Team Leader

Hestia1970 Hestia Housing and Support

Hestia supports vulnerable adults and children across London

Exciting, high profile, brand new contract in London Borough Hounslow.

We are a brand new team delivering exciting community based support service in London Borough Hounslow!

Commencing in January 2017, the Hounslow LIFE Integrated Support Service is an exciting new project that supports adults at risk of losing their independence through the delivery of personalised preventative support in the community.

We are looking for an inspirational Team Leader who will lead, motivate and empower a team of caseworkers to deliver community based, person-centred and holistic support services to people at risk of losing their independence

This is a great role for someone wanting to build their leadership skills in a brand new team and shape the service going forwards.

We welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.

If you have any convictions/cautions, this does not mean you cannot apply for any of our roles, however we do require a DBS for all positions. We will ensure that any positive disclosures on DBS records are discussed with candidates and fairly assessed by an internal panel.

Please contact our HR Department ([email protected]) for more information or to discuss an employment opportunity with Hestia.

Person specification:

  • Experience of working with people who have a range of complex health, care and support needs in a person-centred, psychologically informed way
  • An understanding of how multiple needs overlap and create multiple disadvantage
  • A working knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act and welfare benefits / housing legislation
  • Ability to act as a staff champion, supporting colleagues, networking and building expertise and best practice within the team for your specialism
  • Thorough understanding of discrimination and disability issues, equal opportunities and anti- discriminatory practice
  • Ability to promote the service and give presentations to a variety of audiences

If you want to do an ASYE and you fit the criteria Hestia will support you to join our existing programme.

In return we offer a competitive salary, a supportive working environment and a host of benefits including pension, employee discounts, 25 days holiday per annum (for full-time positions) plus the option to buy an additional 3 weeks, cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan.

For a detailed job description, benefits overview and terms and conditions, please see our attached job pack.

Hestia is proud to be a Disability Confident employer. Should you require our job pack in an alternative format, require further assistant or wish to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may need to attend an interview, please contact [email protected]

Location: Hounslow

Salary: £27,480 rising to £28,296 after 1 year

Grade: 29 – 30

Hours: 39 hours per week

Working Pattern: The service operates Mon – Fri from 8am – 9pm and Sat – Sun from 10am – 5pm so some flexi working to ensure contract is delivered within these times will be required.

Closing date: 19 February 2017

Interview date: 22 February 2017

About Hestia

Hestia is a vibrant, London wide charity that has supported vulnerable adults and children for over 40 years. We empower people across the community to rebuild their lives, realise their potential and live fulfilling and independent lives.

We use our 45 years of experience to support 9,000 adults and children across London. We try to help anyone who needs us, whatever their circumstanceshelping survivors of Domestic Abuse and their families to rebuild their lives, creating a stronger future for themselves in a safe and healthy environment.

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