| Team Manager
Young People | 1 SW9 |£20.73 per hour (incl. of Holiday Pay) | Permanent | Job Ref: BD7525 | Posted: 06/04/2021
Central is currently recruiting for a permanent Team Manager, to work in the Stockwell area. The service provides support to young people with a background of homelessness and other complex needs.
In this role, you will work closely with the Area Manager and Team Leaders to think creatively to provide high quality accommodation based support to single homeless young people with complex support needs including mental ill health, potential gang affiliation, those exploited in county lines and other hard-to-reach groups.
The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM. You will occasionally be expected to start early or work late as required and there is one week on-call per quarter. The pay rate for this role is £36,071 per annum pro rata. Please note, on-site parking is available.
In this position, you will be expected to;
" Provide a high quality accommodation based support service to single homeless young people with complex support needs in a busy site with multiple services
" Lead and inspire colleagues, ensuring that they are supported to deliver the highest standards of service delivery to customers
" Work with the police, local authority and other external agencies to develop a serious youth violence reduction strategy in Lambeth
" Maintain Health and Safety standards (including fire safety) of the site and the service
" Develop a "one team" culture and identity across the day and night colleague teams
" Develop a culture of reflective practice and an environment which is psychologically informed, for both customers and colleagues.
" Deliver a contract compliant service that meets key performance indicators and remains relevant to the Borough's homelessness strategy
" Sound financial management of the service budget
To apply for this role, you must;
" As well as having experience of supporting vulnerable young people to achieve independent living, you must have a clear understanding of why young people become homeless and the needs and challenges they face
" Be willing to engage in developing your own reflective practice and have the ability to support your team to develop their own
" Have experience of handling incidents involving Serious Youth Violence, Child Criminal Exploitation and/or Child Sexual Exploitation, in addition to working with young people with mental ill health or substance misusers
" Have experience of supporting colleagues to deliver the highest standards of service delivery to young people
" Have experience of effectively managing rent arrears and voids to maximise income
" Have maintained effective relationships with outside agencies including the police, social service and other statutory and voluntary agencies
Benefits of this role include; a competitive salary, a comprehensive training and development programme, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (rising to 30 days after 5 years of service), occupational sick pay, contributory group pension scheme, free life assurance, cycle to work scheme, Tech scheme and Health insurance perks.
Candidates must confirm their interest by Friday 9th April, with interviews scheduled shortly after and the appointed candidate expected to start as soon as possible.