Team Manager Families Support and Complex Families

Camden, London (Greater)
£40,028 - £46,431 per annum
20 Jun 2018
04 Jul 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Location:  5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary: £40,028 - £46,431 per annum


Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen in Family Support and Complex Families to take responsibility for managing a team within Families in Focus (FIF) that will deliver high quality, inclusive services, responsive to the needs of users and the wider community.


You will manage the effective operational delivery of universal and targeted services for families with children 0-19 by managing a team of family workers.


This role will require you to provide coaching, supervision and training to ensure interventions meet the needs of the family. You will work with internal and external partners to analyse data to identify need. You will also plan and deliver team meetings, work to implement the Resilient Families Programme across all areas of our work and ensure access to services is inclusive of all needs.


You will ensure delivery of evidence-based assessments and interventions to families on a group and individual basis with a focus on vulnerable priority groups, ensuring the needs of local communities are met and best practice developed.


The postholder will ensure quality and standards in provision delivered by Family Support and Complex Families including maintaining an evaluation framework, tracking and reviewing outcomes for children, families and communities.


You will be required at all times you will carry out responsibilities with due regard to Camden Council’s Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety Policies as an integral part of the post.


The successful candidate will will have a professional qualification as a youth worker, community worker, social worker or equivalent skills. You will have comprehensive experience of leading and managing teams, preferably in a multi-agency environment. 


This will include experience of working with complex families, undertaking assessments, developing SMART plans, supporting families to change behaviour and monitoring progress. You will have excellent communication skills both (verbal and written). You will also be flexible around working hours and be able to provide support during out-of-office hours to deal with complex and high risk problems or issues as they arise. The postholder will be required to work evenings and weekends from time to time.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.


About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme. 


Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity 

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655,, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG. 


Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing dates for applications: Wednesday 4th July 2018 23:59

Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 16th July 2018


Please quote reference: 180000I8


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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are 16th July 2018 and 20th August 2018.