Team Leader - Children's Home - Reading, Berkshire

Team Leader - Children's Home - Reading, Berkshire

Salary - £22,000 - £26,000

Charles Hunter Associates are the leading recruitment specialist in the residential childcare sector.

I am working with a highly regarded children's home provider across the Berkshire and Hampshire counties.

My client offer care and support to young people with various social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

We are looking for a qualified (NVQ Level 3), enthusiastic and influential Team Leader to join one of the homes based in Reading.

The Team Leader must have

  • NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People/Caring for Young People/Residential Childcare

  • Minimum 3 years working within residential childcare

  • Minimum 2 years in a Senior Support or Team Leader role

  • Empathetic view of the troubles young people experience

  • Emotional intelligence

  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts

  • Enthusiasm for improving outcomes for young people

The Team Leader role includes the following duties

  • Reporting to the Registered and Deputy Manager

  • Acting up in the absence of both managers

  • Motivate all staff on your shifts

  • Supervise and mentor staff

  • Provide a positive role model at all times within the home

  • Monitor staff practices to ensure all compliance is being met

  • Be an influential member of staff in Ofsted inspections

  • Be an ambassador for the company at all times

If you are currently a Senior Support Worker, Team Leader or a very experience Support Worker within residential childcare and wish to join a highly regarded organisation, please contact Mark Beaver at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555 or email

Share Job