Team Leader - Mental Health Service

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Job Details Grade: 10A Salary: £47,804.18 - £49,994.18 per annum Contract Duration: Permanent Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria. Role Purpose...

Job Details

Grade: 10A
Salary: £47,804.18 - £49,994.18 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent


Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Role Purpose

This is an opportunity to work in the integrated Scottish Borders Mental Health Team. The service is based in Huntlyburn House, Borders General Hospital and is within an easy commuting distance of Edinburgh. The service covers the whole of the Scottish Borders area.

This post offers day to day multi disciplinary working in a well established team. Practitioners from all professions are highly committed to providing the best possible outcomes for adults with mental health conditions and their informal and formal carers.

The service actively supports Continuing Professional Development and there is an an absolute commitment to regular management supervision.

If you are successful in securing this post you will find that you are working in a stimulating, supportive and friendly team of social work and health professionals with shared values and a person-centred focus. You will learn from people from other disciplines with specialist knowledge and develop your skills and knowledge across a wide variety of both challenging and rewarding situations.

Essential

Certificate in Social Work Management or equivalent, or other Management Qualification Post Graduate Certificate in Adult Support and Protection Training in Equality Mental Health Officer qualification


A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.*
* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Douglas Ireland by telephone on 01835 340 610 or by email at douglas.ireland@nhs.scot.


Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.