Team Leader, Peer Support - Temporary

Closing date 8 January 2018
Organisation Leeds Mind
Location Horsforth, Leeds
Hours Full time
37 per week
Salary £28,485
Telephone 0113 3055800
Email suzanne.seaman@leedsmind.org.uk
Website www.leedsmind.org.uk
Description
Leeds Mind is a progressive mental health organisation that supports people experiencing mental health difficulties to flourish.  We are committed to developing services that are sensitive to individual need and of measurable benefit to users.
  
The Peer Support Service provides a range of group work activities including skills courses and workshops, activity groups and mutual support groups, which enable individuals to develop insight into their mental health difficulties, develop effective coping strategies, promote recovery and maintain wellbeing.  The service is delivered by a team of staff and volunteers who all have lived experience of mental health difficulties.  

We are seeking to provide a full time temporary Team Leader as maternity cover for up to 12 months.  

The post holder will ·      
  •  directly manage the team of peer support staff to ensure the successful delivery of various projects across the city.   
  •  play a lead role in outcome and quality performance and provide a link to partner organisations. 
  •  play a key role in the delivery of external training by the peer support team.    
  • have and share lived (personal) experience of mental health difficulties.    

    A job description, person specification and application forms can be downloaded from our website www.leedsmind.org.uk. We do not accept CVs. Closing date Monday 8 January at 12noon. Interview date Friday 26 January.  


For further information and informal enquiries please contact: Yoshiko Stokoe (Yoshiko.stokoe@leedsmind.org.uk) or Kathy Engler (Kathy.engler@leedsmind.org.uk).  

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and a right to work in the UK check.  Leeds Mind is an Equal Opportunities employer          

Reg charity number: 1007625
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