily accessible from a wide range of area’s as it is 10.7 miles / 21 minute drive via A6 from Lancaster, 11.9 miles / 27 minute drive via A6 from Preston and 15.3 miles / 30 minute drive via A586 from Blackpool.


The Provider

With a 4.1 out of 5 overall rating on a leading employer review website, and many people commenting on what a supportive team they are, this is an exciting opportunity to join a truly special service.  The Provider ensures that all the children they support have the same opportunities as others, providing positive experiences and a creative curriculum so that every child can be the best they can be.  There are endless opportunities with this role, each of their managers started as support workers themselves and have progressed to senior roles throughout the company, so with hard work and dedication you could follow in their footsteps.


The Home & Your Role

You will be joining a well-established stable staff team in a 5 bed home for children and young people, which currently boasts a “Good” OFSTED rating.  This mixed gender Residential Children’s Home is for children and young people of either gender, aged between 8 and 18 years who require short or long term care away from the family home.  As a Team Leader, you will assist the Home Manager to ensure the smooth running of the home, leading shifts and assigning specific tasks to support workers and monitoring their performance. 


Essential Criteria

  • Level 3 Health and Social Care Children and Young People (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in Children’s Residential setting
  • Flexibility to work on a variety of shifts including weekends and sleep in’s
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Aged 21 years or over*


Apply / Ask a Question

Health & Social Care Jobs are one of the leading permanent recruitment specialists across the UK.  We are a team of registered managers who have worked within the social care sector, so you will always be talking to like-minded professionals who understand your job vacancy.

Now all you need to do is CLICK APPLY, if you meet the above criteria one of our team will be in touch to progress your application further and answer any questions you may have.


*Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit a support worker 21 years of age or over.