Residential Team Leader (Children)

  • Location

    Bromley, Kent

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  • Salary:

    £21000 - £24000 per annum + £36 for sleeps on top of salary

  • Contact:

    Danny Harding

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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We are looking for Team Leaders to work in a supported living service for young children.

Main Duties,

To provide advice, assistance and support to young people. To attend to their practical, physical and emotional needs. To act as an appropriate role model and to work closely with them to enable them to address their difficulties and achieve their optimum potential.

Job Description,

You will be required to follow clear direction and guidance, work part of a team to function at the highest possible level
You will be committed to the provision of high standards of care at all times
Have a willingness to work with a wide range of presenting needs of the children
Maintain effective care practice to ensure the children are cared for in a safe, nurturing environment with a therapeutic underpinning
Be confident in supporting colleagues in responding to the varied, unique and collective needs of the children
You will support the home in attaining its legislative requirements (Children's Homes Regulations 2015, Ofsted, etc)
The post requires the ability to be resilient, to be solution focused, to motivate, to be understanding and insightful of the children and to be part of their successful outcomes
You will support the children in educational settings and in community-based activities
The post requires flexibility and creative approaches to working, therefore requires the post holder to be able to commit to undertaking a flexible work pattern to attend to the needs of the home, team and children

Essential Criteria:
Must have a Full UK driving licence
Must have a passion to work with children
NVQ Level 3 Children & Young people or Health & Social Care is essential
Flexibility and understanding is a must, as we are open all year round
Must have at least 2 years experience in shift leading

Employee benefits

A generous annual leave allowance
On-going training and learning through our L&D Team
Company Pension scheme
Simply Health Cashback Scheme
Employee discount scheme
Employee assistance programme
Long service and recognition scheme

Please contact me on 017 22 328 038 or email me on

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.