Team Leader - Health and Well-being
 

Team Leader, Health and Wellbeing Hub -Targeted Youth Support
Salary Details- £47,511 - £50,448 per annum |Based in Kingston | Permanent | Full time

Achieving for Children recognise these are unprecedented times, but we continue to build capacity to support our most vulnerable groups. To do this we are continuing to attract talented professionals to join us as we continue to provide OUTSTANDING (Kingston ILACS Ofsted 2019) services.

If you have the skills that will enable us to continue to enhance our practice and improve outcomes for children further, we want to hear from you. We are looking for bright, enthusiastic people who have the passion and the drive to make a positive difference to children’s lives. By recognising and championing strengths we know we can make a real difference. It’s a genuine team effort in AfC. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help create a brighter future for children and families.

About the Role

The Targeted Youth Support Service is made up of Youth Offending , Health and Wellbeing and Targeted Youth Support teams. Our ambition for the Targeted Youth Support Service is to be an integrated, multi-agency service for young people aged 13-18 who are at risk of, or involved in, offending.

The Health and Wellbeing Hub ensures that young people who come into contact with the Targeted Youth Support Service are provided with health and wellbeing support, including substance use, general health, sexual health and mental health.

The post holder will contribute to the development of the health and wellbeing offer and ensure that children are provided with coordinated and integrated support, which will include comprehensive assessment, risk identification and management. The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring that adolescents are safeguarded from harm whilst ensuring that the public is protected where youth offending is concerned.

About AfC
We are a not-for-profit social enterprise owned by three local authorities (Kingston, Richmond and Windsor & Maidenhead), we offer the freedoms of a social enterprise with the employment benefits of local government. To find out more about us click here.

About you
The role of Team Leader in the Health and Wellbeing Hub can be demanding and rewarding in equal measures. To succeed in this role you will need to be;
  • A fantastic communicator
  • A resilient worker, able to work effectively in a team or on your own initiative, taking ownership and responsibility
  • Confident and competent with relevant statutory and regulatory framework and of an appropriate range of professional interventions.
  • A solution focussed person with the ability to deal with sensitive issues
About our benefits
When you join AfC you will have access to:
  • Positive and supportive working environments - We have a highly supportive working environment in which managers are challenging and supporting in equal measures.
  • Positive work-life balance - Access to employee benefits and support forms part of our health and wellbeing offer.
  • A competitive salary and access to LA pension scheme - Our salaries are benchmarked against other local authorities.
  • Strong Management - A strong performance management culture, with an equally strong focus on practice learning is embedded across the organisation.
To find out about all of the breadth of benefits of working for Achieving for Children click here.

Start dates
Achieving for Children have Fixed Start Dates, candidates are advised to prepare for this should a job offer be accepted to ensure eligible continuous service is not affected.

To apply
If you would like more information about this role please see our role profile and job pack.

Please apply online including a supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria for this post detailing what skills, knowledge, experience and abilities you can bring to the role, as outlined in the role profile

Closing Date: 11th August 2020
Interview Date: 17th August 2020

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact ​Charlotte Shrimpton, Interim Youth Justice Strategic Manager on ​charlotte.shrimpton@achievingforchildren.org.uk to request an informal discussion.

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer, this extends to welcoming candidates from BAME backgrounds. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Area
Kingston
Working Hours
Full-time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Children's Social Work
Salary From
£47,511
Salary To
£50,448
 
Team Leader, Health and Wellbeing Hub -Targeted Youth Support
Salary Details- £47,511 - £50,448 per annum |Based in Kingston | Permanent | Full time

Achieving for Children recognise these are unprecedented times, but we continue to build capacity to support our most vulnerable groups. To do this we are continuing to attract talented professionals to join us as we continue to provide OUTSTANDING (Kingston ILACS Ofsted 2019) services.

If you have the skills that will enable us to continue to enhance our practice and improve outcomes for children further, we want to hear from you. We are looking for bright, enthusiastic people who have the passion and the drive to make a positive difference to children’s lives. By recognising and championing strengths we know we can make a real difference. It’s a genuine team effort in AfC. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help create a brighter future for children and families.

About the Role

The Targeted Youth Support Service is made up of Youth Offending , Health and Wellbeing and Targeted Youth Support teams. Our ambition for the Targeted Youth Support Service is to be an integrated, multi-agency service for young people aged 13-18 who are at risk of, or involved in, offending.

The Health and Wellbeing Hub ensures that young people who come into contact with the Targeted Youth Support Service are provided with health and wellbeing support, including substance use, general health, sexual health and mental health.

The post holder will contribute to the development of the health and wellbeing offer and ensure that children are provided with coordinated and integrated support, which will include comprehensive assessment, risk identification and management. The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring that adolescents are safeguarded from harm whilst ensuring that the public is protected where youth offending is concerned.

About AfC
We are a not-for-profit social enterprise owned by three local authorities (Kingston, Richmond and Windsor & Maidenhead), we offer the freedoms of a social enterprise with the employment benefits of local government. To find out more about us click here.

About you
The role of Team Leader in the Health and Wellbeing Hub can be demanding and rewarding in equal measures. To succeed in this role you will need to be;
  • A fantastic communicator
  • A resilient worker, able to work effectively in a team or on your own initiative, taking ownership and responsibility
  • Confident and competent with relevant statutory and regulatory framework and of an appropriate range of professional interventions.
  • A solution focussed person with the ability to deal with sensitive issues
About our benefits
When you join AfC you will have access to:
  • Positive and supportive working environments - We have a highly supportive working environment in which managers are challenging and supporting in equal measures.
  • Positive work-life balance - Access to employee benefits and support forms part of our health and wellbeing offer.
  • A competitive salary and access to LA pension scheme - Our salaries are benchmarked against other local authorities.
  • Strong Management - A strong performance management culture, with an equally strong focus on practice learning is embedded across the organisation.
To find out about all of the breadth of benefits of working for Achieving for Children click here.

Start dates
Achieving for Children have Fixed Start Dates, candidates are advised to prepare for this should a job offer be accepted to ensure eligible continuous service is not affected.

To apply
If you would like more information about this role please see our role profile and job pack.

Please apply online including a supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria for this post detailing what skills, knowledge, experience and abilities you can bring to the role, as outlined in the role profile

Closing Date: 11th August 2020
Interview Date: 17th August 2020

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact ​Charlotte Shrimpton, Interim Youth Justice Strategic Manager on ​charlotte.shrimpton@achievingforchildren.org.uk to request an informal discussion.

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer, this extends to welcoming candidates from BAME backgrounds. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.