Residential Group Leader

Posted 14 June 2022
Salary£16 - 18 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineHealth & Social Care
Contact NameDane Matthews

Job description

~ Residential Group Leader ~

Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with Sheffield City Council to appoint a Residential Childrens Group Leader.

3 – 6 month agency contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

Full Time Position. (37 hours)

(Flexible working including working evenings, weekends and bank holidays on a rota is a requirement with a potential to do sleep ins)

Locations – Montgomery Children's Home, Sheffield, S6 3BW.

Rate of Pay - £16 - £18 per hour – Negotiable depending on experience. (Higher rates can be negotiated for more experienced candidates)

About the Role;

  • Support the management of a residential children’s home that provides for and promotes the care of children and young people working in partnership with their families.
  • Support the management of the provision of a high quality residential care service to secure the best possible outcomes for children and young people.
  • Assist in meeting and maintaining the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards.


  • Support the management of the day-to-day operation of the home and to ensure that the home meets the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality standards.
  • Work with the Registered Home Manager and the Assistant Home Manager to implement relevant legislation, regulations and guidance for the home and actively participate in all inspection processes.
  • Supervise the Residential Child Care Practitioners and Ancillary Workers and to ensure that each member of staff receives regular supervision in line with the Children’s Homes Regulations.
  • Participate in regular supervision and staff meetings in line with the Children’s Homes Regulations including personal development reviews.
  • Work, as part of the Home’s Management Team to engage and develop staff to adopt a culture of continuous improvement including, developing child centred services and continuous professional development.
  • Actively safeguard and promote the welfare of the children/young people and to promote structure, boundaries and routines within the home.
  • To physically intervene if a young person’s behaviour is dangerous to themselves or others.

Job Requirements;

  • Reference Contact Details Covering Last Five Years Of Employment. (Names, Numbers & Email Addresses)
  • Eligibility to work in the UK. (Passport etc..)
  • Level 3 Children Residential Childcare or equivalent.


SCG offer a market leading referral scheme so if you are not interested, but no of somehow who may, please feel free to pass on their details.

Due to the high volume of applications, if you do not receive a response within 48 hours, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please send a copy of your most recent CV to and contact Dane on 01772 954 200 as soon as possible.