Team Leader

Everyone deserves an incredible future!

Become a Children’s Residential Team Leader with Acorn Education & Care and start working towards yours.

Role: Children’s Residential Team Leader

Salary: £23,108.00 per annum

Contract: Full Time; Permanent

Acorn Education & Care are a values-driven organisation that strives to put both our employees and residents first. We provide continuous professional development to take your career further, alongside fully accredited courses to support your development.

Your wellbeing matters to us, and therefore we offer discounted gym memberships, Our Employees Reward Hub that offers great rewards such as discount vouchers, we offer Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per annum, plus our “Moment in Time” that allows additional days leave for a special day in your life, whether this be an anniversary, Birthday, Child’s first day at school or simply just a day to relax!

Benefits: we want our residents to have the best care possible, and therefore strive to look after our employees to make this possible. You’ll get an exceptional reward package that includes:

  • Funded qualifications
  • £23,108.00 per annum
  • Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per year (with options to purchase more)
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And market leading benefits offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform Vista that enable you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover


Plus, outstanding development and support starting with our award-winning induction programme, to supporting you with specialist qualifications and best in class management development and hi potential programmes, so you can flourish and develop your full potential.

About the Home:

We are specialist provision for boys and girls with Education Health Care Plans for social emotional and mental needs aged 8-18. We are situated in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside, with close access to major roads, in a Victorian country house. We have with fantastic facilities to develop not only the educational, but also the social and emotional needs of our pupils. With access to woods and lakes on site, the school has an ethos about delivering a personalised curriculum tailored to and driven by the individuals.

This home is based in Oakham, and is within commuting distance from Peterborough, Leicester, Corby, Oakham, Knossington and surrounds.

The Role:

We are looking for a caring, responsible, experienced Team Leader to join our fantastic team at The Moorlands.

As Team Leader, you will lead a team of Support Workers who care for our children and young people in their daily lives, ensuring they are safe, comfortable, and healthy.

This is a great opportunity to progress your career in care, working as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children and young people are listened to, respected, and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Our Team Leaders carry out an essential and varied role, leading a team to provide the individual, bespoke, support required by the children and young people in our care. You will design, implement, and monitor the care and education plans to meet the individual needs of our children and young people, ensuring that key life and independent skills are achieved in the enriching and positive environment we strive to create.

If this sounds like you, please apply below or give us a call on 01204 558 055.

Being exceptional is just a call away.

What we need from you:

· Currently hold a Level 4 Apprenticeship for Children, Young People and Families or NVQ equivalent

· Full and valid UK Driving Licence

· Access to a car

· Right to Work in the UK

· Passionate about caring for children and young people, and to support them to reach their full potential

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.


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