Community Team Leader

Recruiter
ST GILES TRUST
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Posted
14 Jan 2019
Closes
18 Jan 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you a driven, engaging and compassionate individual with impressive leadership and motivational abilities? Are you looking to make a significant difference to the lives of vulnerable young people?

If so, join St Giles Trust as a Community Team Leader, where you will provide vital day-to-day support and supervision to a team of Caseworkers and Trainer/Assessors delivering services in the community.

About St Giles Trust

An ambitious, well-established charity that helps people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others.

About this exciting opportunity

This diverse role will see you plan, allocate and support the daily workload for the teams and individuals, monitor and review probation periods, conduct performance reviews and ensure all staff comply with security and data protection protocols. You will manage the Trainer/Assessor’s work, plus support the training and management of a team of Peer Advisers, ensuring they deliver a quality service.

Assisting with the recruitment of new staff and conducting independent file reviews and quality assurance are key aspects of this role, as is developing and maintaining effective links and attending regular meetings with funders, commissioners and stakeholders.

What we are looking for:

  • A supervisory/management background, with experience of leading and motivating a busy team
  • An understanding of issues facing individuals who have multiple and complex needs
  • Experience of developing staff and Peer Advisers appropriately to their skills and capacities
  • A proven ability to develop successful inter-agency work
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong time management, prioritisation and organisational capabilities

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, generous leave allowance, staff pension, flexible working, a mentoring programme, an advice and counselling service, season ticket loan and much more.

For further information, or to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 11pm, 3rd February 2019.

Interview date: 11th February 2019.

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