Radstock, Bath and North East Somerset

£26,999 - £32,029 per year

Part-time, Temporary

ATR 148

About the organisation

DHI is an award-winning charity that challenges social exclusion by supporting people to achieve their potential and contribute to the richness... Read more

Job Description

The Role

As the Team Leader you will lead and coach a team of Drug and Alcohol Workers. You will oversee the daily operations of the team, deliver regular supervision and manage performance. In addition to the managerial aspects of the role the Team Leader will also retain a small caseload of the more complex cases, including those where safeguarding duties apply

Day to Day Responsibilities

  1. Co-ordinate inward referrals to the service and ensure cases are allocated promptly, acting upon any immediate areas of risk.

  2. Develop and Deliver group work sessions for drug and alcohol users.

  3. Oversee the delivery of effective and evidence based interventions that promote both harm reduction and recovery.

  4. Coach as well as provide advice and guidance to workers around issues such as safeguarding and risk.

  5. Promote and deliver reflective practice.

  6. Ensure administration and organisation is kept to a high standard by all staff.

7.Deputise for the Service Manager when required.

To excel in this role, you will need:

Role models energy, enthusiasm and positivity and be organised with excellent administrative skills

Be able to demonstrates ability to lead and coach others and able to delegate appropriately and empower direct reports

Inspires others with vision and ideas, and makes team working fun, inspiring others to formulate creative ideas and solutions

Considerable experience of working in drug and alcohol treatment including opiate substitution therapy and up to date knowledge of developments in the sector

Creative and innovative approach to problem solving

Excellent level of IT literacy in MS Office products and case management systems