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Team Leader

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: £29,577 to £32,234
  • Location: Agile
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 28/07/2021 at 23:55
  • Reference: CF&E/21/155317

Band H

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

The Team Leader role is key to the smooth running of our large respite, shared care and residential setting on the Wirral.

In this role you will have considerable experience of a senior role within Social Care and preferably a children's home setting and or within disabilities.

You will lead shifts, supervise staff, have responsibility for designated tasks including rotas, quality assurance, health and safety, safeguarding of the children and be an effective part of the leadership team within the home, and be the lead on shift and deputise for the manager and deputies in their absence. You will be supported in your professional development.

You will need to flexible to the needs of the home, deliver outstanding care and leadership to an experienced team and support the deputies and manager in prioritising the needs of the children and service.

You will need to hold your Level 3 Diploma in residential children's services or equivalent.

You will require experience in delivering positive outcomes for children.

You will work on a rolling 3 week rota with the requirement to do early/late/split shifts including sleep-ins.

Interviews are planned for week commencing 2nd August 2021.

For more information, please contact Mike Southern michaelsouthern@wirral.gov.uk

This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home. In future, the Council will be moving to a hybrid of working arrangements for many of our roles with a combination of homeworking, office and site working as required.

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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English

This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council’s Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

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