Team Leader Post At Imagine

IMAGINE is a mental health charity, well known for providing a socially inclusive service called ‘Mainstream’, which has achieved national recognition..

Do you have a desire to assist people with mental health problems to make the most of the mainstream community? The Croydon service will provide a range of supportive and socially inclusive services including linking people into mainstream volunteering opportunities & providing user led day services. 

TEAM LEADER MENTAL HEALTH                                  Ref: tlaug13

Based in London Borough of Croydon – 32hrs per week, flexible

Salary: £20,113.60 p.a. (includes London weighting)

To oversee the development and support of the existing user led drop-ins; provide effective supervision to a team of Inclusion Workers, to increase activities and pathways for service users in line with needs and ensure that service based activities and administrative responsibilities are carried out. To support the service rota and undertake a case load if required.

You will need some management and supervisory experience, ability to ensure safe and stimulating drop-in environment, understand recovery and be innovative in service development. We are looking for an individual committed to service user peer empowerment and social inclusion supporting people to move forwards with their lives to become independent of mental health services.

Be prepared to work evenings and week-ends as the service demands.

Are you a bright enthusiastic person ready to make a difference to people’s lives then this is the job for you.

We are committed to having a staff team that is representative of our client group, and welcome applications from people who have personal experience of using or having used mental health services, are disabled and/or from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.

Our benefits include contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and career development opportunities. To find out more and to apply for an application pack email dedwards@imaginementalhealth.org.uk  or download application pack from www.imaginementalhealth.org.uk or write to Imagine at CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB.

An enhanced DBS will be required for this post.

Please send application to above address.

Closing Date 26th August 2013

Imagine aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Registered Charity No. 1010203

PDF here: Imagine Croydon Ad

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