Team Leader (Co-occurring conditions)

Inclusion

The closing date is 29 February 2024

Job summary

Are you committed to making a positive change and leading a service that empowers service users to achieve a better quality of life?

We have an exciting opportunity for passionate, enthusiastic and compassionate leader to manage one of our co-occurring conditions teams within Inclusion Recovery Hampshire.

Working as part of our leadership team, you will oversee a team of staff managing their own caseloads of clients experiencing co-occurring conditions (substance misuse and mental health), providing evidence based psychosocial interventions to service users and supporting them to access the support they require for their mental health conditions. You will have responsibility for the day to day running of the service you manage, ensuring that quality and effective treatment is provided to service users, and supporting and mentoring the staff within your team.

In return for your skills and services, we will support you in maintaining a work-life balance with flexible working options, generous annual leave, and the opportunity to work as part of our dedicated and multi-disciplinary team to grow and develop your talents.

The vacancy is open to qualified professionals, experienced managers or individuals with leaderships skills and an understanding of drug and alcohol treatment services and/or mental health services.

You will be an integral part of a leadership team, making a real difference to people's lives and the wider communities in which we serve.

Main duties of the job

This is a fixed-term role providing maternity leave cover for a period of 12 months. We expect the successful candidate to be in post mid-April 2024.

The role is based in the South West of Hampshire and there will be an expectation that you will travel frequently in the areas surrounding Eastleigh and the New Forest

This job requires you to:

  • Work alongside the Inclusion Management team in ensuring service targets are met by mentoring and supervising staff.
  • To take a lead role in service promotion and encouraging new Service User's into treatment.
  • Support staff in providing person centred treatment to their caseload of Service Users.
  • Work collaboratively with the Service Manager, Service Leads and other Team Leaders on a day to day basis to ensure effective service delivery and staff support.
  • Guide and support your team of staff in providing high quality, inclusive and non-judgemental treatment to those in need.
  • Liaise with partner agencies in Primary Care, Community Mental Health care and substance use services

About us

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex.We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide.We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support.Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!

Date posted

06 February 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

301-IT-24-6036467

Job locations

Inclusion Eastleigh and Inclusion New Forest

41 High St

Eastleigh

SO50 5LG


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description for further details, a summary is below:

  • Responsibility for the day to day management and delivery of a range of services for adults with co-occurring conditions (substance misuse & mental health).
  • Responsibility for the supervision, management and development of your staff team
  • Supporting the strategic and operational development of co-occurring conditions services
  • Responsibility for ensuring the service you lead provides high quality, effective and person centred treatment to those accessing the service
  • Undertaking HR processes such as managing attendance, performance improvement planning and appraisals with staff
  • Recruitment and induction of new staff
  • Taking action to support your staff team in working towards and achieving targets as set by commissioners
  • Understanding data from the work undertaken in order to support your team in their day to day work within the hub
  • Promotion of Service User Involvement
  • Developing and maintaining working relationships with stakeholders, partnership agencies and other organisations
  • Contributing to county-wide management and governance meetings

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description for further details, a summary is below:

  • Responsibility for the day to day management and delivery of a range of services for adults with co-occurring conditions (substance misuse & mental health).
  • Responsibility for the supervision, management and development of your staff team
  • Supporting the strategic and operational development of co-occurring conditions services
  • Responsibility for ensuring the service you lead provides high quality, effective and person centred treatment to those accessing the service
  • Undertaking HR processes such as managing attendance, performance improvement planning and appraisals with staff
  • Recruitment and induction of new staff
  • Taking action to support your staff team in working towards and achieving targets as set by commissioners
  • Understanding data from the work undertaken in order to support your team in their day to day work within the hub
  • Promotion of Service User Involvement
  • Developing and maintaining working relationships with stakeholders, partnership agencies and other organisations
  • Contributing to county-wide management and governance meetings

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Considerable experience of working with service users in the community with substance misuse and/or mental health needs. A commitment to and understanding of harm recovery and recovery approaches to working with people with co-occurring conditions of mental health and substance misuse. Excellent communication skills and a willingness to promote service user involvement
  • Line management experience and/or evidence of leadership skills

Qualifications

Essential

  • Foundation Degree / HNC in related field which may include counselling, social work, nursing, psychology, human resources, social studies
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Considerable experience of working with service users in the community with substance misuse and/or mental health needs. A commitment to and understanding of harm recovery and recovery approaches to working with people with co-occurring conditions of mental health and substance misuse. Excellent communication skills and a willingness to promote service user involvement
  • Line management experience and/or evidence of leadership skills

Qualifications

Essential

  • Foundation Degree / HNC in related field which may include counselling, social work, nursing, psychology, human resources, social studies

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

Inclusion Eastleigh and Inclusion New Forest

41 High St

Eastleigh

SO50 5LG


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

Inclusion Eastleigh and Inclusion New Forest

41 High St

Eastleigh

SO50 5LG


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Team Leader

Chris Cunnane

Christopher.Cunnane@mpft.nhs.uk

07929833236

Date posted

06 February 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

301-IT-24-6036467

Job locations

Inclusion Eastleigh and Inclusion New Forest

41 High St

Eastleigh

SO50 5LG


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