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Team Leader - Youth Justice

Job Description

Team Leader, Youth Justice Team - Make a Difference in Children's Lives!

About the Role:

As a Team Leader, you will play a crucial role in shaping the futures of young people in Somerset. You will lead a team of experienced professionals, providing support, guidance, and supervision to ensure they deliver the highest quality services to children and their families.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage complex cases, drawing on your expertise and knowledge to make sound decisions and create effective intervention plans.
  • Oversee team workloads, ensuring efficient allocation of resources and optimal service delivery.
  • Mentor and coach less experienced staff, fostering a culture of continuous learning and development.
  • Collaborate with other agencies and stakeholders to ensure a coordinated approach to youth justice.
  • Actively participate in service improvement initiatives, driving positive change and innovation.
  • Uphold the Council's values of equality, diversity, and inclusion, creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including 30 days annual leave and a supportive working environment.
  • The opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of young people and their families.
  • Work with a passionate and dedicated team of professionals.
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities to help you grow your career.
  • Be part of an organisation committed to making Somerset a better place for all.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree-level qualification in social work, youth justice, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience working with young people in a youth justice setting.
  • Proven leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Ready to Make a Difference?

If you are a passionate, driven individual with a commitment to making a positive impact, we encourage you to apply! We are looking for someone who is excited to join the team and help build a brighter future for young people in Somerset.

To Apply:

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