St Giles Trust
Coventry, West Midlands
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
West Midlands
£24,276 - £28,560 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

£24,276 - £28,560 p/a (please note successful candidates should expect to be appointed at the starting point of the salary scale and consideration may be given to a higher salary depending on the experience of the individual)

Full-Time (35 hrs p/w) - Fixed Term Contract until March 2021

West Midlands Hospitals- Coventry, Wolverhampton and possibly Sandwell

Are you an influential, driven 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 Team Manager where you can make a difference and provide advice, guidance and support to your team and volunteers within the department.

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

As Team Manager, our successful candidate will be expected to fulfil a broad range of duties, including providing supervision, support and guidance to all staff, and attached volunteers in the form of regular supervision meetings and daily contact; this will include monitoring attendance and performance and reporting to the service manager

You will play an important part establishing and maintaining links with agencies that provide services to the client group, work closely with the regional manager to build partnerships with hospital staff and attend key multi-agency meetings.  It is important that you lead by example, be empathetic, nurturing and flexible in your approach as you will be managing and supporting a team of Caseworkers across the hospital sites.

What we are looking for:

  • A proven track record of managing staff teams, including carrying out supervisions, performance reviews and personal development plans
  • Personal experience of the criminal justice system, lived experience of the issues facing this client group and/or experience of working with ‘high risk’, vulnerable children, young people and/or families
  • Experience in working as part of a multiagency team, working together to achieve positive outcomes for young people and establishing links to further the aims of a project
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, plus strong IT skills
  • A collaborative, flexible and positive approach to your work

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

Closing Date: 3rd March 2020. Interviews: 13th March 2020

Posted on: 17 February 2020
Closed date: 03 March 2020
Tags: Management, Support Worker