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Job Category
Children Services | Support, Advice and Guidance
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
£38,038 per annum
Closing date
Contract type
Total hours per week
40 hours per week

Are you a dynamic, proactive and experienced practitioner looking for an exciting, new career opportunity providing invaluable support to young people?

Homes2inspire Ltd, are part of Shaw Trust Group, a charity which helps to transform the lives of young people and adults across the UK.

Trevone House is Gloucestershire County Council’s flagship, semi-independent accommodation for young people aged 16 to 25. We provide care leavers, the very best pathway to a brighter future, in addition to giving specialist support to those needing help at a time of crisis.

In addition to 19 flats for young people leaving care, Trevone House has a well-being suite comprising of two specialist flats for young people who need additional support with their mental health needs. There is also a PACE/Emergency bed for young people in times of crisis.

As a Team Leader you will ensure the delivery of the bespoke services to support young people residing in Trevone House and lead one of 4 teams on a rolling rota of 12-hour shifts from 7.30 – 7.30, 3 on , 3 off alternating between days and nights with weekends included. 

Previous experience within this field or a related role is essential . We welcome applicants that we feel have transferable skills and the right characteristics, aptitude, and life skills to work with our young people.

A full UK Driving Licence is preferred to support young people with activities.

What are we looking for in you?

· Passionate and enthusiastic approach to the delivery of Children’s Services and helping young people

· Clear understanding of the impact of childhood trauma on young people’s holistic development

· Strong leadership qualities, experience of managing and supervising staff

· Ability to be flexible and think “outside the box”

· High commitment to own professional development as well as supporting others (staff and young people) to achieve their potential

· Safeguarding management experience, particularly in relation to young people and vulnerable adults


Technical competency (qualifications and training)

Level 4 E (Or committed to achieving within 12 months of appointment)

Level 5 Leadership and Management. D (or committed to achieving within 12 month of appointment)

The Journey

You will be supported by Homes2Inspire to get the training and qualifications needed for you to carry out your role, including full induction and initial training before commencing work on shift within Trevone House.

The fully funded initial training course will include subjects such as Safeguarding, Health and Safety, First Aid, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma training.

During your career with Homes2Inspire you will receive further support with your continuous professional development in the form of:

- Regular supervisions, appraisals and mentoring

- Additional training opportunities and refresher training

- Opportunities for career progression across the organisation

The Benefits

Aside from the fulfilling aspect of helping to support young people reach positive outcomes, there are other benefits to this role. The work undertaken by our dedicated teams are invaluable to us, Homes2Inspire employees also have access to the following benefits:

- 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays with increases with length of service (up to 33 days after 5 years’ service) and ability to purchase additional annual leave

Medicash - claim back an annual cost of everyday healthcare, such as dental, optical treatment and specialist treatment

Employee Assistant Program (EAP) – 24/7 access to support via phone, sms, whatsapp and live chat. 8 free counselling sessions/short-term solutions provided

Wellbeing support – We have an internal health and wellbeing team who are on hand and available to provide professional help and support during difficult times. Our team all have an NHS clinical background and are trained in their field of expertise

Shopping, Cinema and Holiday discounts – you can also sign up to the Blue Light discount card for £4.99 for 2 years to access additional online and retail savings

Cycle to Work Scheme – A cost-effective solution to getting new cycling equipment

‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where employees can earn a £500.00 bonus every time for referring the right candidate to us

Contact us or apply today, we hope to hear from you soon!

Please note:

 Please note:  

  • All successful candidates will be subject to a vetting process in line with safer recruitment requirements. This includes right to work checks, Enhanced DBS Check for Children and Adults workforce (H2I will cover the cost of this check) and satisfactory reference checks in line with safer recruitment requirements.  
  • Shaw Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.  
  • We are not able to support visa sponsorship applications.  

Our Strategy

To find out more about Shaw Trusts aims in our 2030 Strategic Directive available here: 

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