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Team Leader - Young People - Autism

  • Location:

    Preston

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £21430 - £25070 per annum, Benefits: overtime, sleep in rate and pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Cox

  • Contact email:

    tom@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 559 8680

  • Job ref:

    J531-36

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-06

  • Startdate:

    2020-10-06

  • Consultant:

    Tom Cox

Team Leader required for an established residential home supporting young people with autism located in Lostock Hall, Preston.

Responsibilities
  • Effectively lead the team of support workers and enable the delivery of care and education to all the students and young people
  • Guide and manage the team and ensure that the service complies with local procedures and corporate policy, statutory regulations and quality standards
  • Provide residential care for boys and girls aged 6 to 19 who have mild, moderate and severe autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex learning needs and challenging behaviour
  • Assisting our young people with their daily lives. This could be in the form of helping the young person to School, accompanying them to take part in an activity or simply assisting them in completion of general daily tasks, including morning and night time routines.
Requirements:
  • NVQ Diploma Level 3 Caring for children and young people and relevant experience in a children's residential setting is essential
  • A full driving license
Benefits
  • Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression