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Action for Children

Team Leader

Job Type

Salary

Location

Permanent

Region

£29,700

Posted Date

South East

25 May 2022

Aylesbury

Closing Date

6 June 2022

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Do you like working in an inclusive organisation that values all of its people? Do you like working in an organisation that is committed to meeting the best interests of all children? If you do… then read on.

About Us:

At Action for Children, we believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. Last year, we helped more than 600,000 children and families across the UK. We work to ensure their voices are heard, and campaign to bring lasting change to their lives.

You will make a difference by: 

As a Team Leader you will be supporting the Registered Manager to develop a brand new flagship single placement children's home for a young person with learning difficulties and associated needs with a love of singing along to Disney and other popular tunes. Being instrumental in forming the new staff team, you will ensure the young person's needs are central to all decisions made and opportunities for development are at the forefront. This is an innovative and exciting opportunity to make a difference!

Please take a look at the profile of this young person which is attached.

This is a 24 hour service, with an on-call facility, that operates 52 weeks a year.

What are we looking for from you?

- A Level 3 Diploma for Residential Child Care (or equivalent) and experience of improving the lives of children and young people.
- Commitment to helping children with disabilities to thrive
- Empathy and compassion
- Experience of taking on leadership responsibilities
- Flexibility to cover shifts including evenings and weekends
- Wants to work in an inclusive organisation that values all of its people
- Wants to work in an organisation that is committed to meeting the best interests of all children?

Interested? Please see the attached job description for more detail, or for an informal chat about the position, please contact Lucellta Wallace-Esnard on 07971095352 or email: lucellta.wesnard@actionforchildren.org.uk

If you need support in applying or have any recruitment related questions call Sarah Manderfield, Recruitment Partner, on 01923 361743 or email sarah.manderfield@actionforchildren.org.uk

We may stop taking applications early than advertised if we find the right person. So, try to get your application in early.

Interviews will take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.

Working here is so much more than a job. Whether this is a career change for you or the next step in your journey, we'd love to hear from you.

We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. A diverse workforce enriches the lives of the children and young people we work with and we welcome applications from everyone. We value and celebrate our differences and as an inclusive workplace we want everyone to be themselves.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

We can't wait to hear from you – stay safe and happy.

Application Process: There are 5 sections for you to complete, Personal Details, CV, Supporting Statement & Information, Equality & Diversity, Submission & Declaration. Top Tip... Refer to the job description when writing your Supporting Statement.

Talent Pool: We'd like to hold your details in case similar jobs come up but do let us know if you'd rather we didn't.

For any help with the application contact: Sarah Manderfield on 01923 361743 or email sarah.manderfield@actionforchildren.org.uk who will be happy to support with your application.

Get to know us a little better by checking out our socials on Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook or YouTube. 

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