Team Leader, Hackney

Fixed Term
£34,000 - £37,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader to join the Hackney Recovery Service (HRS).

 HRS is an integrated end-to-end treatment and recovery service which offers a wide range of pharmacological, psychosocial and recovery orientated interventions to Hackney residents experiencing issues with drugs and/or alcohol, as well as their families and significant others.

The Team Leader will be an important part of the management team and this is a significant opportunity for a dynamic individual who thrives on achieving results.  

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, committed, recovery focused and use their drive and innovation to ensure a consistent high quality service, showcasing good practice, high performance and excellence in given areas of expertise.

They will lead and supervise a team of Recovery Practitioners who provide case management, initial and comprehensive assessment, risk assessment, care planning, safeguarding coordination and case management for any individual coming into the service.  The Team Leader will also be responsible for managing assessment and satellite provision, the psychosocial treatment provided at the service, and supporting the wider clinical interventions.

We are seeking to appoint an individual who can also bring WDP’s core values to the role:

1.           Entrepreneurial – you will be driven to facilitate WDP’s expansion and bring innovative ideas to help achieve this

2.           In partnership – you will be a team player and liaise effectively with other WDP staff and partner organisations

3.           Strong belief in service users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will come across strongly in your practice with service users

4.           Community focussed – you will provide and shape services that serve the whole community 

WDP is recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.

WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.