Leeds Mind is the city’s leading mental health charity. We have faith and optimism in our clients and so the services we deliver are built around their needs. We support the people of Leeds to discover their own resources to ‘recover’ from periods of poor mental health, and to live life independently with their mental health condition.
Our values of Kindness, Hope, Respect, Empowerment, Support and Inclusion are pivotal to the work we do.
Live Well Leeds provides flexible and practical support to people (aged 18+) within the Leeds Metropolitan District. The service has been commissioned by Leeds Council Adult Social Care and commenced in April 2019 for 5 years. The contract is delivered by a Strategic Partnership comprising Touchstone as the lead , Community Links and Leeds Mind and a Delivery Network (comprising 16 different voluntary sector partners).
The service is easy for a diverse range of people to access and navigate and supports everyone to improve and maintain their mental health.
We offer a seven day service, including evenings and weekends. This may mean working days or times could change (with notice) according to community/individual wishes.
We are seeking an inspirational and motivated Team Leader to lead and line manage a team of Mental Health Support Coordinators (employed by different organisations) so that they deliver high quality mental health support. You will work with colleagues from a variety of different organisations using a matrix management approach.
Essential Skills and Experience:
- Excellent organisational, time management and administration skills
- Able to use a wide range of IT skills effectively.
- Excellent and effective communication, written and verbal at all levels.
- People management and team development theories and practice.
- Knowledge of mental health and wellbeing services in Leeds. .
- Living our core values every day.
Hours – 37
Scale – NJC Scale SO2 points 26 to 28
Salary – £30,451 – £32,234 per annum
Contract – Permanent
Closing Date: 22nd October 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
The role is based at Touchstone Support Centre, Harehills Avenue, LS8 4EX.
For an informal discussion about these posts prior to applying please Tel: 07590 046 525 and speak to Rhys Toone.
Successful candidates will be required to undertake a right to work in the UK check as well as an enhanced DBS check. Leeds Mind is an Equal Opportunities employer
Reg charity number: 1007625