Team Leader Job in Harlow, Essex at Bridge Support

Essex, Full Time £25k - £30k

Salary £26,000 Per Annum (plus benefits – see below)

Therapeutic optimism is at the heart of our work.  Bridge believes that all clients with mental health problems can achieve and make positive changes to their lives as they move along their pathway of recovery.

The Rustle Court (based in Harlow) and Moore House (based in Waltham Abbey) Team leader will be responsible for the smooth running of the services based at Rustle Court and Moore House.  The role will work closely with the Lead Service Delivery Manager, Deputy Lead Service Delivery Manager and will be responsible for

·         Leading a 24-hour accommodation based support service for clients with enduring mental health problems

In conjunction with Lead Service Delivery and Deputy Lead Service Delivery Manager’s they actively engage with and drive forward the Essex County Council referral process with an emphasis on minimising voids
·         Leading the schemes to support staff to assist clients to move on and progress along their individual recovery path within a 24-36 month period

·         To lead the Team to

o   Enable clients to identify and define their own goals and work towards being as resilient and independent of services as possible, reducing their reliance on medical interventions and hospitalisations

o   Provide focused outcome based support measured against clients’ goals, recovery and achievements

o   Provide support to clients with specific dual diagnosis needs

·         To meet the needs of the service you will be expected to divide your time across both sites depending on the needs of the clients and staff

·         From time to time, directly provide support in the scheme or in the community and/or provide keywork sessions for clients

Where appropriate adapt and develop the service for a changing client group and keep fluidity within the development process


Mileage can be claimed between the two services.   Access to Perkbox Benefits.  x2 death in service of annual salary, automatic enrolment on a workplace pension scheme (after 3 months).  22 Days holiday, plus all statutory bank holidays.  Company Sick Pay after 12 months continuous service.  Holiday increases to 25 days per year after 3 years continuous service.  Free parking at both services.  Mandatory Training provided when and where appropriate.  Future workforce development opportunities which align with the organisation  ethos and values and its growth.

COVID Vaccination

Please note it is a requirement of the role to take the COVID Vaccination when offered, unless there is evidence of a medical exemption.


About Bridge In 1986 we recognised that people leaving in-patient mental health services needed a Bridge to support them as they re-established themselves safely in the community. We started as a small organisation and have grown into the main provider of mental health services in Greenwich. We don’t do it alone. We work with partners including The NHS, CCGs and local authorities, and we have established strategic partnerships with statutory and voluntary sector organisations as well as a range of housing partners. Together we help over 2,000 people a year with drug, alcohol and substance abuse, via services such as: 24 Hour Support Medium Support Flexible Community Support Forensic Services Recovery College Women Only Our flexible pathways help people with long-term mental health problems by providing the scaffolding they need to work towards independent living. Our aim is for every person to be able to enjoy the freedoms, opportunities and pleasures that most people take for granted.