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Application Deadline
31 August 2021

Interview Date
06 September 2021

Contract type
Open ended

Hours
Full time, part time, also open to flexible working and job share

Salary
£28,672.39 - £32,233.70 (SCP 24-28) per annum, pro rata if applicable

Location
Manzil Way, Oxford

Oxfordshire Mind - Team Leader (Projects)

About the role

Would you like a rewarding role in a leading mental health organisation? Do you have experience of line managing teams? You can make a positive difference to people’s lives. If you are passionate about what you do and want to make a real difference to people’s lives, this role is for you..

The Oxfordshire Mind Line Manager will oversee workers embedded within Adult Mental Health Teams (AMHT) and workers delivering expert benefits advice for people experiencing mental health issues. The manager will lead a team to deliver co-ordinated, high quality support and to work closely in partnership with NHS partners and the rest of the Oxfordshire Mind Wellbeing Service. The manager will also work alongside the Oxfordshire Mind Peer Support and Volunteering team to develop a team of volunteers that will enhance the work of the Better Benefits for Mental Health (BBMH) workers.

Embedded workers within the AMHT’s provide wellbeing options and information sessions across the county and link with other embedded workers from both BBMH and partner organisations. These sessions can either be a one off or up to 5 one on one sessions to provide the client with the information and the tools to promote and aid their recovery.

BBMH workers provide a full advice service focusing on disability benefits and provide benefit health checks, new claims and work at on appeals to 1st tier Tribunal Service.  Volunteers are an integral part of Oxfordshire Mind’s ability to deliver services and this role will be to develop to provide support to both teams and to support clients with benefit claims and emotional support at face-to-face benefit assessments.

Working closely with the Wellbeing Service Manager (Projects), the Projects Line Manager will:

  • Lead a team of advisors to deliver an excellent advice service, incorporating best practice.
  • Take an active role in the Wellbeing Service Extended Management Team.
  • Ensure excellent liaison, communication and collaborative working with the wider organisation and partnership agencies.
  • Develop and maintain strong links with the community and utilise these to develop service provision appropriate to the local context.
  • Represent Oxfordshire Mind in external meetings and the wider community.

How to apply

To apply:

  1. Download our Oxfordshire Mind Application Form from https://www.oxfordshiremind.org.uk/jobs-2/jobs-3/
  2. Complete Application Form, please refer to the Person Specification / Selection Criteria in the Job Description
  3. Click 'Apply For This Job' and fill in your details.
  4. Attach your completed Application Form. Do NOT attach a CV or cover letter as this will not be accepted.
  5. Submit

VERY IMPORTANT: Applicants should structure their application by responding to each of the points listed in the Person Specification / Selection Criteria. The short-listing panel make their decisions based on this information and no assumptions about your skills or experience will be made. CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date: Tuesday 31st August (midnight)

Interview date: Monday 6th September

Interview location: Online via Microsoft Teams

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