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Team Leader Mental Health

Thetford, Norfolk
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Job ref: NWM/44 Work remotely: No. Part Time 15 Hours per Week, Daytime. This will be on a rota basis which is to be determined. The service will run 365 days per year. Salary: £24,350 (pro rata, advertised salary is based on a 37.5 hour week) Location - Breckland House, Thetford Benefits: Pension, Online Discounts Portal, Financial advice, Long Service Awards, Health & Wellbeing Program AND Personal Development and Job Specific Training We are proud to offer our employees a comprehensive staff benefits package: Further details available upon application. Please view REST and Norfolk and Waveney Mind on Youtube to hear more from some of our staff about working in our hubs. We have an Investors in People certification. We are the leading mental health charity in Norfolk and Waveney, providing services which make a real difference to people s lives. We are a friendly, flexible and supportive employer. You will be working in strong partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT), Third Sector organisation, and Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector. We work to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, support people in their recovery and champion better services for all. We believe that with the right support and resources everybody can create a life that feels meaningful to them. We are a fast paced and growing organisation, so career progression is open to all We are proud to announce that in our most recent staff surveys, the overwhelming majority of our employees are happy to refer others to our organisation, and enjoy our friendly/supportive team environment! The Role: We are looking for experienced Team Leaders to provide leadership in our daytime hub service based in Breckland House, Thetford. You will be leading on regular support of our employees and helping to provide consistent and professional operation of the service. You will need to demonstrate the ability to supervise and lead colleagues in a close team environment, as well as collaborate effectively with external agencies and community teams. As our Team Lead, you will also be providing one to one emotional support to those in need of support and in crisis. You will be helping people to regain and refocus on their support networks while providing a safe place to regroup and improve social isolation and helping people to achieve their ambitions and potential. You will be working in the Community Hub, which is an exciting new service located in Thetford, at the heart of the community and will operate a safe and friendly environment. It will be psychologically informed in line with Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) principles. This service will offer a wide range of services to empower people to stay well in their community and at home. Among Other Responsibilities You Will Be: Ensure the day service has a staff team that is well-supported, clear in its values, responsive and well-organised. Support Recovery Workers, Peer Support staff and Volunteers in carrying out their duties, including using prior experience to assist with any difficult or complex decision making (liaising with the service manager where needed). Support individuals, potentially, in crisis (presenting in a range of ways, including low mood, depressed, anxious, mania, self-harming, and experiencing suicidal thoughts) to develop their own safety plan and coping strategies to navigate the crisis situation. Quickly establish appropriate, meaningful relationships with people referred into the service, supporting them to move out of immediate crisis. Connect this group of individuals with peer support workers to implement recovery principles within a community setting. Evaluate the impact of this brief intervention using agreed KPIs. What we are looking for: Experience of working in mental health and supporting people in crisis. Experience of managing a team. Experience of developing services for local communities. Experience of building partnerships with other organisations. Please note the following: This service operates 7 day per week, 365 days per year, and there will be a requirement to work flexibly during the week and at weekends. Should you wish to have a friendly and informal chat about the role, please call Sam Apeh on Mobile: (phone number removed)
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  • Job Reference: 717179292-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Norfolk and Waveney Mind
    Norfolk and Waveney Mind
  • Location: Thetford, Norfolk
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £24,350
  • Bonus/Benefits: Sector Leading Benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent