Ref. 57557

Team Leader – Short Breaks Service

  • Location: Aylesbury, England
  • Salary: £16 - £19.92 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Childrens Services Team Leader to work with a well-known childrens service in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. This role is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying an hourly rate of £16.00 – £19.92 per hour (PAYE and umbrella payment options are available). Candidates will be required to cover shifts from Tuesday – Saturday between the hours of 8.45am – 5.15pm. You will also be required to cover 1 youth club per week either Tuesday or Thursday where your working day will be 1.30pm – 9pm.

The role:

Co-ordinate and direct the support to children, young people and families by agreeing and providing interventions, which may be specialised, enabling positive and agreed outcomes to be achieved, in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities:


Provide a high quality service to children, young people and their families, based on an assessment of need and is outcomes driven.

Deliver a complex and specialist interventions with children, young people or families on a 1:1 basis, group or community setting.

Provide lead case/care planning management, including undertaking assessing, reviewing and managing risks

Attend and participate at relevant multi agency meetings, providing a lead role ensuring reflective and analytical practice review

Take responsibility for day to day resource planning to ensure high quality services are delivered.

Establish and developing effective relationships and channels of communication with children, young people, families, colleagues, community organisations, partner agencies and other external agencies

Retain accurate and contemporaneous records, using various IT systems to capture information and to produce written reports and present these as necessary.

Review and evaluate service provision with others, ensuring continued improvements are made.

Applicant Requirements:


Qualifications: NVQ in Childrens Social Care.

Experience: 2+ years working in a similar role.

Compliance: Recent DBS check.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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