Deputy Team Manager Young Persons Service

Vacancy Reference Number: DTM/0010

Location: Normanby, Middlesbrough

Hours: 37.5 (or 30 hours also considered)

Salary: £25,000

Closing Date: 18th May 2018

PIPS is a new company created by Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. We…

  • provide quality person centred support that enables people with complex needs / behaviour of concern / mental health / autism to live in the community
  • have a commitment to supporting people in bespoke environments
  • know how to support staff to really make a difference in people’s lives, providing support and extensive training.

Do you have what it takes to support a young person grow, develop and get the most out of life?

You will be part of this new service and part of a team of staff providing 24-hour support to a young person who requires enhanced support to help her cope with autism and the difficult events in life she has experienced.

Young Persons One Page Profile –

What do people like and admire about me?

  • Sense of humour
  • Caring
  • Creative
  • Articulate
  • Intelligent

What is important to me?

  • Spending time with my family
  • Spending time doing the things that I enjoy –
    • The outdoors
    • Working and playing with computers
    • Cooking
    • Pets
    • Monitoring the Weather
    • Listening to chart and rock music
    • Playing with gadgets
    • Not being labelled as someone with autism

How best to support me?

  • You need to know my support plan and be consistent
  • I need structure and a plan of the day / week
  • You will need to share some of my interests
You will need to keep calm under pressure, when I –
  • Become aggressive
  • Try to harm myself
  • Put myself in dangerous situations
  • Treat me with respect!

We are looking for individuals to support the team manager to set up this new service and lead a staff team to provide high quality support that makes a difference.

You will need to have two years experience of working with people with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs, an RNLD or Social Work Qualification or you have a foundation degree in Health and Social Care or a Level 4 Diploma Registered Manager Qualification in Health and Social Care and a natural aptitude to leadership and experience of using positive behavioural approaches.

We would welcome informal enquiries please don’t hesitate to contact Derek Benn (Operational Director) on (01642) 715365

Advert Closes: 18th May 2018

Shortlisting: 19th May 2018

Interviews: TBC

Please return the Monitoring Information Sheet with your completed Application Form to

Application Form (MS Word 253KB)

Deputy Team Manager Job Description and Person Specification (PDF – 347 KB)

Application Process Supporting Information (PDF- 307KB)

Monitoring Information Sheet (MS Word – 132KB)