Team Manager - Islington Young Persons Team
Team: Islington Young Persons FS
No. of Vacancies: 1
Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?
At SHP (Single Homeless Project), you'll be part of one of London's leading homelessness prevention charities, 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.
SHP was founded by a group of homeless people in the mid-1970s and more than 40 years on, we still try to look at the world through our clients' eyes, putting their needs and viewpoints at the centre of everything we do. Above all, we believe that, no matter what challenges they face, everyone we work with has the capacity to take control of their lives and shape their own futures.
To provide a strong and effective leadership of SHP's Islington Young People's Floating Support Service. The service is designed to support young people aged 16-25 who have housing related support needs.
The team manager will ensure that all aspects of the service are delivered to the highest standard and are fully compliant with both SHP's organisational values and contractual requirements. This includes working within a strengths and recovery framework, ensuring that the needs and aspirations of the young people are at the centre of the support planning process and that all aspects of the service reflect current good practice.
Closing date: 7th August 2019
Interviews: 12th August 2019
SHP is IIP accredited and an equal opportunities employer. Our attractive benefits package includes:
- Competitive starting salary
- A 37.5 hour working week including flexible working hours (core hours are 10am - 4pm) in non-accommodation services
- 25 days annual leave, rising to 28 days (plus eight paid Bank Holidays)
- A contributory pension scheme: SHP will Contribute the equivalent of 5% of your annual salary
- Comprehensive and integrated training programme designed specifically to develop the skills and knowledge involved in our work
- Regular support and development focussed line management supervision
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), available to all staff
- Paid carers' leave and compassionate leave
- Sick leave, up to three months full pay then three months half pay
- Generous maternity leave (16 weeks full pay and up to 24 weeks half pay) and four weeks paid paternity leave, depending on length of service
- Interest free public transport season ticket loan (after six months)
- Tax exemption for 'cycle to work' scheme and payroll giving