Team Leader

Hiring People
£23,052 - 30,192 per year + £2,575 Regional Allowance
07 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Hiring People
Contract Type
Full Time

Team Leader

Our Clients are a UK leading provider of drug and alcohol treatment services, including 12-Step programmes. They deliver treatment and aftercare programmes – in prisons and in the community – which help people move away from addiction and crime. These services provide a variety of support, including advice, counselling, group work and intensive treatment.

Based at HMP High Down, this post requires someone who is creative, innovative, organised and systematic with professional resilience; capable of liaising with partners and building strong relationships and pathways for the clients, as well as managing a multi-disciplinary team.


You will be responsible for ensuring that agreed performance targets are met. You will work with the Service Manager in the following key areas:

  • Maintain the organisations relationship with all management and staff and other agencies working within this contract

  • Ensuring the submission of reports and returns

  • Planning and maintaining a staff rota, ensuring that there is always adequate staff cover for the provision of the service

  • Developing and maintaining supporting working relationships within the team

  • Identifying and supporting the continued professional development of all staff and volunteers

  • Ensuring effective induction for new staff and volunteers

  • Ensuring all staff receive regular and effective supervision

  • Knowledge of disciplinary and capability procedures

  • Ensuring that the service meets audit requirements

  • Contribute to target requirements as set by stakeholders

  • Contribute to the recruitment and selection process

Experience and Qualifications

The Team Leader will be expected to have:

  • Experience of supervising or managing the work of others within the drug and alcohol misuse sector

  • Experience of following capability and disciplinary procedures

  • Level 3 or 4 Award in a relevant subject, and/or an equivalent qualification.  Where the candidate has extensive experience of working within the sector they may be considered if willing to undertaken appropriate training

  • Supervision training

  • Attended internal or external management training and/or willing to work towards level 4 or higher in management and leadership

  • IT literate and able to write reports to an acceptable standard

  • Proven experience of working with stakeholders

  • Experience of providing evidence based intervention

How to Apply

If you have the skills and experience required please apply by clicking on the link provided and you will be directed to complete an application form. please note that our clients are unable to accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: 13/10/2016 (23:59)



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