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Mental Health Team Leader

  • Locations

    Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Salary

    £21700 - £26700 per annum
  • Sector

    Housing, Revenues & Benefits, Supported Housing
  • Type


Job Title: Mental Health Team Leader – Safe Haven Accommodation

Job Type: Permanent – 30 or 37.5 hours per week

Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Industry: Social Care – Homelessness and Mental Health

Hours: 4pm-1am involves (working 2 weekends a month)

The organisation

In this Mental Health Team Leader – Safe Haven Accommodation role you will join a 24/7 residential support for those referred by NHS mental health professionals at Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The safe haven will offer out-of-hours support on a self-referral basis every day of the week between 4.30pm to 12am for anyone who is struggling and needs a friendly face to talk to. In this role you will help manage a caseload of clients as well as managing a small team of front line workers.

Key responsibilities

In this Mental Health Team Leader Safe Haven Accommodation job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Work alongside people, exploring opportunities to improve their quality of life, develop their skills and make positive decisions about their future
  • Ensure effective communication and share information with partner agencies and organisations (attending meetings if required)
  • Offer brief harm reduction/crisis interventions to de-escalate crisis
  • Complete robust and accurate documents to identify need, plan support and manage risk and review in line with P3 and local policy and procedure.
  • Supervising support workers – taking part in 1:1 supervisions / managing the rota / training and development of staff

Skills and Experience of Mental Health Team Leader

  • Proven track record of working In a homeless or mental health service before – dealt with a caseload and support sessions
  • Flexible to work over days / evening / weekends during the week
  • Holds an enhanced DBS child and adult cleared – Issued In the last 12 months or on the update service

If you feel you meet the above criteria for a Mental Health Team Leader please apply within.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual’s skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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