Full-time / 37 hours / Fixed term for up to 24 months
Are you a looking for a new challenge? Do you have strong management skills to set up a new service?
The Changing Futures Programme will bring together a multi-disciplinary team, yet to be established, which will provide intensive support to vulnerable people with complex needs across Leicester City.
Join us as a Team Manager, and you’ll be working with a team of professionals across a range of multi-disciplinaries to successfully oversee the delivery of projects and activities within the Changing Futures Programme.
This is a full-time fixed term position for up to 2 years working 37 hours per week from Monday to Friday. There may be occasions where you’ll be required to work outside of normal office hours. Working arrangements will be flexible comprising of both office and remote working.
We will consider this post on a secondment basis for Leicester City Council employees only. If you wish to apply for this post on this basis, please ensure you have your line manager’s approval before applying.
What you'll be doing
As a confident Team Manager, you’ll lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team giving clear direction, providing effective people and performance management by setting objectives, agreeing outcomes, monitoring, and measuring outputs and holding individuals and team(s) to account. You will provide high quality supervision, case advice and support and assuming the role of lead practitioner where required i.e. in particularly complex or difficult cases. You will manage and develop a high-quality service of long-term intensive and consistent support for individuals experiencing multiple disadvantages. Using a range of interviewing techniques, you’ll elicit sensitive information from others.
What you’ll need
With significant experience of managing and developing staff, you’ll have experience of working with a range of vulnerable adults with complex needs. Furthermore, you’ll be confident in working with a wide range of people at various levels to ensure that resources are available as and when required. As a strong leader, you’ll have experience of implementing performance management frameworks to change and introduce new concepts to service delivery. Using excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you’ll be able to form and maintain constructive working relationships, manage performance, and motivate others to achieve outcomes. You’ll have strong IT and presentation skills to be able to produce, write and summarise management/statistical/technical reports.
What we can offer you
As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate.For an illustrative value of your benefits package, take a look at out benefits calculator.
We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and highly-talented workforce as we continue to build a council that is fitting and representative of our great city. That’s why we’ve designed our recruitment process to put you at your ease, make you feel welcome and bring the best out of you. We’ll do all we can to make our recruitment process as fair as possible. To help you with your application, take a look at the ‘our approach to recruitment’ page.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact: Daxa Pancholi, Head of Service (Community Safety and Protection) on 0115 454 0203 or email email@example.com (Monday to Thursday)
Assessment and interviews will take place on Wednesday 26th January 2022