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Team Leader

Lancaster, Lancashire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Contract: Perm/Full Time Location: Morecambe Bay Salary: £28,000 per annum (including sleep ins) We are looking for dynamic and inspirational Team Leaders to join our already established residential team at Bay View, to work in our family feel children s homes in Morecambe Bay, with a maximum of four young people per home. Our service requires individuals who will help guide young people to success and who are dedicated to supporting our ethos. You will be working with children and young people aged 10-17 with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. You must be over 21 years of age and must hold a full UK driving license. It is an essential requirement that you hold your Diploma Level 3 in Working with Children & Young People or equivalent. Benefits Yearly pay increments on Development Cooperate gym membership Competitive Salary + £5k approx per year sleep in payments Medical Insurance on 2 year employment Regular Supervisions Company pension Access to our Exchange Employee Discount Scheme Access to wellbeing programmes via our Exchange Provision Comprehensive training programme, followed by a comprehensive and ongoing CPD Programme Promotion opportunities Job Purpose To assist the Registered Manager and Deputy Manager in the leadership and management of the day to day operations of the Home so that the lives of all of the young residents are progressively improved and the Home is rated Outstanding by Ofsted. To assist in the continuous improvement and development of the quality, image and reputation of the Home. To deputise for the Registered Manager at any time when the Registered Manager is not physically present at the Home. Principal Accountabilities To manage the day to day operations of the Home in such a way that the National Standards, laid down by Ofsted, are consistently exceeded. To purposefully and systematically improve the lives of all the young people who are resident at the home. To build and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all relevant external people and bodies, including family, friends, placing authorities, the police and healthcare providers. To build and maintain a culture of trust and mutual respect between all involved in the Home, both children and members of staff To control costs efficiently and effectively and to within the agreed budget. To manage staff fairly and professionally so that all of the above objectives can be achieved and the level of staff turnover is at the lowest possible level commensurate with employing staff of the right quality Polaris is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates. Polaris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. You must willing to undertake a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position
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  • Job Reference: 705687598-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Bay View
    Bay View
  • Location: Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Salary: £28,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent