Job Title: Shift Leader - Children's Residential
Salary: £11 per hour
Location: Maben House, Lochmaben
Hours: 39 hours per week, early shift (8-4pm) Late shift (3-22:30pm) (sleepover too - starting at 7am )
If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!
A new opportunity and role have become available within our residential care homes. As a team leader you will be responsible for managing the day to day running of the shift within your allocated home. You will ensure that the children and young people’s needs are met, daily tasks completed, and all relevant paperwork required is completed. You will report to your house manager and ensure that all expectations for the day ahead are completed.
Maben House is purpose built with a separate education facility adjacent to the main house and is registered for up to ten young people aged 8 to 16 plus on admission. Set in an idyllic location on the outskirts of Lochmaben, Maben House offers an excellent environment for a young person coming to terms with their life. Here social work and education staff combine as a professional team, where young people’s abilities are developed through a patient, individualistic approach that makes full use of existing skills and offers new experiences to widen and compliment their horizons.
Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.
Why join us?
We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.
As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.
Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.
Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.