Sheffield City Council

Group Leader X 2 (BB-57187)

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An excellent opportunity has arisen to apply for the Group Leader post at Gibson House. We are a dynamic team working in a Residential and Respite care home for children and young people aged 11 to 18 with learning disabilities and difficulties, including ASD. The role would include supervising and coordinating staff as well as the day to day care and wellbeing of the children and young people, liaising and working with multi-agency teams and families to further enhance outcomes for the individuals. Ensuring that individuals physical, emotional and social needs are well met.

Gibson House is rated as “Good” by Ofsted for the quality of care and support we provide to children and the difference we make to their lives and those of their families. We offer high quality care that respects and values children in a nurturing and caring environment where abilities are developed and achievements celebrated.

The home operates on a flexible rolling 4 week 24 hour rota, which includes weekends, unsociable hours, sleeping in duties and bank holidays (including Christmas and New year), which are paid at enhanced rates of pay.

You will work as part of and manage a team to increase life skills through a range of activities. You will be responsible for key working with young people and be involved in communicating their aspirations and goals in a multi-agency approach. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. You must demonstrate the ability and desire to work as part of a team which strives to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people, their families and the service. You must be able to evidence your skills in relationship building, communication, nurturing and caring for children, engaging with families and carers and other professionals, supporting inclusion and participation.

This role will involve supporting the children and young people in a combined team approach to their care and development. You will lead in care planning, and liaising with staff to ensure a consistent and coherent service to the home. It will involve elements of personal care. You will support the home in providing a safe and nurturing environment for the children and young people in our care.

All successful candidates are to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Applicants will need to be at least 22 years of age. Record keeping, homemaking tasks and domestic duties are also part of this role. You will be expected to hold the QCF Residential Diploma (level 3) or an equivalent qualification.

In return, we offer a comprehensive induction and training package, regular support and supervision and annual Personal development review.

We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Full-time employees work 37 hours for 52 weeks of the year and we offer a generous holiday entitlement. We are open to discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities, which benefit you and the Council.

For further information and to arrange a visit, please contact our duty mobile and speak to a duty manager.

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