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Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We have a number of vacancies in our establishments around the UK. Please apply for these positions through the relevant listing.

You will need to apply using the Kedleston Group application form and the equal opportunities form.

You can download the application form here   Kedleston Group Application Form

You can download the equal opportunities form here Kedleston Group Equal Opportunities Form

Alternatively, you can email any questions or requests for information to careers@kedlestonschools.com

Team Leader (Children's Home)

Contact Information: careers@kedlestonschools.com
Location: Heysham, Lancashire
Salary: £24,500 - £26,000 per annum dependent on experience
Date Posted: 23/05/2019
Closing Date: 23-06-19
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Heysham House
Job Qualifications: No Qualifications
  • Do you have a level 3 Health & Social Care qualification and a driving licence?
  • Are you willing to undertake level 5 qualification in management?
  • Are you passionate about championing and supporting young people and children to develop their capability and confidence?

Then we would love to hear from you!

This is a full time Team Leader role, working 42 hours per week, to ensure effective leadership of the house and residential community such that it is organised, and managed in a manner that delivers the best possible child care.

You will ensure the highest standards of care and support are available to each child and that all child care practices in place meet the requirements of current legislation and the expectations of the inspecting regulatory bodies.

You will participate in the recruitment and selection of members of the care team as well as take an active role in the induction, supervision, training and appraisal of the care staff which you hold responsibility for.

Working with other senior staff, you will promote safe practices in positive handling and in implementing and monitoring relevant aspects of Heysham House’s Behaviour Management Policy, Procedures and Guidance.

You will participate in preparing and reviewing Placement Plans for each child, ensuring these meet all regulatory guides, and attend reviews to represent Heysham House as and when required. 

In return we can offer a generous annual leave allowance, stakeholder pension contributions, excellent development opportunities and a friendly and supportive team and working environment.

Heysham House, part of the Kedleston Group Limited, creates a safe caring and nurturing environment, where we provide opportunities for young people to achieve to their best ability. We offer 52 week residential placements for up to 5 young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties who are entering into young adulthood and preparing for independent living and further education or work.

Please apply by completing and uploading the application form provided.

Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people in our care and expects all colleagues to share in this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check upon appointment.

 

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