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Julian House is a charity dedicated to making a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in society. We run several projects and every year we help thousands of people out of homelessness, into employment, away from domestic abuse, and more.


If you’d like a real sense of job satisfaction, great career prospects and a competitive benefits package, you could be who we’re looking for!


Job Role: Gypsy, Roma, Boater, Traveller Team Leader

Salary:  £15,300 (Full Time Equivalent £25,500)

Hours:  22.5 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Covering BANES and Wiltshire


​The Role

The Team Leader will assist the Service Manager with management of the GRBT service, ensuring the teams is well supported and supervised. The Team Leader will be a visible and active presence within the service and with support from the Service Manager, ensure service improvements are embedded.


Responsibilities include:

  • Promote the service to individuals and groups within GRT and boater communities, leading the development of stake holder groups and Community Champions who can help lead the service within their own community.
  • Assist the Service Manager with operational management, staff line management of local project team.
  • Provide supportive line management and supervision to team members ensuring regular reviews are in place including monthly supervisions, PDRs and any other reviews as appropriate.
  • Provide a caseload of clients with high-quality person-centred services which takes a strength based and trauma informed approach.
  • Identify and promote opportunities for client involvement within the project.
  • Obtain clients views and feedback shape the design and delivery of local projects.
  • Provide clients with advice, information so that they can access appropriate services internally and externally.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • A valid UK driving license and access to own vehicle – business insurance will be required for roles involving travel for work
  • Experience working with vulnerable adults and/or people with complex needs
  • Experience working with the Travelling Communities
  • Experience providing a tailored outreach service for those living in marginalised communities
  • A comprehensive knowledge of the challenges faced by travelling communities (either working knowledge or lived experience) is highly advantageous
  • Knowledge of the benefits system would also be an advantage


There are many great reasons to join our team!

  • Great opportunities for career development and free monthly training sessions from experienced facilitators
  • Sliding salary scale with salary increases every year for the first 3 years
  • Wellbeing related support and advice and up to 6 free counselling sessions through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 27 after 3 years continuous employment
  • 30% staff discount at Julian House charity shops
  • 20% staff discount at Julian House bike workshops
  • A generous and competitive pension scheme
  • Instant access to healthcare professionals and discounts on a variety of health treatments through our Simply Health Scheme
  • A supportive culture where staff feedback is highly valued and regular supervisions with line managers are conducted
  • 6 weekly Reflective Practice sessions from objective, external facilitators


Our Ethos

As an Equal Opportunities employer, we have an Equality and Diversity Action plan in place showing our commitment in ensuring continuous improvement in creating an inclusive culture. We also have a committed group of Inclusion & Diversity champions who meet monthly to ensure progress is being made. We invite applications from people from all backgrounds and cultures, especially minority groups that are underrepresented in the workplace. We also welcome applications from those with lived experience. We embrace flexibility and are proud to be a Disability Confident and Mindful employer, as well as an Armed Forces Covenant Supporter.

If you have any special access requirements or other support needs throughout the application process (including interview), please contact us so that we can let you know how we can support you.


Get in touch

If you have any questions about Team Leader role, please get in touch with Laura Dawes (Resourcing Assistant) on 07908496681. We look forward to speaking with you soon!


Please note: We reserve the right to close our vacancies once the perfect candidate has been found. We recommend submitting your application as soon as possible so that you don’t miss out!

Gypsy, Roma, Boater, Traveller Team Leader


£15,300 (Full Time Equivalent £25,500)


22.5 hours per week

Contract Type:

Part Time


BANES and Wiltshire

Close Date:

Tuesday, 21 March 2023

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