Newham, London
Up to £26000 per annum + 25 days Annual Leave, Pension Schemes+more
Job description
Recruiting for a Team Leader to join our Service in Newham!
GBP 26,000 per annum, working 40 hours per week, plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more.
Job Overview:
The post holder will be fully involved in all aspects of the day to day management of the Newham Mental Health service, across 4 sites within the borough. This includes line management responsibility of relevant front line staff. You will lead and develop competence of direct reports and carry a caseload of customers requiring support in times where this is required for the service. You will work closely with the Contract Manager to ensure that the service delivers on all targets.
The post holder will liaise directly with external partners and have high levels of communication skills to facilitate and grow partnerships within the borough. You will be detail-oriented and have strong organisational skills.
Key Responsibilities:
- Lead and motivate your team to ensure the championing of and maintenance of a positive local culture within your service
- Deliver effective supervision and team meetings with staff and ensure that information, reporting and communication meets high standards.
- Responsible for the personal development of staff, identifying high performers and feeding into the organisations succession plans
- Ensure that Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) required as part of the Contract are met and recorded correctly
- Develop key business relationships with all appropriate relevant customers/external parties to ensure service delivery excellence and maximise new business opportunities in own patch
- Participate in and monitor the initial and continuous assessment of needs and ensure that support planning is carried out in line with assessed needs of the customer
- Carry out other reasonable tasks as relevant to the service and directed by the Contract Manager/Heads of Operations
- Deliver an out of hours on-call service for region, where required
- Ensure that all safeguarding cases are managed in line with safeguarding protocols and are reported to Contract Manager/Head of Operations, as appropriate
- Ensure Look Ahead Health and Safety policies are adhered to at all times and to uphold all health and safety responsibilities within relevant policies and local protocols
This is not an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of Look Ahead
Person Specification:
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Look Ahead Care and Support

Look Ahead supports around 8,000 people across London and the South East each year. People who for a variety of reasons may need some extra suppor... Read more

Posted on: 21 October 2021
Closed date: 18 November 2021
Job ref: REQ003082
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work