We are looking for a Team Leader to join our team to support and empower our customers to increase their life skills.
As part of your employment package with us, we offer:
- a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme,
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years
- option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
- a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
- occupational sick pay
- contributory group pension scheme
- free life assurance
- cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans
Our priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and the homeless people we house and support.
We are fully complying with the Government’s Laws and guidance on social distancing and infection control, to keep our colleagues and homeless residents safe throughout the pandemic. All of our policies and procedures have been updated to ensure covid-safe working practices are followed. We have installed screens between desks in offices within our supported accommodation, and changed layouts and use of meeting rooms in our services to ensure maximum social distancing. All colleagues have access to PPE and hand sanitiser in the workplace. Our Head Office is currently closed, with all central teams working from home, and we will continue to review this situation on an ongoing basis.
About the Role
Beacon House is a supported housing service in Kensington and Chelsea for young people with complex needs. We provide 16 self-contained units, and work in partnerships with other agencies to support young people in working towards their aspirations and developing the skills for independent living.
The aim of this role is to assist the Team Manager in providing high quality accommodation-based support to homeless young people with complex needs, including those involved in serious youth violence, mental ill health and other hard-to-reach groups.
We are looking for someone with experience of working in a support environment who is able to effectively line manage staff. You should have experience of safeguarding young people, and of providing effective housing management, particularly around voids and arrears. A good working knowledge of the services available to young people with complex needs is desirable, as is experience of the requirements of health and safety in an accommodation-based service.
About Evolve Housing + Support
Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.
We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.
We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.
Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.
Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.
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