Be the one that changes the direction of a life. Witherslack Group are opening a brand new, purpose-built children’s home for up to 7 young people with social, emotional and mental health needs. We’re looking for Team Leaders to guide the team to create an environment where our young people can really thrive. You’ll make sure your team and young people feel happy, safe and motivated, so they can be the best they can be. This role offers unrivalled variety, allowing you to really get stuck in and make a difference. Our children’s homes are exactly that – homes. Warm and welcoming, they offer constant support and stability, so children feel safe and happy in a familiar and comfortable setting. By making sure your children’s home is a great place to stay, you’ll be having a lasting positive impact on the lives of the young people in your team’s care. It’s truly rewarding work with some amazing benefits – not least the sense of pride that comes from being part of something truly life-changing. This home is part of an Integrated Therapeutic Provision providing a complete package of residential care and on-site learning. The homes and learning centre work together to ensure our young people can achieve the best possible outcomes, and with 7 acres of beautiful countryside surrounding the site there’s every opportunity for our young people to play and explore their surroundings! Be you Compassionate, emotionally resilient, and supportive, you’ll be an inspirational leader to your team. With your experience working in the residential childcare sector, you’ll be someone your teammates look to for support and advice. We’re looking for at least 12 months’ experience, supported by the Level 3 diploma in Residential Childcare (or an equivalent qualification). You’ll also need to have held a full UK driving licence for at least a year. We are the leading provider of specialist education and care in the country and delivering positive outcomes for our young people is what we’re all about. That’s why we need a committed and enthusiastic individual, who starts every day with a fresh outlook and the passion to make a difference. We’ll give you the chance to build an exciting career in a fast-growing organisation, where you’re free to achieve your potential. Be rewarded Here at Witherslack Group we think our staff are a big deal and so we want to make sure we make big efforts for them. You’ll have an annual salary of £29,547 - £32,920, plus a Regional allowance of £2,000 and a responsibility allowance of £1,500. We know this can be a challenging work environment which is why we also offer a £1,000 welcome bonus and an attendance bonus of up to £1,000 annually! As a caring employer we recognise that pay is important – but so is security and work-life balance! That’s why we offer 7 weeks’ holiday per year and a company sick pay scheme that covers up to four weeks’ sickness on full pay after just two years’ service. We also offer a company-paid health scheme that allows you to claim back the cost of your routine dentist and optician’s appointments as well as the cost of some prescriptions. You can even claim back the cost of the flu jab! As an employee, you’ll have access to a matched pension scheme, where we’ll meet your contributions up to 5%. We also provide free Life Insurance – a benefit we hope you’ll never need to use but something that could be incredibly important to your loved ones. You’re not just joining a home, you’re becoming part of a family.