Care Team Leader
- Category: Social Care
- Location: The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Castle Douglas
- Date: 1 month ago
The Team Leader will support the House Manager in the efficient running of the residential home. You will largely be responsible for assisting the House Manager in the efficient operational management of the house as well as providing excellent care to the children and young people.
The Team Leader will have responsibility for managing a team of staff therefore, you must be experienced in motivating and providing support to colleagues when necessary. As part of an ongoing professional development you would also be required to highlight training needs, supervision, and rota management and have an excellent understanding of Health and Social Care Standards.
Applied Care and Development (ACAD) is an independent residential childcare service which provides care to children and young people aged 12 – 18 years old. We have been established for over ten years and have several homes across Scotland. Our aim is to offer the highest possible standards of care, support, education and development for the young people that we accommodate.
Driver with your own transport
12 months experience in the Residential Child Care Sector
Able to work unsocial hours
Shift Patterns 2 Full Day On – 4 Days Off (including sleep INS)
Ensure the safety of all children/young people, staff and visitors and in the house
Take responsibility for your own and others training needs, particularly in relation to SSSC registration requirements
Undertake such other appropriate duties as the House Manager shall determine
Adherence to the companies Time and Attendance system
Attend monthly team meetings.
Attend monthly CALM refreshers.
A willingness to work towards and completion of SVQ 4
Friendly, passionate and caring nature
Positive, pleasant and approachable
Empowering others to develop and live fulfilling lives
Person Centred, allowing our children to explore & utilise their own strengths
Innovative, by using or showing new methods and ideas
* Competitive salary
* 4 week paid induction programme
* Dedicated learning and development programmes- Management programme
* Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topic
* Free PVG check
* Free parking
* Free meals on shift (residential homes only)
* Refer a friend scheme’ reward system – earn up to £250 per referral
* Pension scheme
* Annual Employee Awards Evening
* Employee recognition schemes
* Company vehicle to use when in work
* CareTech Foundation- Opportunity to apply for family & friend’s grants.
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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity, which will include a check against the barred children’s list
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