Team Leader (BANES)

Salary: NJC Pt 29 – NJC 35 (£26,4760 - £31401) depending on experience, pro rata for part time roles.

Hours: Full Time 37.5 Hours per Week

Location: BATH

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2020

Other: DHI offers up to 31 days' paid leave (service related) in addition to statutory holidays, a 7% pension contribution and Employee Assistance Programme

The Role

The Team Leader will lead and coach a team of Drug and Alcohol Workers. The Team and will oversee the daily operations of the team, deliver regular supervision and manage performance.

In addition to the managerial aspects of the role the Team Leader will also retain a small caseload of the more complex cases, including those where safeguarding duties apply.

The post holder will ensure that service users receive a prompt, effective and well-co-ordinated service. They will also oversee the quality of the information collected by the team to ensure all work undertaken is well evidenced.

Day tp Day Responsibilites

1. Co-ordinate inward referrals to the service and ensure cases are allocated promptly, acting upon any immediate areas of risk.

2. Develop and Deliver group work sessions for drug and alcohol users.

3. Oversee the delivery of effective and evidence based interventions that promote both harm reduction and recovery.

Full Job Description and Person Specification is available on our website

To excel in this role, you will need:

You will need to be able to demonstrate that have energy, enthusiasm and positivity and have the ability to lead and coach others

You should be organised and have excellent administrative skills and be able delegate appropriately and empower direct reports

Ideally you will show creativity and be innovative to your approach to problem solving and inspires others with vision and ideas

You should have up to date knowledge of developments in the sector and have considerable experience of working in drug and alcohol treatment including opiate substitution therapy

Excellent level of IT literacy in MS Office products and case management systems is essential

How to apply

To apply for this role please read the role's Job Description and Person Specification and complete the Application and Skills forms. These should be returned to Recruitment by Midday, 22nd March 2019.


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