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Closed: 31 January 2017

Team Leader/Project worker

Posted by The Amber Foundation

Location Crediton, Devon, South West
Permanent
Category Social Care/Development , Training
Sectors Housing and Homelessness
Job Reference : ACTLJan17

Are you enthusiastic and motivated to join our small, friendly, dynamic team; working together to turn around the lives of our young people?

Job Description

The Amber Foundation is a leading charity in the South of England supporting homeless and unemployed young people.

We are looking for a new, dynamic Team Leader to join our friendly team here are Ashley Court, Chawleigh. Your focus will be on guiding a team of 8-10 residents aged between 17-30 through Ambers development programme which provides a mix of support, structure, new experiences and training that builds motivation, self-discipline and skill set. We see the potential in all our residents and inspire them to take responsibility for their lives, take control of their lives and move into education, employment and safe, sustainable accommodation.

Over 80,000 young people experience homelessness each year. The need for Amber’s support is greater than ever. If you want to help young people to positively turn their lives around, if you are passionate and have a can do attitude we’d love to hear from you.

Duties will include planning and implementing the delivery of the Amber Programme and motivating your team of residents so they can elevate their self-esteem and self-reliance enabling them to progress into employment, education or training.

A wide variety of external interests and life skills are desirable and a Full Driving Licence.

We are looking to interview the right candidates on receipt of applications and therefore the closing date may change and close before 31st January 2017.

Enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

The Amber Foundation is an equal opportunities employer.

A stakeholder company pension and company health scheme are available for all employees.

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