Team Leader - Supported Living

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Job Type - Jobs in Care & Support

Contract Type - Full Time, Permanent

Location - Firsbrook House, Firsbrook Close, Farndale, Wolverhampton, WV6 0UD.

Salary - 21,079 per annum

Hours - 39 hours per week

Are you looking for a job that really makes a difference? If so we have an exciting to become a Team Leader at our sheltered housing service Firsbrook House, based in Wolverhampton. The aim of this service is to provide supported accommodation to vulnerable customers with long and enduring mental health conditions - promoting and supporting their recovery and assisting people to live independent fulfilling lives.

As a Team Leader, you will manage a dedicated and highly professional team of Support Workers and other staff tasked with providing appropriate high quality personalised services to customers with a range of mental health support needs. You will be responsible for a range of management and support activities including but not limited to ensuring the requirements of the contract and service specification are met, building a highly capable team through the effective recruitment and performance management of staff, as well as assisting and enabling customers to achieve positive outcomes and move onto and sustain independent living.

Midland Heart’s mission? To be a leading housing organisation, delivering homes and services across the Midlands that enable people to live independently. We achieve this through hiring the best people who share our vision and values.

Our ideal candidate? We’re seeking a committed individual, with a strong knowledge of mental health needs and experience of working in a Mental Health, Complex Needs, Homelessness or youth accommodation setting. As a manager, you will possess a clear understanding of the challenges faced by both staff and customers working or living within these settings and take proactive steps to mitigate these challenges when possible.

What do you get in return? Midland Heart is passionate about providing you with a great place to work alongside our CIPD award winning reward initiative. We invest in our employees by providing learning and development opportunities, alongside a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement. We value diversity; whoever you are, you will be valued and respected in your role.

Interested? Please view the attached Role Profile and Behaviour Standards Framework for more information. To apply, please register on our candidate portal and submit a comprehensive CV alongside a cover letter of no more than two pages, clearly explaining how you meet the requirements of this role and which demonstrates your career achievements.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Sunday 28th October 2018.