Tamworth, Staffordshire, UK

Team Leader - Children

Wed 27/09/2017

Company: SCP Recruitment

Team Leader – Children with Complex Needs


£9.60 p/h

We are looking to recruit a Team Leader to our service in Tamworth for children with complex needs.

We believe that everyone has a personal best. You will assist the Manager and/or the Deputy Manager in achieving the aims and objectives of the Statement of Purpose and uphold the organisations missions statement and values. You will support and manage the staff team to enable them to meet the needs of the children and young people, and undertake direct work with children and young people as appropriate.

As Team Leader, you will ensure each shift is planned and resources allocated. You must be flexible to work nights and weekends, as the children that we support require 24/7 support.


  • Ensuring that each member of staff is aware of each child’s care plan and their responsibilities for its implementation.

  • Attending and chairing childcare reviews and planning meetings.

  • Acting as an appropriate role model for staff and young people.

  • Providing supervisory control and direction to staff.

  • Planning shifts and ensuring their smooth running.

  • Offering 1:1 supervision to staff in line with National Minimum Standards.

  • Facilitate good communication and staff development.

  • Assist with the recruitment and retention of staff.

Desired experience/qualifications:

  • Minimum age: 21 years.

  • Full UK driving licence.

  • Minimum 1 year experience.

This is a full time, permanent position. Please email CVs of interest.