Does your background include having worked in a mental health service setting based on social inclusion and recovery? Would you like to be part of an organisation that counts on the professionalism, insight, expertise and passion of its staff to inspire individual recovery for the people they work with? Then join us as a Service Manager.
Right now, we’re looking for someone like you to manage our Community Based Service in Leicester. Based in Leicester City our Life Links service provides a number of different support networks allowing people to choose how they receive support dependent on personal needs including an information line.
In this vital front line management role, you will be working alongside another Service Manager, taking responsibility for everything from the day-to-day management of service contracts and staff, through to client support and building maintenance. We’ll also rely on you to develop a service/location training and development plan and look after the service’s budget. Managing all aspects of risk will be important too, as will ensuring data entry onto our MI and reporting systems is accurate and timely. In short, you’ll do everything you can to make sure the quality of the service we provide is nothing less than exceptional.
To succeed, you’ll need significant knowledge and experience of working in mental health and undertaking risk assessments. You will be solution focused and outcome driven, with a firm but inclusive, open and encouraging management style, lots of tact and diplomacy and the ability to lead by example. We’ll also be looking for a flexible approach to working hours and a willingness to participate in an on call rota. Adept at managing conflicting demands and priorities, motivating staff and delegating work also comes naturally to you.
This is a full-time, permanent post available at 37.5 hours per week.
So, are you ready to take on this rewarding role that comes with some really great benefits? Apply now via our website.
When applying, please submit a supporting statement alongside your CV.
Closing date: 27th March 2020
Richmond Fellowship is part of Recovery Focus, a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence. We know that recovery can look and feel very different to each and every one of us. But we also know that if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide and that recovery is possible for everyone.