Team Leader - London

University College London Hospital, Euston
c.£34,000 p.a. + benefits (includes London weighting)
28 May 2021
14 Jun 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Team Leader - London

Salary: c.£34,000 p.a. + benefits (includes London weighting)

Location: University College London Hospital, Euston

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 14th June

As a Team Leader based in the A&E department of University College London Hospital (UCLH), you will enable the team to support young people who are experiencing trauma or tragedy and their families and hold a caseload yourself.

To succeed in this role, you need to be a strong leader who advocates for a trauma-informed approach for the team and for the young people we support. You’ll have extensive experience working with young people who are vulnerable and high risk, an understanding of the impact intense, short term work can have, and a good understanding of the support eco-system they need. You need to be a people person, able to build and maintain relationships with colleagues and partners and to be a nurturing line manager to a small team working in a busy hospital environment.

You must also be a skilled communicator: as comfortable building a relationship with a young person as you are liaising with our clinical colleagues. You’ll be keen to keep learning, seizing training opportunities at Redthread and continuously reflecting upon and improving your practice.

During the Covid-19 outbreak, our teams are still working from the hospitals as we are classed as essential workers. You will need to do shifts at the hospital, as well as working some days from home, depending on the needs of the team and the service.

A full job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website via the button below.

Applications deadline:  9am on Monday 14th June.

First-round online interviews: Thursday 17th June.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert before the closing date if we receive a high number of applications – therefore, early applications are encouraged.

We would like the role to start as soon as possible. We will provide comprehensive training and induction.

Details on how to apply are inside the job pack. We use the BeApplied recruitment system, which is designed to remove as much opportunity for bias as possible and allows candidates to show off their skills, and share real life evidence of work they’ve done before, meaning we choose the best people for the role based on merit, and not on how well they can write a CV or if we identify with names/backgrounds.

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