Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.
Are you seeking an opportunity to develop your career at a leading Housing Trust? Can you demonstrate a track record of providing an excellent service to your customers? Do you have the capability to manage and motivate a team to provide continued improvements in our services? If the answer is yes to all three than please do not hesitate in applying for this role.
We are looking to appoint a Team Leader in Wandsworth to ensure the service provided is consistently improving and can lead the teams by example. Supporting customers with mental health illnesses you will be in a position to help them remaining independent and be actively involved in the community.
This is a great first step into management. You will be leading by example a team of care & support workers as well as providing support to customers. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with contractual, regulatory and business requirements, while delivering excellent, personalised, value for money services to customers.
What you`ll need to succeed
To be successful in the role previous experience of supporting individuals with mental health illnesses is not essential, we are seeking individuals that have previously provided care or support to adults. You will demonstrate you understand what good support looks like which is appropriate to the age, gender, disability, race, religion and sexuality of the customer to improve their quality of life and independence.
Essential is that you have a passion for providing excellent support to customers and strive for continually improvement. You will embrace our core values and support in embedding these in everything the team do.
What you need to do now
If you`re interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if it`s the ideal job for you, click `apply now` to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for more information call us now on 0203 5353 611.
What you'll get in return
You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing your skills. We offer excellent benefits, including:
- 28 days annual leave plus public holidays and an additional Belief Day, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days leave
- Healthcare cashplan
- Matched contribution pension scheme (up to 9%)
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
- Life assurance scheme
- Paid volunteer days
- Plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names
All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.
We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.
To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete an enhanced background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, which will include a check of the Adult Barred list, once an offer of employment is made.