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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £23,152 – £26,424
  • Gateways - Greenock, Inverclyde
  • Closing 11th September 2020

  • Advertised from 28th August 2020
  • Hours: 37.5 per week. Shifts: Monday to Friday. Contract Permanent
  • W598


Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity.

SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.

Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.

SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Inverclyde’s Gateways Services. The Gateways Services focuses on recovery and the principles of social inclusion and promotes active citizenship . The services supports, enables and facilitates people with mental health issues to access a range of community resources and services, to develop their community connections, build and sustain natural support networks and to develop or improve their self- resilience and self-management skills.

The Team Leader will;

· Lead and develop the staff team to achieve positive outcomes for the people that access the services.

· Work in conjunction with the Service Manager to develop an annual development plan as part of the continuous improvement framework.

· Deliver on specific service objectives agreed with Inverclyde’s Health ad Social Care Partnership

· Have a sound knowledge and understanding of the Health and Social Integration agenda and the contributions that the third sector brings.

· Have experience working in the field of mental health and wellbeing, and have necessary skills to work across the sector with internal with external stakeholders and partners

To be successful in this post you will meet the essential criteria, core competencies, behaviour and skills listed in the role profile. You will also be expected to participate in a management on call rota. This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to join an experienced team to make positive changes to peoples’ lives in Inverclyde

Application notes

To apply please visit our website

Closing date for all applications is 11 September 2020.

PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of qualifications declared on the application form are required.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to, no other form of application will be accepted.