Even though most people think that slavery only exists overseas, modern slavery in the UK is on the rise. The British Government estimates that tens of thousands of people are in modern slavery in the UK today.
We are looking for a Team Leader who can inspire, lead and motivate a team.
We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Practitioners to work as part of our team dedicated to supporting victims of human trafficking and modern day slavery as part of the Modern Slavery Victim Care Contract.
The Liberty Project supports victims on their journey through the national referral mechanism which is the UK government’s framework to meet immediate needs of victims of human trafficking. The Liberty Project provides specialist accommodation and outreach support to individuals referred to the service for a reflection and recovery period. This role requires successful candidates to manage a team of Specialist Support Workers delivering our outreach services across the South West region.
Previous experience being a Team Leader is desirable and the successful candidate will have an understanding of the issues faced by victims of human trafficking and modern day slavery. You will be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge of working in the wider social care sector and in empowering colleagues to achieve positive outcomes for customers with complex needs. You will be able to demonstrate experience and up to date working knowledge of Safeguarding (adult and young persons) and MARAC procedures and its implementation when working with a complex needs across the cohort of customers.
The Team Leader will be able to support staff on a day-to-day basis, through structured supervision and performance management to ensure a safe and effective service is delivered to our customers. You will work effectively in partnership both internally and externally with a variety of stakeholders to ensure the service meets the requirements of its contract and provides a safe and secure journey for our customers.
BCHA are a diverse and growing specialist housing, learning and support provider based on the South Coast. BCHA helps people off the streets, out of abuse, overcome skills barriers and into independence and work, providing a range of accommodation, support, training and work opportunities.
Please read our job description for more information and call Jamie Furer (HR) or Toby Mallowan (Head of Homelessness Health and Wellbeing) on 01202410646 and 07971 615 545 respectively with any questions regarding the role.
DBS checks are required for roles where you will be working with, or have lone contact with Vulnerable Adults and Children.
BCHA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Apply today and help us to make a difference!
Closing date 3rd September