Team Leader, Kingston

Permanent
kingston
£28,000 - £33,825 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Are you looking for the opportunity to move into a service management role?

The service

The Kingston Wellbeing Service is an integrated drug and alcohol treatment and recovery support service for adult residents of the Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames.

Based in Surbiton Health Centre and operating at locations across the borough, the service is high performing, ambitious and extremely well regarded by stakeholders and the local community. 

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) is the lead provider of this partnership service and WDP is subcontracted to deliver recovery-based services across the borough.  The team is committed to providing opportunities for individuals to make positive changes in their lives, through a non-judgmental, harm reduction based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals.

The role

This is a senior and important role within the WDP element of the Kingston Wellbeing Service.  We are looking for an exceptional Team Leader with the right blend of skills, experience and personal qualities who can make a significant contribution to the continued success and development of the service.  The successful candidate will be highly motivated, passionate about service users and delivering high-quality services and someone who thrives as part of a successful team.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • A strong ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with a range of key stakeholders including commissioners and service users
  • Good people management
  • An understanding of performance management approaches
  • Good understanding of substance misuse data sets.

WDP is happy to consider job shares.

Conditions

  • Salary band of £28,000 - £33,825 per annum
  • 37.5 hours per week

Location

You will be expected to work from the Kingston Wellbeing Service site and across the borough during the working week, as well as attending organisational meetings at WDP’s Head Office in central London.

Why should you apply?

  • To obtain development within a thriving and established WDP service as a Team Leader
  • To take on increased responsibility within the organisation
  • To support the development of one of WDP’s flagship services.

Interested?

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Liz Campbell, Operations Manager on 07412 815 689 or Elizabeth.Campbell@wdp.org.uk.  

To apply, please read the job description, complete the application form and send to WDP.Recruitment@wdp.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 2 June 2019 at 00:00 midnight.

WDP and our values

WDP is an innovative behaviour-change charity.  We facilitate long-lasting transformation in people’s lives to improve health, wellbeing and social integration.  We work across the fields of substance misuse, young person’s support, employability, sexual health and inpatient services.

All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:

  • Entrepreneurial
  • In partnership
  • Strong belief in service users
  • Community focused

WDP is recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.

WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
 
WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.