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Springboard Team Leader (FTC)

Twickenham, London (with travel to Sutton, Merton, Wandsworth Richmond and Kingston boroughs)
£30300 per annum
Closing date
4 Nov 2021

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Salary Band
£30,000 - £39,999
Housing & Homelessness
Full Time
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Springboard Team Leader (FTC)
Twickenham, London (with travel to Sutton, Merton, Wandsworth Richmond and Kingston boroughs)
About Us
We are SPEAR, a charity dedicated to helping homeless people in South and West London find secure accommodation and work towards a positive future. For 30 years, we’ve worked tirelessly to support homeless people to recover from their personal issues and break down the barriers that they face. We recognise that homelessness is much more than just a housing issue, so we provide a range of accommodation and support services to help people reach their full potential.
We’re now looking for a Springboard Team Leader to join our team on a full-time, fixed term contract until 31st October 2023.
The Benefits
- Salary of £30,300 per annum
- 26 days’ holiday pro rata
- Pension scheme
- Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme
- A range of benefits including cycle to work scheme and staff wellbeing sessions
- Refer a friend bonus scheme
This is a superb opportunity for an individual with drive, focus and a desire to work with our outstanding charity to help us to combat homelessness. You’ll discover a passionate, supportive environment where the entire team are working toward the same goals and are dedicated to making positive change and producing great results.
The Role
You will lead a small but dynamic team supporting young people experiencing homelessness and learn new skills in budget management, working towards targets and person-centred working.
This fixed term role at SPEAR Homeless Charity as a Team Leader works with SPEAR’s 16-25 year old homeless clients, including rough sleepers, and supports them into a range of education, employment, training and wellbeing services in the boroughs of Sutton, Merton, Wandsworth, Richmond and Kingston.
You will:
- Work in conjunction with SPEAR’s Community Development and Innovations Team Manager to ensure targets set out by funders are delivered and budgets adhered to
- Line manage Springboard Trainee Project Workers and support them in the effective delivery of high-quality support around education, employment, training and wellbeing for people aged 16-25 experiencing homelessness
- Be responsible for the oversight and training of a team of Springboard Trainee Project Workers and will also hold their own caseload of young people
- Oversee and deliver group and one-to-one support and guidance sessions to young people experiencing homelessness, around education, employment, training or volunteering
- Lead on partnership building for the project in all boroughs, creating pathways and referral routes for young people at SPEAR
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
For further and more detailed information on the role and person specification, please select the apply button where you will be taken to our website and may review the job description.
SPEAR are an equal opportunities employer, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
We welcome and encourage applications from everyone, regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.
So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Springboard Team Leader, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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