Working as a Senior Team Manager you will support and deputise for the Registered Manager in a 8 bedded residential home, whilst managing and directing a team of Residential Care Workers to ensure the young people we support are able to grow in all areas of their lives and develop to their full potential.
This hands on role would suit an experienced Residential Team Manager / Senior Support Worker with strong supervisory skills looking for the opportunity to progress and take on additional responsibilities, similar to that of a Deputy Manager.
Offered on a permanent, full-time basis, the role of Senior Team Manager works a rota pattern of 7 days on, followed by 7 days off (including some sleep in duties)
Following a thorough induction and training programme, your duties will include :
Supporting the Registered Manager to provide a therapeutic environment where the health, welfare and education of young people is promoted at all times
Managing a team of Residential and Senior Care Workers including day to day supervision, recruitment, mentoring, guidance, appraisals and induction.
Guiding staff, using effective care practices, to de-escalate and use recognised techniques to manage young people who exhibit challenging, threatening and confrontational behaviour.
Completing regular reviews of care plans for each young person in line with individual needs, statutory guidelines and company policies.
Working to and following all aspects of legislation and regulation, supporting staff in their understanding of how such issues are interpreted and followed in practice
Key Skills Required
Hold a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent
Previous experience in a supervisory capacity with a sound knowledge of childcare and child development, developed through working directly with children and young people
Ability to direct, lead and motivate both individuals and a team, whilst using initiative to work autonomously within the boundaries of the role
Act as a positive role model and be passionate about providing quality care and support to young people who can display challenging behaviour
Hold a full, valid UK driving licence
Please also note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications
Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care are therefore his post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.