Team Leader Mental Health - Part-Time

London (Greater)
£25,000 - £29,999
05 May 2018
22 May 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Team Leader Mental Health - Part-Time

We have an exciting opportunity to be a part of the management for the provision of mental health accommodation services in South London.

We are looking for four dedicated and motivated Team Leaders who arepassionate aboutempowering staff to work with people who have mental health needs to manage their mental health, look after their finances, take care of their health, and access volunteering, training,education or work activities. The Team Leaders will be responsible for ensuring that staff offer emotional and practical support to help people succeed in their daily lives as well as housing management across high and low support accommodation services.

Our ethos is to hold the service user at the heart of what we do of our service users, ensuring that the individuals have choice and control over the support they receive and supporting them to identify their aspirations and how to achieve them.We aim to work really closely with other key providers of support for our residents as well as with their friends and families who are so important to their recovery.

We believe in empowering people to have a voice in the choices that benefit them, their families and their local communities and to fulfil their aspirations and live the most independent, healthy and enriching lives possible. We work with recovery approaches that built on people’s strengths, hopes and dreams. If this resonates with what you are looking for, we’d love to hear from you.

We welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.

Person specification:

- Demonstrable experience of managing accommodation based support services for people with mental health and complex needs.
- Demonstrable experience of managing staff working with people who have complex issues and health problems and a strong understanding of Recovery approaches and co-production.
- Knowledge of issues affecting those individuals with a range of mental health conditions, how to support staff to communicate effectively with these individuals and how to support them with dignity and respect.
- Ability to support staff to empower service users to make choices and take control for their mental health in order to realise their potential and achieve aspirational levels of independence.
- Ability to ensure that right staff are in place to support service users; including recruitment, induction, supervision, motivation, appraisal, training, discipline and grievance issues
- Experience of performance monitoring and consistently high delivery standards and service user standards.
- Ability and experience of managing budgets and keeping within budget

If you want to do an ASYE and you fit the criteria Hestia will support you to join our existing programme.

In return we offer a competitive salary, a supportive working environment and a host of benefits including pension, employee discounts, 25 days holiday per annum (for full-time positions) plus the option to buy an additional 3 weeks, cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan.

For a detailed job description, benefits overview and terms and conditions, please see our attached job pack.

Hestia is proud to be a Disability Confident employer. Should you require our job pack in an alternative format, require further assistance or wish to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may need to attend an interview, please contact us.

If you have any convictions/cautions, this does not mean you cannot apply for any of our roles, however we do require a DBS for all positions. We will ensure that any positive disclosures on DBS records are discussed with candidates and fairly assessed by an internal panel.

Location: Wandsworth
Salary:£27,480 rising to £28,296 pro-rata per annum after 1 year
Grade: 29-30
Hours: 31.2 hours per week
Working Pattern: Monday to Friday, Required to participate on the on call rot
Closing date: 20 May 2018
Interview date: 23 May 2018

About Hestia

At Hestia, we support adults and children across London in times of crisis.

Last year we worked with more than 9,000 people, including victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people. From giving someone a home to helping them to get the right mental health support, we support and enable people at the moment of crisis.

Team Leader Mental Health Benefits:

- Child-Care Vouchers
- Company Mobile Phone
- Company Pension
- Competitive Salary
- Employee Discounts
- Generous Holiday
- Great Working Environment
- Healthcare No
- In House Training
- Progression Opportunities
- Recognised Qualifications
- Travel/Season Ticket Loans

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