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Team Leader

Salary: £30,401 per annum (band 6 point 2 NHS AFC Scale)
Working hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term until 31st March 2021
Based at: Minds Matter, Katherine Street, Ashton Under Lyne

The Minds Matter service offers Step 1 support, advice and guidance to people whose mental wellbeing may be negatively affected by their social circumstances. It is delivered from community venues across Tameside and Glossop, and we work in partnership with a range of NHS and community organisations. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader to lead on the expansion of a step 2 offer, initially with the development of an e therapy service.

We are looking for a motivated Team Leader to join our expanding service in Tameside. The post holder will line manage and case manage a team of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, delivering a range of NICE approved low intensity interventions for depression and anxiety disorders. The post holder will also carry a caseload, delivering step 2 interventions by telephone, groups, face to face and e therapy.

The successful candidate will be skilled in delivering low intensity therapy, highly motivated with the ability to organise and prioritise their own workload and will have successfully completed an approved IAPT PWP Post Graduate Certificate. An IAPT supervisor qualification is desirable. The willingness/capability to successfully complete the IAPT supervisor course is essential. The Big Life Group welcomes applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems.

How to apply

The closing date is 20 November at 9am. Unfortunately, applications received after this time cannot be considered and CVs cannot be accepted.

Interviews will take place week commencing 25 November.

If you need the application form in an alternative format, please contact our HR Team.

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