Team Leader Children’s Residential Home: Visa sponsorship

Haven Care Group Ltd

Sleep In Shift Supplement: £50 per shift

Welcome Bonus: £700 bonus after successfully completing probationary period!!

LocationDerby City

Are you an experienced Team Leader or Senior Support Worker with a background in Residential Child Care specialising with emotional behavioural disorder (EBD) ? Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of Young People? Look no further!

Haven Care Group are on the lookout for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our team within a specialist EBD Children’s Residential Home in the Alvaston area of Derby. This role is full time, working shifts on a rotational basis between 7.30am and 11pm, with a requirement to complete between 6-8 sleep in shifts every month.

Who are Haven Care Group?

HCG are an Ofsted registered organisation, specialising in providing residential care and support for children and Young People aged 7-18 who may have Learning Disabilities, challenging behaviours, Autism or ADHD. They may also have suffered neglect, trauma, sexual exploitation, or other types of domestic abuse. HCG, along with their workforce, have extremely high standards of care and as such place the children at the heart of everything they do, and the motivation is to give them the best possible future, which every child deserves.

What can Haven Care Group offer in return for your commitment to shaping the future of the Young People in our care?

HCG can offer a range of fantastic benefits and incentives including:

· A highly competitive salary of £ 30,552 – £ 33,752 , £ 50 sleep-in per shift

· A £ 800 bonus after successfully completing probationary period!

  • Access to funded QCF Leadership & Management diploma qualifications in Residential Child Care
  • Industry leading Management Development Programme (MDP).
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • An opportunity to undertake specialist training and be supported in any way – 85% of all our Qualified Support Workers, Team Leaders, Deputies and Managers are internal promotions.
  • Employee of the Month Scheme, with a potential to win a £50 voucher every month!
  • Length of Service Holiday Scheme – Awarding up to an additional 5 days paid leave per year with continued service, above Statutory Entitlement
  • Refer a Friend Scheme, offering £150 for every person you successfully recommend to work with HCG!
  • Funded access to the Blue Light Card Discount Scheme, offering discounts for many High street and online retailers, events, and hospitality companies – HCG will reimburse any fees occurred when obtaining your Discount Card!

To be successful as a Support Worker with HCG, you will need to possess the following essential attributes:

  • Minimum Diploma Level 3 or 4 in Residential Child Care (Children and Young Peoples Workforce) or equivalent.
  • 1 year minimum working experience with Young People that may live with a Learning Disability, are Nuero-Diverse or have social and emotional difficulties, or behaviour that challenges.
  • Full UK Manual Driving Licence
  • Ability to work shifts and sleep in the home overnight
  • Experience in leading shifts and overseeing a team of Support Workers

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for a range of duties as set out below:

  • Working alongside Manager & the Deputy Manager in Children’s Residential Home.
  • Ensuring that our Young People receive the highest standard of support/care appropriate to their individual needs.
  • Providing advice, assistance, and support to Young People, safeguarding their welfare at all times.
  • Ensuring that all risks are safely managed in line with the company policies and procedures
  • Ensuring shifts are planned with Residential Support Workers, to take the lead on shift and be responsible for the events on the shift
  • Attending to Young People’s practical, physical, and emotional needs and acting as an appropriate role model.
  • Working closely with Young People to enable them to address their difficulties and achieve their optimum potential.
  • Communicating effectively with the team of staff coming onto shift ensuring that a thorough account of your shifts events has taken place.
  • Completing written reports and documentation
  • Setting up, coordinating, and reviewing Care plans, Risk Assessments, Behaviour Management Plans, Health Care Documentation, Agreements, and Incentives.

Please note that you must be 21 years of age or above to apply due to children’s homes regulations.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £30,552.00-£33,052.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Relocation assistance
  • Store discount
  • UK visa sponsorship

Supplemental pay types:

  • Loyalty bonus
  • Performance bonus
  • Signing bonus


  • Residential Childcare: 2 years (required)


  • Full UK Driving Licence (required)
  • NVQ Level 3 / 4 Residential Childcare or equivalant (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: TL/Derby/June24

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