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Team Leader -Reach Project

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 18.5 

Salary:£32,979 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:Mountfields Children & Family Wellbeing centre, Loughborough, Leicestershire, Le11 3ge 


Closing date:24 October 2021 at midnight 

1 year fixed term (with the potential of an additional 2 year funding subject to successful monitoring and evaluation of the project)
Following a successful bid by LLR Violence Reduction Network and working in partnership with Leicester City Council, The Reach Project is a Home Office funded programme providing intensive mentoring support and diversion to children at potential risk of becoming involved in serious youth violence.
The project aims to prevent this by working alongside education providers, police and other key agencies to identify and engage with children who are most at risk of school exclusions as well as other vulnerabilities which could be the precursors to concerning behaviours and poorer outcomes
The Reach Project will utilise evidence-informed interventions; building longer term trusting relationships with children aged 10-17 years old with a priority focus on children at transitional periods. The project will focus on key secondary schools in Charnwood Locality.
The project will be subject to monitoring and evaluation by Sheffield Hallam University
Team Leader – Reach Project will be responsible for:
  • Working as part of a multi-agency team to identify, screen and allocate referrals for children
  • Supervising and managing the work of the Reach Project Youth Workers
  • Analysing data and information to produce reports to funders and research organisations
This is a new and exciting project working closely with Leicester City Council and local education providers (Charnwood Locality) to identify children at risk of school exclusion and through strong, collaborative relationship-building ensuring that children are supported to remain in full-time education to improve their future outcomes
We are looking for a person who has experience in managing and developing teams committed to providing longer term mentoring support to children to bring about positive outcomes and thereby changing lives. Postholder will be required to work flexibly which will include evening and weekend working
This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquires please contact Rachel Lobel , Tel: 0116 305 0030/0772 520 4129 Email: 
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce. We are on a journey to be an inclusive department where a culture to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded and discrimination challenged at every level together as a department.  We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our children and families.
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