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Team Leaders – ROAR

Job Introduction

Do you want to help build a brighter future for communities and individuals in Rochdale, doing a highly rewarding job. We are currently expanding during a really exciting time in the sector with new funding and investment and are currently recruiting for two Team Leaders to lead team of Recovery Workers, Advanced Practitioners and Volunteer Peer Mentors to deliver high quality drug and alcohol treatment in the locality.

Starting salary for a Team Leader will be £31,500 rising in line with our pay progression salary bands, to £36,851 per year (Dependent on experience you may be offered a higher starting salary) 

You will have opportunities to progress your career with a structured learning journey and clearly defined career pathways that will enable you to achieve your long-term goals and work to your strengths.

Whether you are looking to progress into a leadership role or to be a specialist in your field, Turning point we will support and encourage you on your career journey.

Role Responsibility

Supported by the Operations Manager, you will be a key member of the management team within the Locality. You must be a dynamic and creative individual with a strong ability to form and maintain partnerships with key local organisations in the area.

With excellent attention to detail, you will ensure high quality performance of your team who deliver drug and alcohol treatment to around 500 service users in the area.

As well as managing a team of around 8-10 staff, you will be responsible (as part of the team) for managing all the operations within the ROAR hubs.  You will support staff to ensure a high quality service is delivered including assessments, one-to-one key-working, groups and clinical interventions.  Your role in quality assurance will be key to supporting the service to maintain its CQC good/Outstanding rating.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Requirements:

  • Demonstratable leadership skills and flexible and adaptable leadership style;
  • In depth understanding and ability to operationally and performance manage the functions of a team
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written). Ability to adapt to respond to staff, commissioners/partners and people we support;
  • Strong organisational, time management and prioritisation skills;
  • Ability to remain calm and resilient in high pressure environments;
  • excellent communication skills and the ability to engage effectively with staff, partner agencies, commissioners and the people we support.


  • Previous experience managing similar service/team
  • Management qualification or equivalent

About us

What Benefits Will I Receive?

We know reward looks different to each person and so whether its ways to make your money go further, a culture supporting recognition and celebration, or opportunities to boost your career – we want to support you in every way we can with our total reward package that includes:

  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future – we’re proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications
  • 31 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 33 days.
  • An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further – including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You’ll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service – free, confidential telephone based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more – all free to you and your immediate family
  • Recognition awards to recognise colleagues’ inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to u
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans
  • A £300 bonus if you successfully refer a friend as a new colleague through our Refer a Friend scheme, as a thanks from us!

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.


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