Team Leader (Children’s Services)

Posted 2 years ago

£500 Joining Bonus subject to T&C

Are you looking for the next step in your career?

Would you like an opportunity to lead others to deliver positive outcomes for the children in our care?

We are expanding with the opening of new services, and we have some exciting opportunities available across Almond Care Children’s Services. We are looking for passionate forward thinking Team Leaders that share a passion for supporting young people and developing others.

As a Team Leader, you will lead a small team within the home to deliver the best possible care to children. You will identify areas for continuous improvement and adopt a therapeutic approach to care, leading by example. You will champion quality and lead by example to ensure that the home develops and maintains high quality of care,

Are you what Almond Care Children’s Services is looking for?

The ideal candidates will be close to achieving or qualified to QCF Level 3 or above for Children and Young People

You will integrate as part of the rota, undertaking shifts and sleep-ins as required and will help to organise the rota and tasks for your team. The role is a great development opportunity with lots of new skills to learn and a chance to really make a difference to the children in our care.

Our ideal candidate will be a flexible and compassionate individual, looking for a career in care and able to demonstrate a passion for the role. Previous care experience is preferable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Almond Care Children’s Services believes in nurturing our exceptional team and so if you’re successful in joining us, you’ll be benefiting from:

  • Completive pay Starting at £28,353 – £30,433 inclusive of 5 sleeps per month additional sleeps paid at £73.89 and overtime paid at hourly rate.
  • 224 hours annual leave (Inclusive of Bank Holiday)
  • After the first year of employment you will get an additional Days annual leave for your birthday
  • Opportunities to specialise in complex care
  • Full training and support within your role
  • Outstanding career development opportunities
  • Opportunity to undertake management training
  • An opportunity to work for an expanding, forward thinking company

All applicants are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure.
This position will involve supporting a child client.

We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this vacancy. If you are not selected for this particular position, your CV will be kept on file for 6 months and you may be contacted for other suitable roles in the future.

Almond Care Children’s Services is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,353.00-£30,433.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme


  • Flexible schedule


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability


  • Care: 1 year (preferred)
  • Team Leader: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)
  • QCF Level 3 Qualifications (preferred)
Salary £28,353 - £30,433
Location Leicester

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