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Deputy Team Manager - Islington Families Intensive Team

Employer: Islington Council

  • Reference: SSC/4660/DS
  • Published on: Mon 26/06/2017 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/07/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: Full time 35 hours per week
  • Salary: P04 £39,855 - £42,651 p.a.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London
Deputy Team manager – Islington Families Intensive Team (IFIT) 2 x Deputy Team Manager Posts Islington Council offers a breadth of services to young people and families with multiple levels of need. Islington Families Intensive Team (IFIT) offers early intervention to families who have been identified as being at risk of becoming looked after, going into custody, engaging in ASB/offending and not being involved in education/training. This involves looking at a variety of psychological and social needs for both adults and children in the family. IFIT aims to help these families by using a whole family approach in regard to assessment and intervention and has clinical input from both CAMHS and adult mental health services. Parenting intervention is a key component of the intervention. IFIT also has embedded support from Education and Employment Services. We are looking to appoint two Deputy Team Managers who are passionate, hardworking and self-motivated. The Deputy Team Manager in IFIT will be responsible for driving the effective delivery of an intensive outreach support service in line with both national and local priorities. Through leading a team of Family Intervention Workers you will ensure the IFIT team delivers effective whole family interventions to improve outcomes for the whole family. Managing the work of the team, you will drive their performance in supporting families with multiple needs and provide effective support and supervision to ensure evidence based interventions are delivered in a timely manner and risk is managed effectively. Your communication skills will assist you in establishing strong partnership working across early help and in linking with specialist and universal services to ensure a seamless service to families. You will be required to work flexibly, independently and responsively within a changing environment. You need excellent communication skills, both oral and in writing, and IT competency is essential. We offer a stimulating and highly supportive working environment, with an exemplary range of multi-agency support with both clinical and group supervision. IFIT offers internal training in the intervention model, as well as access to a wide range of training events across LBI. If you would like to discuss this position further please contact Stephanie Campos on 020 7527 2319 Closing date: Sunday 23 July 2017 at 23:59 Interviews will take place on the 2nd or the 3rd August 2017 When completing your application please read the guidance notes attached and complete your application in line with the Job Description and Person Specification.

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