Team Leader (Mental Health) – Cork

Salary: As specified in job description below Location: Cork Experience: 5+ Years Mental Health Experience Essential Job no: NBTLMH01Job Status: Permanent

Red Chair Recruitment are presently accepting applications for a Team Leader position for one of our clients based in Cork.

The candidate will lead on the development of a brand new Psychiatric service and ultimately manage a new facility in Cork. The ideal candidate will be a leader of people and possess significant experience in managing a team of varied disciplines.


  • Identify supports and work in partnership with the individual, their family and other supports as outlined within individual plans.
  • Support the development and implementation of relevant documents outlining supports for individuals including: personal plans, standard operating procedures etc.
  • Support and promote maximum opportunities for community involvement for people who use the service.
  • Responsible for the overall growth and direction of the community home in accordance with the ethos, values and mission statement of the organisation.
  • Lead and develop staff teams through best practice performance management systems and supports, dealing with any issues/difficulties relating to staff as they arise.
  • Lead staff team to work constructively. Motivating staff and Service Users, as appropriate.
  • Promote, monitor and maintain health and safety and security in the workplace in line with policies and procedures.


  • Level 8/9 Degree in Social Care or related Health Care Discipline.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Mental Health Act 2001 and 2008.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in mental health.
  • Must be able to demonstrate Leadership and Management skills
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring staff team of up to 30 members.
  • Experience of reporting on monthly KPI’s linked to key business objectives.
  • Experience of budget management.
  • Be a highly motivated, proactive individual who can organize and lead a team effectively.
  • Strong organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Full, Clean Driver’s License.
  • Excellent IT skills.


  • Highly competitive salary of up to €70,000 dependent on experience and qualifications
  • Holiday Package
  • Other benefits to be discussed at interview stage

If you have 5+ years experience in Mental Health and qualifications outlined above, please send on your CV to to apply for this position.

We Get People,

Neil Buckley

International Recruitment Consultant

Red Chair Recruitment, Recruitment House, 91 New Street, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland

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