Team Leader – Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children
Closing date for applications: Monday 25th September, 9am
Interviews will take place on: Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd October in Brighton
PTI UK provide an integrated package of services for young people seeking asylum (UASC) aged 16 to 21, who are in the care of the local authority, from point of arrival in the UK through to their transition to independence. We also work with other young people leaving care.
We are currently recruiting a Team Leader to provide day to day operational oversight of our supported housing project in Brighton.
The post holder will work closely with the Head of Service and PTI Managers to oversee support work; risk assessments; engagement opportunities and user participation in the service, and with the team and other relevant stakeholders develop services that are responsive to the needs of young people, ensuring a consistent and innovative approach to quality and service development.
The role will also include direct work with young people and the post holder will be expected to hold a small caseload.
We are looking for a dynamic, flexible and committed individual with experience in housing, social care or youth work and of leading and motivating a team. Experience of dealing with complex safeguarding issues is essential to this role as is an understanding of supporting young people going through the asylum system.
PTI UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
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