Our Children and Young Persons Service works to enhance young people’s quality of life by amplifying their voices, providing access to resources, and equipping them with necessary skills, knowledge, and support.

As the Team Manager, you will lead a dedicated multi-disciplinary team, delivering intensive support interventions for young people aged 11-25. You will ensure the delivery of an accessible, safe, and effective service within available resources, addressing service user needs.

This post is working 36.25 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Shortlisting week commencing 29th July with interviews being held week commencing 12th August 2024.

What you will be doing:

  • Staff Management: Oversee daily operations of the CYP team, supporting and developing team members for effective virtual, building-based, and outreach support.
  • Casework Support: Guide the team through supervision and team meetings; assist directly with client work when necessary.
  • Initial Assessments: Conduct initial assessments and ensure robust support packages; support intake as needed.
  • Client Support: Manage a caseload of clients, offering 1:1 support; maintain a waiting list, triaging and prioritising referrals.
  • Casework Oversight: Collaborate with Clinical Supervisors and Senior Managers to ensure timely, trauma-informed, and client-centred assessments.
  • Communication: Foster effective communication between the CYP team and other teams within Jami and Jewish Care.
  • Service Development: Contribute to the development of CYP Services through regular meetings and participation in the Youth Mental Health Network.
  • Leadership: Lead by example, motivating and empowering others, promoting positive attitudes and collaboration.
  • Partnership Working: Develop and maintain effective working relationships with community mental health teams, social care providers, housing providers, and others.
  • Staff Wellbeing: Support staff wellbeing in collaboration with Senior Managers, clinical supervisors, and the HR team.
  • Staffing and Budget: Assist in ensuring appropriate staffing and skills mix; contribute to budget planning. Ensure all team members receive appropriate supervision and annual appraisals, maintaining professional standards. Work with HR to monitor annual and sick leave; ensure training and development needs are identified through annual appraisals.
  • Service User Involvement: Ensure service users are actively involved in their support plans and service development.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain up-to-date records and implement policies and procedures. Implement team systems and processes for a responsive and effective service.
  • Quality Assurance: Participate in quality assurance processes to maintain high-quality care and support.
  • Reporting: Develop reports for the Board of Trustees, Clinical Governance, and Professional Advisory Board; contribute to funding applications.
  • Policy Development: Contribute to Jami’s policies, procedures, and links with other agencies.

What you will need:

  • Recognised health and social care qualification (e.g., Degree in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, RMN) or 5+ years' relevant experience working with 11 to 25 year olds (E).
  • Experience in multi-skilled teams addressing mental health difficulties (E).
  • Partnership working with Social Care, Health Services, Voluntary Agencies, Education, housing, etc. (E).
  • Needs-led assessments, goal planning, and reviewing (E).
  • Managing and supervising staff in a social care setting (E).
  • Supporting individuals with complex needs (E).
  • Conducting immediate risk assessments (E).
  • Providing intensive 1:1 support (E).
  • Experience in a mental health setting with young people (11-18) (E).
  • Familiarity with the Mental Health Act 1983 and Amendment 2007, Equality Act 2010, Mental Capacity Act 2005, and Care Act 2014 (E).
  • Understanding of Recovery values and principles (E).
  • Knowledge of social care resources and provisions in statutory and non-statutory agencies (E).
  • Commitment to service users’ rights, involvement, and service-user-led initiatives (E).
  • Ability to implement a culturally sensitive approach considering the needs of the whole person (E).
  • Understanding of the Children Act 1989, 2004, and other related Acts (D).
  • Excellent assessment skills and effective time and caseload management (E).
  • Proficiency in managing a multi-disciplinary team, supporting well being (E).
  • Ability to provide client-centred support (E).
  • Strong communication and organisational skills, including time management, prioritization, and meeting deadlines (E).
  • Competent in risk management and supporting others in risk management (E).
  • Strong leadership abilities with reflective practice (E)
  • Proficient IT skills, including Zoom, MS Teams, and client database systems (E).
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data for reporting to external stakeholders (E).

Jami is here for when mental illness and distress make everyday life a struggle. In November 2023 Jami and Jewish Care announced they would become one, to ensure long-term sustainable services for people of all ages in the community. With the combined expertise of Jewish Care and Jami, we can support even more people in their journey to better mental health, providing treatment, support and education to young people, adults, families and community leaders in the Jewish Community.

LocationMaurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus

The Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus is a modern, purpose-built development in Golders Green. It offers a balance of activities and relaxation for residents and visitors alike, as well as care and retirement living.

The campus is home to Otto Schiff care home, which provides personal care for people living with dementia. Residents at Otto Schiff get to live in a close-knit community while remaining part of the wider care home and enjoying the many campus activities.

There is a retirement community at Selig Court for people who want to live independently with the peace of mind knowing that there is always support close by. It also houses the bustling Michael Sobell Jewish Community Centre and Holocaust Survivors’ Centre, as well as our head office Amélie House.

STAFF FACILITIES

DEDICATED TEAM BREAK ROOM

FREE FRESHLY PREPARED LUNCH

ACCESS TO ONSITE GARDENS

Why

JEWISH CARE?

We offer excellent benefits to reward you for your hard work, dedication and commitment. These include:

  • RETAIL DISCOUNT

    RETAIL DISCOUNT

    A huge range of discounts at major retailers and supermarkets

  • HEALTH CARE

    HEALTH CARE

    24/7 access to a GP either online or on the phone

  • STAFF SUPPORT

    STAFF SUPPORT

    Access to our Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential advice

  • WELLBEING HUB

    WELLBEING HUB

    Articles and support with physical and mental wellness, free fitness and yoga videos and lots more

  • PENSION

    PENSION

    4% employer pension contribution

  • LEARNING RESOURCES

    LEARNING RESOURCES

    Career development opportunities and access to our online learning management system

  • FREE DBS CHECK

    FREE DBS CHECK

    Free DBS checks for our Care Home Workers

  • FREE UNIFORM

    FREE UNIFORM

    Free uniforms for everyone required to wear one

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK

Children and Young Peoples Team Manager

  • Department: Jami Mental Health Services
  • Location: Amelie House, Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus, 221 Golders Green Road, Barnet, NW11 9DQ
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary:  £40,000 a year
  • Closing Date: 28 July 2024

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