Are you a positive, caring and compassionate role model looking for an exciting, new career opportunity providing invaluable support to children and young people?

We are looking for Team Leaders who are caring and compassionate individuals with the desire to make a positive difference to the lives of our incredible Children & Young people through leading by example to other Children's & Young person’s support workers.

About us:

We are Cambian Group, the largest independent provider of care and education for children and young people. We believe that everyone has a personal best. Those we care for and those who care for them. You will find that you are part of a close, supportive team, all focused on achieving the best outcome for everyone.

About the role:

The working day can be very unpredictable and you could find yourself doing a variation of duties such as:

  • Planning team rotas to supporting the Deputy and Home Manager in various meetings and appointments. You’ll need to be flexible, reliable, adaptable able to read situations to help our young people make positive choices whist proactively supporting colleagues in their development through leading by example. 
  • Working on a rota basis (average 169 hours a month full time) plus sleep ins depending on the size of the home.
  • Meeting the needs of our Children and Young People in line with OFSTED regulations


  • We are looking for people with the ability to assist the Registered Manager and Deputy Manager in the implementation of all aspects of the Statement of Purpose
  • You’ll need to have experience leading a team in Residential Care
  • You’ll be qualified to NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • To receive supervision in line with Quality Standards and to take responsibility for personal development and progress of individual training needs
  • To carry out all other reasonable tasks as directed by the Registered Manager and the Deputy Manager
  • To deputise in the absence of the Registered Manager and Deputy Manager
  • A Full UK driving licence is required do to the location and nature of the role

What we can offer:

  • £30 Sleep in rate (2-3 sleep ins per week)
  • Overtime paid at an enhanced rate
  • 224 hours annual leave per year
  • Career enhancing qualifications and clear progression
  • Full enhanced children’s and adults DBS paid for by Cambian Group
  • 10-day paid intensive induction training course, face to face and online learning to support your development starting immediately
  • 3-5 paid shadowing shifts working with an experienced Support Worker or Team Leader
  • Guaranteed opportunity to be enrolled onto an NVQ Children and Young people’s workforce which is a national recognised qualification within the industry and profession of children’s residential services. This is worth over £6k and fully funded by Cambian Group to support you in progressing your career.
  • Free onsite parking and meals provided during your shift
  • Company events / Fundraising / social activities
  • Long service annual leave
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Continued support and opportunity for development from your leadership team


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 checks it may extend the processing time. All young people are equally entitled to have their needs met in a fair and balanced way. Cambian Group employees are responsible for promoting equal opportunities for all and for challenging any behaviour or practice which discriminates against any young person or colleague on the grounds of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other perceived difference.

We will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the search and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.


Salary: £13.40 – £14.22

Location: Wolverhampton, WV1 2NL

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