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Shift Leader

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing, Care Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35880 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandria Arvantis

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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  • Consultant:

    Alex Arvanitis

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: £35,880 (sleep included - 9 sleeps a month) 
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.

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