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Team Leader - Young People Leaving Care - East London

Job Title: Team Leader - Young People Leaving Care - East London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ilford
Salary: £36k per year
REF: SD0811202201
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Team Leader - Young People Leaving Care - East London

Are you a passionate, dedicated Team Leader looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Team Leader to join and manage a team of Key Workers based in East London. 

Pay Rate: £36,000/ annum

Duration: Permanent 

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm, 37.5 hrs/ week 

Team Leader role: Full JD Available

  • To support and supervise staff to maintain and raise the standards in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Company.
  • Ensuring all key workers have the correct skills for the role.
  • Make weekly checks on the properties and keep in touch with key workers regarding maintenance and health and safety standards being reported and address.
  • To undertake routine administrative tasks and provide written reports.
  • Carry out duties in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work act.
  • Share the responsibility for out of hours calls with the service manager.
  • To complete risk assessments.
  • Establish and maintain positive and trusting relationships.
  • Ensure safeguarding and protecting the welfare of each young person.
  • Assist and support Young People through the process of leaving care.
  • To undertake in planning for and preparation of Young People for admission or discharge.
  • Attend and contribute to staff meetings/ reviews.
  • Work closely and in co-operation with social work staff, specialists and other professional agencies.

Essential Requirements:

  • Recent experience managing key workers
  • Previous experience of at least 1 year working with young people leaving care
  • Self-motivated and a positive nature
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written
  • Commitment to personal and professional development
  • Willing to work additional hours where needed
  • Level 1 or 2 in Child Safeguarding
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate registered onto the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Team Leader friends or colleagues.

If you are a Team Leader and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.