Islington, Greater London
Starting at £30,641 rising to £32,768 per annum (salary dependent on relevant experience)
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?

SHP (Single Homeless Project) is one of London’s leading homelessness prevention charities and a dynamic and growing organisation changing 8,000 lives every year across London - from supporting people in crisis, to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment.

The Islington Complex Needs Team is part of the Islington Multidisciplinary Floating support service. The aim of the service is to support clients to maintain their tenancies and link into relevant services including mental health and drug and alcohol treatment services so that they can managed their emotional well-being, substance use and maximise opportunities to lead fulfilling lives.

As the Team Manager you will be responsible for providing day to day strong and effective leadership of the complex needs team, ensuring that they maintain high quality standards of work practice and provide holistic support for people with complex needs.   You will also ensure that all other aspects of the service are delivered to the highest standard and are fully compliant with both our organisational values and contractual requirements. 

To succeed, you will have proven staff management experience and the ability to support and develop others in delivering effective service outcomes.  You will also have a successful track record of delivering high quality outcomes for clients along with experience and the ability to plan, monitor and evaluate services to ensure that they are responsive.  Strong communication and networking skills with a proven ability in building positive working relationships, is also required.

Closing date for applications: 21st June 2020

Interviews to be held on: 6th July 2020

This post will require an Enhanced DBS check to be processed for the successful applicant.   

Our attractive benefits package includes:

  • A salary increase after successfully completing six months.
  • A 37.5 hour working week including flexible working hours (core hours are 10am – 4pm) in non-accommodation services
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing annually to the maximum 30 days (plus paid Bank Holidays),
  • A contributory pension scheme: SHP will contribute the equivalent of 5% of your annual salary
  • Staff Health Cash Plan and discounts scheme
  • Comprehensive and integrated training programme designed specifically to develop the skills and knowledge involved in our work

SHP is actively committed to equal opportunities and the promotion of diversity and inclusion, in all of our services and workplaces.  We are also Disability Confident Committed, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and IIP accredited.  In the London Homelessness Awards 2019 one of our Projects was commended for their work.  

Refreshed on: 10 June 2020
Closed date: 21 June 2020
Job ref: SHP933
Tags: Management, Support Worker