• Fixed term contract
  • London
  • 34,700.09 - 36,635.38 £ / Year

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Believe in People?
What’s it really like to work at Change Grow Live?
The work can be challenging, the financial rewards modest, and some days you’ll question if it’s all worthwhile.
But we know it is.

Join Our Team and Make a Difference in Southwark!
Are you passionate about guiding individuals to reshape their lives, grow as individuals, and embrace life’s full potential? Change Grow Live is a compassionate charity dedicated to offering personalised support and respect to each person accessing our services. Our core values of ‘Be open, be compassionate, and be bold’ inspire us to positively impact the lives of those who seeking support.
An exciting opportunity has emerged within our Southwark service for a Criminal Justice Team Leader to join our vibrant team, committed to supporting individuals with drug and/or alcohol issues involved in the criminal justice system.
Our Southwark team comprises a diverse group of knowledgeable Managers, caring nurses, prescribers, passionate recovery workers, and compassionate peer mentors.

 Team Leader
Location: Southwark
Hours: 37.5
Salary: £34,700.09 – £36,635.38

£4072.06 Inner London Weighting
This position is a Fixed Term Contract until March 2025, and we welcome applications from internal staff interested in a secondment opportunity.


About the Role:
  • As a Team Leader, you will provide guidance, support, and direction to a team of dedicated recovery workers.
  • Your role involves operational line management of your team, including supervision, appraisal, performance, and sickness management.
  • Empowering your staff to instill hope, empowerment, choices, control, and opportunities in service users, enabling them to realise their full potential, is a crucial aspect of your role.
  • You’ll collaborate with various Criminal Justice Agencies, such as police, probation, court staff, and liaison and diversion partners, to develop pathways and mutual ways of working for optimal outcomes.
  • Building strong relationships with local prisons to ensure seamless transitions for service users upon release is another key component of your role.

To excel in this role:
  • We seek an individual with substantial experience in the substance misuse or criminal justice sector.
  • You should possess knowledge and experience in developing and leading health and social care services, delivering services that demonstrate high performance and quality standards.
  • Significant experience in leading teams working with families under social care intervention is advantageous.
  • Familiarity with current legislation surrounding children, young people, and safeguarding practice is essential.
  • You should have the ability to lead, inspire, and develop a team, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and proficiency in common MS Office applications (Word/Excel/Outlook).
What We Will Give to You:
  • 25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays), increasing annually for first five years.
  • Paid ‘Wellness’ hour each week, along with access to a ‘Wellness’ hub and Employee Assistance.
  • Programme Contributory pension scheme.
  • A great selection of benefits, including discounts for shopping, cinema, holidays, and more.
  • A friendly and supportive team Training, career development, and progression opportunities.
  • Refer a friend scheme.
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Role Specifics for a detailed outline of responsibilities and Person Specification.
If this opportunity aligns with your values and aspirations, and you’re eager to embark on a transformative journey with Change Grow Live, we invite you to connect with us.

Salary Range (pro rata if part time): CGL points 31 to 33 (£34,700.09 – £36,635.37) ILW / OLW /Fringe: Inner London Weighting (£4,072.06) Closing Date: 28/5/2024 If you have any questions on this opportunity that you would like to talk through please contact us using the below details:: Helene Green | helene.green@cgl.org.uk : This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level.

To apply for this job please visit careers-changegrowlive.icims.com.