In Camden we are committed to ensuring that all young people succeed, do well in their education and if they need additional support and help, they are able to access a range of exciting and targeted youth support options.
We want young people to maximise their potential for growth and development, become resilient and thereby remaining in education, stay safe, and develop healthier and more positive lifestyles.
We are looking for an inspirational Team Manager to provide operational day to day leadership for a multi-disciplinary team ensuring high quality, safe, effective and consistent outcome focused services are delivered in accordance with local and national standards. You will be passionate about achieving better outcomes for children and young people and deliver Camden’s vision for children and young people in line with Camden plan priorities, Camden Early Help and Resilient Families Framework. Based in one of the youth hub, you will manage a multi-disciplinary team and provide leadership of the team to deliver effective locality based provision for young people. You will be responsible for ensuring early help cases allocated to you team are managed effectively and in timely manner.
This post will be based between 5 Pancras Square and & Ingestre Road Community Centre, Ingestre Road, Kentish Town, NW5 1UX
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
You will have significant experience of managing staff and service performances. You will have experience of managing early intervention and prevention services including case management and quality assurance. To be considered for this post, it is essential that you have a proven record of delivering high quality services for very vulnerable young people. It is also a pre-requisite that you possess good knowledge and understanding of legislative framework and polices relating to young peoples’ services. This includes safeguarding, child protection and can demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the early intervention and prevention policies and practices. You will have experience of delivering high quality, differentiated youth work curriculum. You will have demonstrable experience in the ability to lead, motivate and manage multi-disciplinary staff teams in a range of work environments and contexts. You will hold considerable experience of case management oversight as well as understanding of the concepts of the psychologically informed practice, including Trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences etc.
You will need to hold a degree level qualification in any of the following professions
- Youth and Community work
- Youth Justice/ Probation
- Connexions and Career
- A relevant qualification such as Psychology, Counselling, or Substance misuse
- Social Work- (HCPC -registered)
- Any relevant management training or qualification
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
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Closing dates for applications: Tuesday 27th August 2019
Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 9th September 2019
Please quote reference: 190000IE