Children's Residential Team Leader

£11.56 – £12.38 per hour, plus £30 per sleep

Are you a currently a Residential Team Leader or an experienced care worker looking to take the next step in your career?

Are you passionate about working with Children and Young People and has what it takes to make a difference to a child’s life?

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Team Leader to join us in our home in Herefordshire. With 10 homes in this region you will be part of a large network of supportive colleagues who all help one another to achieve their personal best.

Role purpose:

To assist and support the Manager/Deputy Manager in achieving the needs and objectives of the home, and to support and manage a team of care workers to enable them to meet the needs of the children and young people on a day to day basis.

Shift example: 1 day on 2 days off on a rolling rota – Shifts usually start at 7.30am and finish at either 10pm or 11pm (followed by a sleep in)


A dedicated and skilled Regional Manager provides excellent leadership across the region

Committed, experienced and qualified Managers support staff development.

we work with the Regional Mental Health Practitioner who supports clinical upskilling to teams.

We offer Diplomas ranging from Level 3-5

Cambian has its own management development program that has a proven success rate

After 2 years of service you will receive a simply health plan (dental and opticial)

Benefit and high street discount scheme

Free parking

Childcare vouchers

Employee assistance programme

To be considered you must


· Have your own vehicle and a full UK Driving Licence

· Level 3 Residential Childcare

· Minimum of 12 Months experience working in Children’s Residential

· Be self – motivated, Resilient, have a strong work ethic, with positive attitude

· Well organized and passionate for working with children and young people

· Be able to work both independently and as part of a team

· Computer Literate (Outlook / Word / Excel)

· Must be able to sleep over

· Be able to lead a team of Care Workers


Other relevant qualifications (health & social / children’s)


· To ensure each shift is planned and resources allocated.

· Dealing with other professional’s to achieve maximum outcomes for our young people

· To offer supervision of the Children and Young People, by ensuring each member of staff is aware of each child’s care plan and their responsibilities for its implementation.

· Attending reviews and planning meetings to provide information to achieve best outcomes for our young people.

· Undertaking direct work with young people and acting as an appropriate role model.

· Maintaining accurate written records in logs, continuation sheets and files to both record information and enable regular monitoring and evaluation to take place.

· Use of company vehicles

· To ensure that resources are allocated appropriately and financial records are accurately maintained under the direction of the Registered Manager/ the Deputy Manager

· To receive supervision in line with National Minimum Standards and to take responsibility for personal development and progress of individual training needs

· Acting as an appropriate adult at PACE interviews

· Providing supervisory control and direction in relation to staff duties and responsibilities

· Taking responsibility for planning shifts and ensuring their smooth running when on duty

· Developing in consultation with young people and staff routines in relation to all aspects of childcare, etc

About the Cambian Group

We are one of the largest providers of specialist education and behavioural health services for children in the UK.

Although our work embraces many specialist disciplines, we all have the same purpose: To enable all people in our care to achieve their personal best.

We provide services to almost 2,000 children and young people across 224 locations. We work with the majority of local authorities in England and Wales and employ more than 3,800 people.

Requirements for an Enhanced DBS and reference checking will be undertaken in line with government regulations and safer recruitment best practice.

Whilst we endeavour to keep the recruitment process as short as possible due to the nature of these important


Location: ,

Before you apply -
Register now and turn on alerts for jobs like this!

By registering you agree to our terms and conditions.

No thanks, continue to apply