Team Leader - Mental Health
Choice Support is a national leading social care charity providing support to adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs. We are looking for a dynamic Team Leader to support the Supported Living Manager to oversee the set up and running of a new 24-hour mental health supported living service in Nottingham.
We are looking for a dynamic Team Leader to support the Supported Living Manager to oversee the set up and running of a new 24-hour mental health supported living service in Nottingham. Palm Street is due to open in the Autumn and will provide 11 flats for people with mental health conditions who may also have other support needs such as a mild learning disability, autism, history of substance misuse, some may have been through the criminal justice system.
You will be working as part of a team consisting of a Supported Living Manager and Support Workers. The service will be run 24 hours with both day and waking night staff. Your time will be split between hands on support and undertaking admin duties. You will support the manager in the initial set up of the service, recruiting and training of new staff and assessing new referrals, and then the day to day running. Many of the people placed will have long term needs, so the staff team will get to know them very well.
We are looking for someone with experience of working in social care and at supervisory level, excellent verbal & written communication skills and excellent IT Skills. You will have a proven ability to support and supervise others and develop their coaching skills. You will have an understanding of effective budget management. Possession of a current driving licence is desirable.
You will have a QCF or equivalent NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care and a willingness to complete further training including ILM.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Lisa Parle, Head of Mental Health Accommodation on 01622 722540 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For an application form please contact Jazmine Palmer at email@example.com
Closing date: 30th July 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed
We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and taking action to address inequality. We particularly welcome applications from anyone who is from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background, anyone who considers themselves to have a disability and members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Choice Support is Disability Confident which is a scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions. As part of our commitment, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme - all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.
If you wish to apply for this role please contact Jazmine Palmer for an application form. Please do not click the 'apply now' button on the website.