Team Leader (Learning Disabilities)
Salary scale: £22,859.20 – £25,812.80 per annum (£10.99 – £12.41 per hour)
Working hours: Full time-Day (40hrs)
Location: Dartington, Totnes
We are looking to recruit a Team Leader to join our day team at Robins, our 10 bed Residential & Respite Home.
Our Team Leaders assist and support the Registered Manager and Deputy Manager in providing effective day-to-day management of Lifeworks Robins provision by delivering the very best short breaks and Residential Services for children and young people with Learning disabilities and/or complex needs.
Interested in joining us? You will need to have:
• Diploma at Level 3 in either Children and Young People and extensive experience in a similar Team Leader/Senior role.
• Other professional/childcare/social care/management if above not held
• Knowledge of the needs of learning disabled children and young people and best practices
• Level 2 or above Safeguarding Children Training
• Knowledge of Children Homes Regulations /Ofsted Inspection framework
Children and young people with learning disabilities and their families are at the heart of everything we do and we want every person we support to have a great life, with excellent outcomes. As part of that, you will be joining our team of staff who are committed to looking after the children and young people who both live and visit our residential and respite setting.
Defined as a “Good” provider by Ofsted, Robins are looking for “Outstanding” staff who will deliver support in a professional, caring way. In return, we can offer an excellent range of staff benefits including 28 days’ annual leave, a company pension scheme, staff discount scheme, ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support, as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment. Lifeworks are also accredited Disability Confident Employers.
Lifeworks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and they expect all staff to share this commitment. For this post, pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop an engaging career with a forward-thinking charity. Apply today!