Job details

Location -  Roberts Centre 

Salary -  £22,523 + £1,000 (Team Leader Allowance ) this will rise after one year’s successful employment to £23,101 + £1000

Job type/hours -  Full time 39 hours per week 

Closing date -  Closing date: Friday 22nd November 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 10th December 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader in our Boost Pathway Services which provides life skills training and on-going support to young people leaving care until they are 25 years old.  It also provides up to 10 units of supported housing and 2 training flats.

 As well as working as Team Leader in this busy but small team, you will support the wider Children & Young People’s Team by providing hands on support in our Child Contact Service at least one Saturday in four (a day off in the week will be given on these weeks). This service provides children with a safe and enjoyable space to spend quality time with their non-resident parent or family member.

 As Team Leader you will work closely with the Children & Young People’s Manager to collect statistical data when required for measurement of service delivery and to prepare reports for the Local Authority and Professional Agencies. You will also use service user feedback to help develop strategies to implement changes for continuous improvement.

 In return the successful candidate will receive; a generous annual leave entitlement, a comprehensive pension scheme with generous employer contributions, in death service benefits, an individual development programme, in house training days, an employee counselling line and the chance to work with some amazing people.

 You should be able to demonstrate:

Ø  A knowledge of homelessness and the effects this has on families and young people. 

Ø  Experience of benefits system, housing and tenancy law.

Ø  The ability to demonstrate an understanding of safeguarding children and adults, promotion of their wellbeing and multi-agency working

Ø  At least 2 years’ experience of working directly with young people. 

Ø  Be a highly driven individual who shares our values and who has the passion to help us to improve the lives of our clients.

Ø  Be in a position to be flexible with their working hours to suit the needs of the services. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with determination, motivation and a passion to make a real difference by supporting people to find positive solutions.

You will have a ‘can do’ attitude, share our values and have the passion to help us to improve the lives of Children and Families.

 You will need a car with motor insurance cover for business purposes.

 Successful applicants will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Disclosure (DBS) disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by The Roberts Centre.

 Closing date: Friday 22nd November 2019

 Interview date: Tuesday 10th December 2019


How to apply

Application packs are available on: or emailing or

by telephoning Lin Kitchener HR Manager on 02392 296919

Please note, we do not accept CVs