COVID-19

Team Leader – Home Based (Kent)

Full Time

We Are With You

Team Leader – Home Based (Kent) ME13 8GD

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We are looking for an experienced Team Leader to join our friendly, enthusiastic team. 

What we are looking for:

If you are the sort of person who can lead others to achieve high standards at work by creating a collaborative and supportive environment where people can thrive, we want to hear from you.

You and your team will be supporting people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. Without judgement, you will work together to help our clients navigate their way back to where they want to be.

Our work can be challenging at times, but it is always rewarding. Your team will really appreciate your guidance and support in helping them to make a real difference to their client’s lives.

We’re looking for a Team Leader to work with our leadership team within our IAPT mental health services. You’ll support individual staff with developing their performance in their clinical work, as well as supporting with safeguarding and quality assurance.

This post requires a dynamic individual with excellent leadership skills to work innovatively and confidently. Working closely with the Management Team, you will help to deliver services to the highest standards and have the vision and drive to develop our future, the capacity to work with competing demands and tight timescales will be underpinned by a commitment to quality.

You will be given a comprehensive induction and training plan including coaching and mentorship by the Mental Health Leadership Team.

This is a home-based job role working within our Mental Health Services Team. This role will be based primarily in the Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley area, working closely with local stakeholders to promote services and support referral processes 

Normal working pattern will be Monday-Friday (9.00am – 5.00pm).

About the job

Managing and developing your team to reach its full potential will be key to your success and will be your passion.

You and your team will be responsible for delivering against targets, always ensuring the service is complying with all of the necessary requirements that arise from working in a social care setting.   

There’ll be data analysis and administration tasks to deal with too, but that’s all part of this busy and varied job that you take in your stride.

We welcome applications for this Team Leader role from candidates with experience in the following areas: Flexible, Team Management, Supportive Leader, Developing Others, ONC, NVQ Level 3, Health and Social Care, Substance Misuse, Mental Health, Healthcare, Health and Safety, Communication Skills, IT.

Benefits

Annual Salary Circa £29,967 per annum (pro rata for part time).

Essential Skills

To carry out this Team Leader role effectively, you will:

  • have attained ONC/NVQ level 3 or equivalent or be committed to complete this within 18 months
  • have experience of working in a health, social care, or criminal justice setting and of working in partnership with a range of statutory and non-statutory agencies
  • have a successful track record of managing and developing a team of people
  • understand the issues faced by those experiencing substance misuse or mental health issues
  • know and understand how to minimise harm to our clients during their treatment for substance misuse or mental health issues
  • understand health and safety in a healthcare setting and how to assess and manage high risk situations with clients
  • be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and external contacts alike
  • be resilient and able to manage your work alongside conflicting priorities in a very busy environment
  • be driven to achieve results and able to analyse data
  • have good written and oral communication skills
  • be confident in your IT skills and digital media
  • be able to work effectively as a team member, demonstrating a collaborative and supportive manner

You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Desired Skills

Priority will be given to applicants who also have experience of:

  • working in the field of mental health
  • experience of managing budgets would also be an advantage but not essential.

About Company

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year. We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

Essential Requirements

To carry out this Team Leader role effectively, you will:

  • have attained ONC/NVQ level 3 or equivalent or be committed to complete this within 18 months
  • have experience of working in a health, social care, or criminal justice setting and of working in partnership with a range of statutory and non-statutory agencies
  • have a successful track record of managing and developing a team of people
  • understand the issues faced by those experiencing substance misuse or mental health issues
  • know and understand how to minimise harm to our clients during their treatment for substance misuse or mental health issues
  • understand health and safety in a healthcare setting and how to assess and manage high risk situations with clients
  • be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and external contacts alike
  • be resilient and able to manage your work alongside conflicting priorities in a very busy environment
  • be driven to achieve results and able to analyse data
  • have good written and oral communication skills
  • be confident in your IT skills and digital media
  • be able to work effectively as a team member, demonstrating a collaborative and supportive manner

You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

COVID-19 Team Leader – Home Based (Kent) ME13 8GD

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