Health and Wellbeing Team Leader

Salary: £SCP 29-31 27,086 to 28,827 (based on a full time salary)

Closing date: Wednesday 20 October 2021

Contract: Permanent

Contact email: recruitment@wheatley-group.com

Location: Personalised & SDS service Glasgow Mental health - outreach service

Organisation: Wheatley Group; Wheatley Care

Hours: Full time; Part time

Contact phone: 0141 274 7689

Health and Wellbeing Team Leaders

Location: Personalised & SDS service Glasgow Mental health - outreach service

Duration: permanent

Hours: 2 x 37 (FT) x 1 17 (PT)

Salary– SCP 29-31 £27,086 to £28,827 (Based on a full time salary)

Wheatley Care is looking for Health and Wellbeing Team Leaders to join its team.

At Wheatley Care we are passionate about Personalised services that support people to live well and get the most out of their lives.

Our dedicated and highly-experienced staff provide flexible, innovative and high-quality care and support, which is focused around the individual and their personal goals.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for additional talented leaders to join our team at Glasgow Personalised and Self Directed support services, as we continue delivering truly outstanding, highly-Personalised, care and support services. If you have the motivation, drive and focus and want to use your leadership skills to make a positive difference to people’s lives, this could be exactly the opportunity you’re looking for.

We are an outreach registered for mental health, drug and or alcohol addiction and older people service.

The service is designed specifically around an individual’s wellbeing; each service is unique, bespoke, with outcomes that optimize an individual’s personal life journey.  We encourage natural circles of support with family, carers, friends and partner agencies that enable individuals to be active citizens, supporting enablement, We encourage each person to consider risk enablement and develop solutions to maximize everyday life choices.

As part of Wheatley Group, we offer an unrivalled benefits package in the sector. The successful candidate will receive excellent benefits including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata), essential car user allowance, staff discount scheme, an occupational pension, generous health plan and family friendly policies.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate(s) will have solid experience of working with people in the care and support sector and, just as importantly, they’ll be able to demonstrate an innovative and empathetic approach to delivering services. They will understand person-centred support and be just as passionate about it as we are.

Experience of leadership is important as you will play a lead role in supporting the Manager of the service by supporting and developing the staff team. As part of the leadership team you will be fully involved in the delivery of excellent, Personalised services.

You should be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of monitoring and evaluating a quality framework, whilst ensuring excellent service provision alongside staff support and supervision.

What will the role involve day-to-day?

As the Team Leader of a Wheatley Care service, you will be computer literate and have a sound understanding of mental health. You will work closely with the Health and Wellbeing Manager of the service to share responsibility for the day-to-day running of all elements of service provision. This will include: leading and supporting staff; ensuring the work of all staff is co-ordinated effectively; participating directly in the support of the people we work for and implementing a care plan that is individualized and in collaboration with the People we work for and all involve in their care ; implementing policies and procedures; and developing/implementing strategies for engagement. Additionally, the individual appointed will work alongside external partner organisations to lead for Wheatley Care on the operational processes of the service.

You will need to have some flexibility to work various shift patterns and you will be required to participate in the organisations on-call service, for which an appropriate allowance is paid.

What about qualifications and development?

At Wheatley Care we support staff to develop their career and reach their potential through a range of learning and development opportunities.

As part of a wider care organisation, you should have, or be willing to work towards a SSSC recognised qualification, such as SVQ3 Health and Social Care and a relevant supervisory management qualification. Wheatley Care will support you to achieve any relevant qualifications you will require as a Team Leader within an agreed timescale.  Your commitment to gaining the necessary qualifications would be essential.

You will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme, but we can also support you with this application.

We offer a supportive and inclusive working environment. Wheatley Group is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply please click here

Closing Date: Wednesday 20 October 2021 at 5pm

For further information and discussion please contact Michelle Donnelly (Service Manager) - 0141 274 7689