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Childcare Shift Leader
Positive living and learning for people with epilepsy and other complex needs
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Childcare Shift Leader
£19,937 per annum
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Shift Leader (Children’s Home)

£19,937 per annum

37.5 hours per week

St Elizabeth’s Children’s Home supports children aged 5 – 19 who have Epilepsy and other associated complex needs. We’re based in a fabulous site just outside of Much Hadham and make up part of the wider Centre which supports over 150 people. Our Children’s home is currently going through an exciting period of change and we’re looking Shift Leaders to join the team.

You’ll be assigned to one of our bungalows and will be one of three shift leaders expected to take the lead responsibility for each shift. This is a busy role where you’ll be leading the staff team on identified shifts and making sure shifts are planned and led in an organised manner. You’ll have responsibility as a Key worker and demonstrate good care principles which you’ll reflect in everyday work practices and encourage in colleagues.

We’re looking for someone with excellent communication and organisational skills who is able to lead, motivate and work as part of a team. This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience of providing care and support to young people with additional needs in a residential setting. You’ll need to have already achieved or be currently undertaking a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care or equivalent and be committed to completing this within one year of appointment if not already achieved.

We offer an excellent range of staff benefits including:

• Opportunity to pursue recognised qualifications

• Fabulous staff development – fully funded for you by the Centre

• Free on-site parking

• Subsidised restaurant

• High Street retail/leisure discounts

• Generous holidays

• Discounted gym membership

• Free Life assurance

To apply and to find out more information about St Elizabeth’s, please visit our website: or telephone 01279 844209.

Offers are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check paid for by the centre. Please note we are not on a public transport route. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

First closing date - 22 November 2019

Second closing date- 6 December 2019

Interview date - TBC

Registered Charity 1176777 Equal opportunities employer

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