Team Leader

Central & East Lancashire

Permanent, full-time post (37.5 hours per week)
Central & East Lancashire
Salary £27,488- £29,193

Emerging Futures Female Recovery Enhanced Supported Housing (FRESH) project provides a safe space for women to begin their recovery and behaviour change journey. Our projects will provide a safe, nurturing and homely environment, whilst building empathy, trust, and mutual understanding of each other’s experiences. Our staff team will provide bespoke and specialist trauma informed support to residents accessing the project. Residents of our project have been subjected to abuse and trauma-based experiences from men and therefore all applicants must be of the same sex as the residents only.

What you will be doing

  • Providing strong, visible operational leadership and direct line management to the team.
  • Ensuring systems are in place to collate, monitor and report data, ensuring performance data, activity, opportunities and interventions are collated, recorded and reported accurately and in a timely manner and attend performance meetings as required.
  • Taking responsibility for the overall financial management of petty cash, systems, rent collection and housing benefit payments including liaison with the Local Authority to ensure benefit claims are submitted and processed efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensuring the effective implementation and compliance of serious untoward incident reporting in line with policy and procedures, carrying out investigations and implementing lessons learned.
  • Provide coaching, wellbeing support, training and supervision to enable your team to deliver their roles, grow and reach their fullest potential.

Some of the skills, knowledge and experience you will have

  • Experience of managing complex needs, substance misuse and/or housing services.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience of supporting women with specialist needs such as trauma, substance misuse, domestic abuse.
  • IT Literacy skills including the use of Microsoft 365.
  • Thorough understanding of boundaries and risk.
  • Experience of managing, developing and supporting staff.

How to apply

Please find attached job description and person specification. If you are interested in applying for this new and exciting role within Emerging Futures, please send an application form or CV along with a detailed covering letter detailing why you are suitable for the role to Amelia Welsh.

We would be grateful if you could complete the Equal Opportunities Form attached along with your Application Form to help monitor the effectiveness of our recruitment practices and assess the success of different advertising methods in attracting applications.

This information is separated from the application and used for statistical purposes only.  It will not be made available to anyone directly involved in the selection process.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Amelia on 07376 326039.

Closing date 24th November 2023

Anticipated interview dates are to be confirmed.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.