Shift Leader – Childrens Services

£16000 - £18000 per annum 
Job Type:
Social Care 
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Shift Leader – Child Services
£16,000 – £18,000
Additional £2000 per annum for Sleep-Ins

A new opportunity has become available for a Shift Leader/Team Leader to join a small residential children’s service in Kent. You will join a team who are committed to enhancing the lives and wellbeing of children within their care. If this sounds of interest, apply on line today!

The Job;
The position of Shift Leader will be working for a well-established organisation who have an excellent reputation within the child care industry. You will play a fundamental part in ensuring gthe shifts run smoothly and any absences due to sickness or holidays are covered accordingly. The role is on a 5 out of 7 day basis so some weekend work will be required, as will night shifts. Additional pay is paid for sleep-ins. Other duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to;

  • Ensure delivery of the highest standards of care and support by both yourself and your team
  • Working closely with children with challenging behaviours and encouraging them to take part in various activities
  • Supporting children’s learning and development
  • Ensuring shifts run smoothly and working closely with other shift leaders and team leaders
  • Collate reports when required

The Person;
Previous experience of working with children in a similar environment is essential. You will ideally have experience of working with children who have experienced emotional trauma, abuse and/or have challenging behaviour. Ideally, you will hold a minimum QCF Level 3 qualification and have a thorough understanding of child development.

In return, the company offer a stable working environment, a competitive salary including an additional £2,000 per annum for sleep-ins and full training. Due to the nature of this role, a DBS will be required.

To apply, click ‘Apply Here’ and send your CV today.

Coburg Banks Health and Social Care specialise in recruiting Care Managers, Care Co-ordinators and Senior Carers within Residential care, Domiciliary care, Supported living and Nursing. We would welcome the opportunity to help you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV into us

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