Salary: £21,750 – £23,000

Location: Banham, Norfolk 

Hours: Full time 

Are you looking to lead a team and make a difference to Adult's lives? Are you looking for a challenge? Are you looking to be part of an inclusive and friendly team? We have the role for you! Apply now and further your career with Acorn Park!

About the School

Acorn Park Adult Services is a residential care provision for young adults with Autism aged 18 – 65.

Our provision is located in an attractive yet safe and secure setting amidst the rural peace of over 30 acres of parkland.  We are situated on the edge of a small village yet within easy reach of two major towns; Attleborough and Diss. Our provision is designed to resemble a small village community in harmony with the local landscape of South Norfolk. Our adults enjoy the space and freedom of a safe and peaceful provision with the benefit of being close to local towns and villages.

 

About the Group

We are part of Acorn Care and Education and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

Acorn Care and Education provide education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.

 

About the Role

The Team Leader will be required to support and assist the Registered Manager in supervising the workload of the Support Workers.

To be part of a team offering a comprehensive service to our adults, the aim being to ensure the physical, social and emotional care, and development of the adults and ensure consistency of learning to achieve the individuals potential.

You will be a responsible, friendly and thoughtful individual who has a passion for caring for and ultimately, making a difference to our residents lives. You will ideally understand some of the challenges that you could be faced with as it will be a challenging yet rewarding role.

We need someone who can be a role model, work well within a team, has great communication skills, can manage their workload and be prepared for the varying difficulties the role may present.

 

Who are we looking for?

Acorn Park wants responsible, friendly and thoughtful individuals who has a passion for caring for and ultimately, making a difference to young lives. You will ideally understand some of the challenges that you could be faced with as it will be a challenging yet rewarding role.

We need someone who can be a role model, work well within a team, has great communication skills, can manage their workload and be prepared for the varying difficulties the role may present.

 

Why work for us?

  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.
  • Be part of a supportive and dedicated team.
  • Continuous professional development and training.
  • Internal Promotion.
  • Staff meals.
  • Potential overtime.
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – The ability to speak to a councillor for support regarding your mental health.
  • Employee Rewards Hub – An app which offers high-street discounts, hints and tips.

Acorn Care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.