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Support Team Lead

Job Title: Support Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: CT021
Job Published: February 25, 2020 16:26

Job Description

Location: York
Status: Full Time
Hours Per Week: 37 hours per week
Salary: £24,500 per annum
Closing Date: 1st March 2020
Interview Date: TBC
About you

To succeed in this highly rewarding role you need an excellent understanding of the issues faced by homeless or vulnerably housed people. You will have sound Leadership and Management skills which enable you to motivate and inspire your team to succeed. You will have significant experience of helping people to identify personal goals and supporting them through a process of change.

Above all we are looking for an inspirational and committed individual who has a genuine desire and passion to support people to transform their lives. You will be working with some of the most socially excluded individuals in York to ensure that they have access to the same opportunities as everyone else in the community.

If you believe that you have what we are looking for, and have an interest in working for a leading charity in the Housing sector we would love to hear from you.

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

About the job

We are looking to recruit a Support Team Lead to join the Community Support Team in York. The service is part of the resettlement pathway which offers a variety of services to clients in order to ensure their support needs are met.

What can you expect from us?

We offer a range of benefits including a competitive pay, a pension scheme, Changing Live Unique Benefits, Employee Assistance Programme and initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. Your career development is of paramount importance to us and we will provide you with a wide range of learning and development opportunities to support your own personal growth.

Apply for the job 

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We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.