Team Leader – Mental Health

As a charity we have over 40 years’ experience meeting the needs of individuals who face any number of complex challenges; from autism, learning disability and mental health conditions, to physical disability and age-related conditions, such as dementia, sensory impairment and mobility problems. Whether through active care and support services, information advice and guidance or independent living and training projects; Guideposts exists in order to connect people and their carers with opportunities.

Our Mental Health Service in Watford works with 200+ clients per year and has successfully been supporting the community for over 25 years. The Henry Smith House service offers both building based and outreach services to individuals with Mental Health conditions in Watford and surrounding areas. We run a range of wellbeing and activity groups throughout the week led by Community Support Workers.

The successful Mental Health Service Team Leader will join a friendly team of Community Support Workers. You will be responsible for supporting the team to ensure the service runs smoothly. This will include processing new referrals, managing team meetings, organizing staff rotas to cover groups and building, promoting the service within the community and dealing with matters as they arise.

We are looking for a Mental Health Service Team Leader who:

  • Experience/interest in working with people who have mental health issues
  • A warm, friendly engaging personality
  • Interested in working in a dynamic fast paced environment
  • Hard worker
  • Has experience or interest in working with vulnerable people
  • Can multi-task and prioritise their own workload
  • Has experience in leading a team
  • Has experience working in partnership with other organisations
  • Can drive as you will be required to travel across Hertfordshire and attend occasional meetings out of county

An enhanced DBS check is required for this role. The cost will be met by the employer.

Please send completed applications to careers@guideposts.org.uk

Closing Date: Monday 1st February

Interviews: w/c 4th February

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