Mental Health Team Leader - Social Navigation

Location Cardiff
Discipline: Healthcare Assistants
Salary: £23,365.24 - 23,365.24 per year
Contact name: Shannon Lanphier

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Job ref: AA/CF/11322/3
Published: about 1 year ago
Startdate: ASAP

Mental Health Team Leader – Social Navigation


£23,365.24 per year



A leading Welsh charity is now looking for an empathetic and organised Mental Health Support Worker to join them as a Team Leader for their Social Navigation Team, helping to facilitate an effective integrated mental health service across Cardiff and The Vale.

The charity as a whole provides comprehensive aid to vulnerable people with mental health, addiction & related conditions who are facing difficult circumstances, such as with substance misuse, the criminal justice system, or loss of sufficient housing/ employment.

The Social Navigation Team in particular works with local healthcare services to support people with complex mental health needs to make informed choices about their lives, enhance their social skills, and take an active role in the community.

As a Mental Health Team Leader, you will support and supervise your junior team as they interact with service users – co-ordinating their activities, recognising their achievements, and addressing any issues and concerns that arise to deliver an optimised, person-centred service.

This is a permanent, full-time position (37.5 hours/week) for a Mental Health Team Leader (Social Navigation).


Person specification:

You must have previous experience of working with people who are disadvantaged and/or experiencing mental illness/substance misuse issues.

NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) is preferred but not essential.


Benefits include:

  • Company pension
  • Full training and development opportunities
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Life assurance policy
  • Employee assistance services
  • Employee prize draws
  • Retail and leisure discount scheme
  • DBS and SCW registration fees paid for
  • Cycle to Work scheme