Team Leader: Southend

Team Leader: Southend

Team Leader: Southend

Do you want a career in a specialist environment working with integrated therapy, care, and education teams?

Are you ready for your next challenge? Are you an experienced Residential Support Worker ready to move into a leadership role?

Do you have patience, empathy, resilience and want to be part of making a positive difference to young people and their lives?

Come and join us, we have the perfect role for you.

About the Role

This is a great opportunity to continue to develop your career in care, working as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure, and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children and young people are listened to, respected, and involved in as many decisions as possible.

The roles require experienced professionals to lead and motivate a talented group of Residential Support Workers (RSW’s). You will also work closely with therapists and implement and adapt plans for the young people.

Who are we looking for?

When it comes to caring for our young people, only the best will do. We want friendly and responsible individuals who have a passion for caring and making a difference to young lives.

We are looking for someone who shares our vision and values and who can provide a safe and nurturing environment for our young people. You will be calm, engaging, resilient, and able to work the required shifts.

You will ideally understand some of the challenges that you could be faced with as it can be a challenging yet rewarding role.

We need someone who can be a role model, work well within a team, has great communication skills, is willing to go the extra mile and be prepared for the varying difficulties the role may present.

You will be a natural leader, with an ability to engage and inspire everyone around you; be confident, articulate, and resilient.

You’ll be a positive person, who has a can-do attitude and will put others first.

You will already be qualified to L3 Diploma for Residential Childcare and L5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare or a willingness to undertake this.

About Kites Children’s Services

We provide specialist care and education for young people with who have a history of harmful sexual behaviours.

We work hard to help the young people develop into confident, safe young adults who make a positive contribution to the wider community.

Our integrated approach is effective because it brings together different strands of care, education, and therapy which are shaped to each individual’s needs.

Why join us?

We offer the opportunity to work in a friendly specialist environment and be part of a real integrated and inclusive multidisciplinary team who work hard to support each other whilst delivering personalised care, therapy, and education to enrich the lives of our young people.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £26,000.00-£28,080.00 per year

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    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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