Residential Care Shift Leader – Basingstoke

About the role of Shift Leader – residential care:

We are currently recruiting for a motivational and enthusiastic Shift Leader to work in a young person’s residential home near to Basingstoke, Hampshire.

As Shift Leader you will support and lead a team of staff who will be caring for children and young adults with learning difficulties, predominantly autism.

Experience in supporting the educational and social development of children and young people with special needs is desirable, however, training will be offered. You will have good organisational skills and be an effective communicator. You will be adaptable in what can be a sometimes challenging environment and you must be emotionally resilient.

Requirements of the role of Shift Leader:

Applicants who wish to apply must be prepared to work shift patterns and will ideally have previous experience of supervising at a similar level, ideally within the care industry. The role will involve working in specialised residential homes caring for children as young as 5 through to young adults, up to 19 years old who have special educational needs, predominantly autism.

Experience in supporting the educational and social development of children and young people with special needs is desirable, however, training will be offered to all successful candidates.

You’ll need to be a caring, supportive and resilient person who is able to build trusting relationships in a challenging environment. In return you will be offered a competitive salary and ongoing company training and support.

Experience and qualifications required:

* Ideally you will have previous experience in supporting the educational and social development of children and young people with special needs
* We do require applicants to either have a QCF Level 3 Diploma in children/young people related area, or a willingness to work towards this as part of your ongoing training and support

Salary starts at £19,000 per annum depending on qualifications and previous experience.

These positions are permanent and you will be required to complete an online application form.

For more details please contact Sonia Watton.

Job Type: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Duration:

Pay: £19000 per annum

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