Team Leader Burnley

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Location Burnley
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Contract Permanent full-time
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Salary £ - £37,000 DOE this includes sleep in allowance (£70.47 per sleep-in with an average of 11 per month)
Location - Burnley
Salary - £ - £37,000 DOE this includes sleep in allowance (£70.47 per sleep-in with an average of 11 per month) plus time and a third for overtime
Excellent opportunity for an experienced, qualified candidate to join the team in one of our children's residential homes. We are a rapidly expanding organisation who are currently offering a very competitive salary plus benefits including a quality bespoke training package and generous remuneration for sleep-in shifts. We specialise in supporting Children and Young People who have suffered early life trauma, neglect or abuse and may display challenging behaviours.


  • Competitive pay and sleep-in allowance
  • Enhanced overtime rate of time and a third
  • Access to employee wellbeing programme
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 33 days with 5 years service

The main duties of this role include:

  • Ensuring shifts are planned with Residential Support Workers
  • To ensure that all risks are safely managed in line with the company policies and procedures ​
  • To communicate effectively with the team regarding the plans for the day
  • To provide reports and documentation that reflects the progress of the young person using our paperless systems and tools
  • To review the young people's care plans and other associated documentation

Job requirements:

  • To provide positive parenting
  • To have exceptional communication skills
  • To have sound working knowledge of current legislation e.g., Children's Homes Regulations 2015 (including quality standards)
  • To be open minded, empathetic in a calm and professional manner

Essential Requirements:

  • Must have a full manual driving licence
  • Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or equivalent
  • To participate in further continuing professional development support the needs of our young people
  • To have a clear passion and desire to support children and young people
  • To be active member of a progressive and committed team
If you would like to work for a professional and passionate company who has the interests of their children/young people and employees at heart. If you have personal passion and drive to make the difference to the lives of children and young people, then please apply today!

First Blue is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.
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