Team Leader (Residential Care) Hinckley, Leicestershire £26,810 - £32,039 PA (£12.85/£15.36 Per Hour) + Excellent Benefits Full Time, Permanent Closing Date: Wednesday 24 April 2019 Our client is renowned for providing inspirational education and care to children and young people, resulting in life changing experiences and countless stories of success. Their track record of success and sector-leading Ofsted judgements has been achieved through an ethos of high aspirations, placement stability through their ‘team around the child’ approach, unique in-school therapy solutions and inspiring environments. These all combine to optimise life opportunities for children and young people. They currently have challenging but rewarding opportunities for Team Leaders to join their team in Hinckley. Within this position you will assist the Registered Manager and Deputy Manager with all day to day activities within the residential environment. Ensuring best practices you will support, motivate and encourage the team, cascading your knowledge and expertise when necessary to ensure the best environment, where children and young people can thrive. Specific roles and responsibilities of this position include ensuring policies and legislation is implemented, monitored and adhered to by all staff whilst also guiding and supervising staff standards of care. You will also attend and participate in case conferences, reviews and planning meetings when required. You will set the standard and demonstrate good child care practices acting as a role model for the team and also the children. This means you will also have a hands on approach and get involved encouraging and motivating the young people to get the best out of everything they do. About you Our client’s ideal candidate must have experience working with vulnerable children or adults in a similar setting, for example Residential Care or the Prison service etc. You will ideally have experience of managing a multidisciplinary team and leading staff supervision and development. You must have held a full UK Driving Licence for a minimum of 12 months. Benefits Competitive salary Contributory pension Comprehensive induction and ongoing training 35 days holiday (including bank holidays) £1000 per annum Attendance Incentive Scheme Group staff benefits, such as a Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance Cycle to Work Scheme DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees Do you feel you have what it takes? Read the full job description attached and apply today! Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. They are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.