Floating Support Team Leader
Floating Support Team Leader, central Reading 37 hours per week £27,000 to £29,000 per annum (pay review pending) 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays; 6.5% non contributory pension Launchpad exists to help clients turn their lives around and fulfil their potential. We are a registered charity for the homeless that supports Reading’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people. As well as housing clients, we also provide a range of services for clients. In July 2015, Launchpad developed a brand new dynamic floating support service, under contract with Reading Borough Council. Our Floating Support Service provides support with tenancy sustainment, advice and advocacy, life skills, budgeting, mental health as well as support on education, training and employment and ongoing challenges within housing. The focus is very much about the prevention of homelessness and our Drop-in Service is a key part of our strategy on homelessness prevention. In this permanent position, you will lead and motivate a team of generalist support workers delivering effective support to our clients who range from those with low needs through to highly complex. As well as inspiring the team and overseeing the day-to-day case management, with a focus on multi-agency and partnership working, you will deliver on KPIs. You will also deputise for the Floating Support Manager as needed. Our successful candidate will have a proven track record in support and housing services with evidence of working to contract specifications and high service level deliverables. Visit our website at http://www.launchpadreading.org.uk/about/jobs for full details of the roles .To apply please send us your Application Form and a covering letter to HR@launchpadreading.org.uk The closing date for applications is noon on Thursday, 12 October and interviews will be held on Wednesday, 18 October.