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Residential Care Team Leader, Children’s (SHC27)

Salary: £22,839- £25,897

Location: Wolverhampton

Closing date: 31st October 202o

Are you a caring and compassionate person who wants to make a difference? Join Progress and help support and care for children and young people in Wolverhampton.

The Role

As a Team Leader at our Stourbridge House children’s residential service, you will be caring for children and young people with moderate to severe learning disabilities, Autism, ADHD and associated behavioural challenges. 

Children and young people accommodated at Stourbridge House may also be experiencing mental health, self-harming and sexualised behaviours and are socially and emotionally delayed, through neglect and harm. 

As team leader will also assist the management team in maintaining a safe and enabling environment that provides positive experiences to children and young people.

Your role is also vital to the progression of a children and young people. A team leader encourages them to develop new skills and to be the best that they can be. You must be sensitive to the needs of those in your care. 

The roles will require you to work unsociable hours, including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and bank holidays on a rolling rota basis.

You must hold the QCF level 3 and at least 2 years’ experience being a team leader and also be willing to work towards Leadership and Management and QCF level 5 Care or equivalent (Social work qualifications or nursing qualifications would also be accepted).

You will also have competent IT skills and access to your own transport.


Who we are looking for

You have a fantastic opportunity to be a part of our team if you are:

  • Caring and approachable
  • Patient and welcoming
  • Creative
  • Helpful and reliable
  • Willing to learn valuable life skills
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking


About Progress Care

Our goal is to increase resilience and reduce dependency by blending a range of services to provide seamless transitions through residential, foster care, semi-independent and independent living.

At Stourbridge House, we put the needs of those we support at the centre of everything we do. We care about the support and development of children/ young people and want them to lead regular lives.

Our Company Values

We CARE about our services, staff and the people we support – continually improving the quality of care and service delivery.

We TRUST that staff will work in partnership in all areas – ensuring we are meeting business objectives, goals and targets.

We RESPECT each other regardless of position and provide peer support to our colleagues by working together.

We PROGRESS in our development – personally, as a business, for our professional partners and for the people we support.

At Progress, we have high staff retention rates through

  • Personal development opportunities
  • Treating you as an individual
  • Publicly recognising your achievements
  • Supporting you any way we can
  • Placing you on a comprehensive training program 
  • A competitive salary

Staff benefits include

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Enhanced holiday entitlements
  • Long service loyalty scheme
  • A stakeholder pension scheme
  • Private family healthcare and medical insurance
  • Death in service life assurance
  • Shopping discounts via the HAPI app


You must be able to demonstrate that you have a QCF level 3 Health and Social Care qualification or equivalent along with, at least and at least two years’ experience in a residential setting.

A full clean driving license would be a distinct advantage.

All applicants will undergo an Enhanced DBS check.


To apply please complete the application form. If you have any issues please email

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Good luck!