£28.4k per year + Benefits

Permanent, Full-time


Job Description

Job title: Team Leader

Salary: £28,400

Location: HMP Downview, Sutton

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Benefits: Therapy allowance, Health cash plan, Subsidised gym membership, critical illness cover and flexible working patterns

Business overview

The Forward Trust is the social enterprise that empowers people to break the cycle of crime or addiction to move forward with their lives. HMP Downview is a female prison where we deliver drug & alcohol and lower level mental health interventions.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to develop your professional and managerial career as a Team Leader within our organisation in our Surrey service at HMP Downview.

Job description for the Team Leader

As a Team Leader you will manage an integrated team of Wellbeing and Recovery Practitioners and Nurses. Duties include:

* Providing supervision, training and guidance to a team of 5-6 practitioners
* Supporting the management team
* Carrying out practice reviews, file checks and other mechanisms to maintain service excellence
* Working to targets set by The Forward Trust and the local commissioners
* Collaborating with the prison and other care providers on site

Requirements for the Team Leader

* Experience of supervising or managing the work of others within the substance misuse field
* Experience monitoring and working in partnership with external agencies
* Should be familiar with CQC standards
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Results and outcome-oriented
* Good people skills

Closing date: Wednesday 29 th May 2019