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Date Added: Sat 19/11/2022

Residential Team Leader

Romford, RM1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £22560 - £24960/annum

Nexgen Locum are looking for someone who knows how to make a house, a home. We are offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and determined individual to work with children and young people 5-18 years old with Social, Emotional and Complex Needs. The team will ensure that the children living within the home have the very best care, great role models and a place to call home.
Purpose of the role:
To provide high quality, person-centred care to our Children and Young People often involving an understanding of a broad range of often complex social, emotional and recreational needs.
To recognise the potential of each Child and Young Person and to promote through actions and words the achievement of that potential.
To meet the individual care and support needs of the Child and Young Person using the service in a way that promotes, dignity, privacy, safety and independence.
To safeguard our children and young people by way of risk assessing, protecting their holistic welfare and ensure appropriate information sharing occurs in line with Lavender Grove's safeguarding policy.
To ensure our residential home is a safe, welcoming environment where children can enjoy, achieve and thrive in to reach their full potential.
Knowledge and Experience:
* A minimum of three years' experience in a Children's residential social care setting, working with young people aged 11 - 18.
* Experience working with Children who have Emotional, Social and Complex needs.
* Knowledge of relevant Child Care Legislation such as the Children Act 1989/2004, Government Guidance and Best Practice.
* Good Knowledge of Child Safeguarding Policies and Procedures.
* Understanding of Child Development.
* Understanding of the complexities of group living
* Understanding of strategies for managing challenging behaviour (incl. de-escalation procedures).
Personal Attributes:
* Good organisation and leadership skills.
* Ability to motivate and influence others.
* Flexibility in approach
* Good interpersonal skills
* Approachable
* Honest and reliable.
* Accountability; to be responsible for the work undertaken.
* Must be willing to complete a DBS.
* Ability and willingness to work a 24 x 7 rota system (Which also covers Public holidays and weekends), lone work and complete sleep-ins.
* Ability to commute to and from work independently.
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