Team Leader Reboot West

1625 Independent People
NJC scale 22-25, £27,041 - £29,577
Contract Type: 
Full Time
37.5 per week
Contract Details: 
Fixed term until 31 July 2022 (with possible extension, subject to funding)
Details of Role: 

Reboot West helps care leavers across the region to succeed in education, training, and work. It is an innovative programme, trialling the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to enable young people to develop psychological flexibility and fulfilling lives. We are now expanding the programme and are seeking a Team Leader to hold a small caseload and manage a EET & Wellbeing Coaches to provide long term and essential support to Reboot young people. 

Please find full details of how to apply via our Website in the advert below. The deadline for application submissions is 23:59, 15 August 2021. To have an informal, in person chat about this role, any other current vacancy, or about working for the organisation in general please drop into our open day happening at Easton Community Centre on Wednesday 11 August 2021, 11:00 – 19:00. For more information about this open day, please find the flyer linked in the vacancy webpage (linked below).

We are particularly keen to increase applications from Black and Minority Ethnic groups and men as they are currently under-represented in our organisation. We’d also like applications from people with relevant lived experience. If you are concerned about the application process, please give us a call.  

We are a leading youth homelessness charity based in the South West, working with over 2,500 young people. We have strong local partnerships and adhere to the best practice in the sector.  We build trusting relationships between our young people and our colleagues and this is at the core of our work.

What we are looking for:
•    You will be able to lead, manage and motivate a small team.
•    You are adept at managing competing priorities.
•    You have experience of working effectively with young people to secure and sustain education and employment.  
•    You are keen to develop expertise in ACT approaches and to share learning and educate colleagues.
•    You thrive when working under pressure, juggling tasks whilst remaining positive and focussed.

What you will be doing:
•    You will support, motivate and manage a small team comprising EET and Wellbeing Coaches and a Participation Worker.
•    You will hold a small caseload of young people, using creative approaches to help improve their wellbeing and enable them to access and sustain work and training.
•    You will work closely with local authority colleagues to ensure a joined-up offer (acting as the lead Reboot manager contact with North Somerset Council). 
•    You will work with other managers and partners to develop the project, ensuring consist high quality EET coaching underpinned by ACT.

What we are offering:
•    An opportunity to develop skills in ACT and other psychologically informed approaches.
•    30 days holiday plus the usual Public and Bank Holidays.
•    Opportunities to learn and reflect including monthly group reflective practice and regular group clinical supervision.  
•    Flexible working hours.

You will be in the Reboot West team and your line manager will be Meghan Joyce.

Contract details: 
•    Hours per week: 37.5 (this represents full time hours)
•    Contract type: Fixed term until 31 July 2022 (with possible extension, subject to funding) 
•    Pay: NJC scale 22-25, £27,041 - £29,577
•    The location: You will be based in Kingsley Hall, close to Bristol’s main train and bus stations as well as the vibrant city centre. You will also be required to do outreach work with young people, mostly in the North Somerset area. During the COVID-19 pandemic you will be primarily working from home.  


Closing Date: 
Sunday, 15 August, 2021 - 23:45
How to Apply: 

•    To access the Job Pack and complete an Application Form, please visit the vacancy webpage on our Website:
•    To have an informal chat about the role, please speak to Meghan Joyce by e-mailing 
•    If you have any other queries, please email

Important dates: 
•    Application deadline closes: 23:59, 15 August 2021.
•    Interviews are on 24 August 2021

Covering Letter / Supporting Statement Guidance:
Please note that the online application form cannot be saved until it is fully complete.  We recommend that you prepare your Covering Letter before you start the online application.  

Your Covering Letter is essentially your Supporting Statement and will form the most important basis on which your skills, experience and behavioural competencies will be tested against the job criteria.  Without it, your application cannot progress to the shortlisting stage. 

You should refer to the Person Specification document within the Job Pack and cover only the elements that are tested at this stage of the recruitment process.  Elements that only have the word ‘interview’ next to them will be tested at the next stage of the process and do not need to be covered in your letter.  

Please try to keep the word limit to 250 words per criterion. 


Equal opportunities for everyone:
We safeguard and promote the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Any job offer will depend on a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Barred List Disclosure Check. 

We believe those with a criminal record should have an equal chance to become employees or volunteers.  We also pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer for everyone regardless of age, disability, gender identity, race, religion and beliefs, sex and sexual orientation. 

Please see our Policies section on the website, for further information.   If you need an adjustment made to any part of the recruitment process, please let us know as soon as possible. 

Contact Person: 
Lucy McMillan
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
1625 Independent People Kingsley Hall 59 Old Market Street Bristol BS2 0ER