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Team Leader

Clarion Housing Group
England, Kent
£25000 - £28659 per annum
Closing date
12 Oct 2021

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We provide supported accommodation and community support services to vulnerable people across Kent. We support survivors of domestic abuse, homeless individuals and families, young people, ex-offenders, refugees, people with a learning disability, those experiencing mental health problems and Syrian refugees that come to this country under a Government led initiative for resettlement across Kent.

We're extending our management team and currently looking for a Team Leader to be based in Sittingbourne covering our Domestic Abuse Services across North and South Kent. You'll work with and support the Project Manager to deliver accommodation based and community support services of exceptional quality. We'll look to you to inspire, motivate and support a team of Support Officers and IDVAs having day to day responsibility for supervising staff, including 121 support and monitoring performance. You'll also have the opportunity to also hold a caseload of clients.

You'll be tasked with assessing and managing risk effectively, reporting concerns to the Project Manager, as well as ensuring that we provide a healthy and safe environment for clients and staff.

You'll need:

  • A calm, efficient and structured approach to your work

  • A good understanding of domestic abuse including the impact of domestic abuse on victims and their children

  • A thorough understanding of the needs of vulnerable people, risk assessment, risk management and best practice

  • A good understanding of how to support and motivate a team

  • An excellent knowledge of safeguarding

What you can expect from us

Here at Clarion we're dedicated to rewarding hard work and commitment and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer;-

  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates

  • Initial 25 Days annual leave (plus bank holiday), increasing to 30 days after 3 years' service.

  • A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of healthcare options, dental insurance, restaurant card and cycle to work along with 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!

  • Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5% of your salary with generous life assurance

  • Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees

Other perks

  • Company Bonus Scheme

  • Eye care vouchers

  • Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave

  • Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family

  • Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a friendly, successful team whilst working in a great working environment and excellent support and encouragement to fulfil your role.

If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: Tuesday 12th October 2021 at midnight

For further details on this vacancy, please click 'apply' or visit our website.

Applicants must be able to travel extensively across North and South Kent.

This post is subject to Enhanced Adult and Child Criminal Record Check Clearance.

In the event that we receive a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close this advert early.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship. You are required to reside in the UK for the duration of your employment.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want Clarion to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Clarion an inclusive place to work.


Clarion Housing Group

Clarion Housing Group comprises the country’s largest housing association; a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.

The Group’s housing association, Clarion Housing, is committed to providing good customer service to all its residents and to maintaining its homes to a good standard - investing significantly in improving them each year.

Its development target is to build 50,000 new homes over 10 years and the Group will invest £13 billion on meeting and delivering on this target.  Two thirds of the programme will be affordable and developed by Clarion Housing, while homes for private sale are delivered and marketed through development company Latimer by Clarion Housing Group.  The proceeds from sales are invested in our social purpose.   

The charitable foundation, Clarion Futures, will invest £150 million over ten years to deliver one of the largest social investment programmes in the country. Priorities are work and training; money management and young people.

Building homes. Developing futures.

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London Bridge
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