Ref. MD1020

Team Leader

  • Location: Bedfordshire, England
  • Salary: £24047 - £27542 per annum
  • Type: Permanent / Full Time

Seven Social Care have an exciting new opportunity to work with Ormiston Families as a Team Leader in the Bedfordshire area. 

Pay Rate is £24,047 – £27,542 per annum.

General Duties:

  • To undertake any other reasonable duty, which is appropriate to the grade when requested by Senior Staff.
  • To be familiar with and comply with all Ormiston Families policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.
  • To demonstrate an understanding and commitment to the charity’s values.
  • You may be required to conduct other tasks based on the business needs.

Job purpose:

To provide outcome-based support designed to address the needs of children, young people affected children and young people (CYP) with a parent/carer or close family member in prison who may feel isolated or excluded in their home community, ensuring that these programmes meet individual need and further the aims of Ormiston Families.

You will need to live in the County of Bedfordshire (including Luton) to enable you to carry out the direct work with Children, Young People and Families.

As Team Leader, you will balance case management as well as line manage the Breaking Barriers Practitioners in the Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire areas and lead a collaborative approach to setting best practice and a passion for improving the safety, health and resilience of children and young people.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide line management and supervision to your direct reports through one-to-one case management.
  • Balance a workload split between case management and staff management.
  • Deputise for the Regional Manager, in their absence, including taking the lead on Safeguarding matters where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with relevant Ormiston Families colleagues and other organisations to develop best practice within Breaking Barriers service and standardising delivery. Where improvements are recognised, ensure information is shared and quality improvement is driven up and standardised through appropriate organisational channels.
  • To plan, evaluate and deliver a range of needs led one to one intervention across the county, using a trauma informed approach that place CYP participation at the heart of the service/support.
  • To create safe space for CYP to express their feelings and emotions, have fun and build positive memories.
  • Provide direct support/check in to children, young people and families on the waiting list, supporting them to work through the pre-service information and activities.
  • Maintain clear and effective records of work with children, young people and families.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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