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Shift Leader

  • Location:

    Gloucester

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25725 - £26755 per annum

  • Contact:

    Menna Del

  • Contact email:

    menna@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J2222

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-05

  • Startdate:

    2020-11-30 00:00:00

  • Consultant:

    Menna Del Williams

Are you a senior / shift leader looking for a new opportunity? Or a Support Worker looking for the next step in your career?
Do you want to work for an organisation that is really supportive of their staff?

I am currently recruiting for a Shift Leader in a relaxed and settled EBD home in Gloucester that cares for 4 children.

As a shift leader, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Registered Manager to manage an efficient team by undertaking supervisory responsibilities and taking the lead in the day-to-day running of the home.

The successful candidate will have NVQ Level 3 in children and young people or residential childcare and ideally some experience of supporting others in the workplace.


Salary: £25,725 - £26,755 (sleep included)

Location: Gloucester, GL2

Permanent, full time - 37.5 hours per week


As a Shift Leader you will be responsible for;

  • Deputising for the Registered Manager in their absence
  • Maintaining a safe living and working environment for everyone, ensuring all health and safety procedures are adhered to
  • Building positive relationships with children and young people and their families, to encourage self esteem, self worth and confidence.
  • Working in an open and transparent manner; playing an active role in developing a safe, stimulating, enjoyable and creative environment that encourages young people to grow and develop to their full potential.
  • Providing new experiences and opportunities for young people to expand their knowledge of the wider environment
  • Undertaking the role of key worker to a young person; which includes update all key child’s paperwork such as service plans / risk assessments / behaviour management guidance / health plans / pathway plans and complete keyworking summaries on a monthly basis
  • Promoting and supporting young people with social skills and building positive relationships and friendships, and participate in activities, both at school, in the local community and within the home.
  • Both with colleagues and young people, actively promoting an anti-discriminatory environment and consistently offering constructive challenges to discriminatory or prejudicial language and behaviour as appropriate.



Requirements / Additional information;

  • Due to the nature of the work, we are only able to consider candidates with a full drivers licence
  • This role will include sleep-ins and weekend and Bank Holiday work as part of your rota. From time to time this may include night waking duties
  • The successful candidate should hold NVQ 3 in Health & Social Care - Children and Young People or similar. Depending on the level of experience, we may accept candidates who are working towards these qualifications.