Deputy Manager - Residential Services (Mental Health)

Birmingham, West Midlands
12 Oct 2017
29 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Deputy Manager - Residential Services (Mental Health)
Selly Park, Birmingham
£21,900 per annum plus additional payments for sleep-ins and on call

37.5 Hours per week

Our client is a leading provider of mental health services in Birmingham and the West Midlands. They offer high quality services that support both recovery and wellbeing and actively work with people so that they can be in control of their lives. With respect for the individual at the forefront of all the work they do, they have a well-earned reputation for excelling in quality.

They are currently looking for a Deputy Manager to assist the Registered Home Manager in the day to day running of their residential service in Selly Park.
The post holder will participate in the continued delivery of good quality services using a person centred approach.  You will proactively work to improve service users’ quality of life and promote individual recovery by providing active user led support and choice.   

The successful candidate will already have worked in a supervisory position and will have a good level of experience of working in a mental health residential care home.  You will hold an NVQ level 3 in care and will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of carrying out needs and risk assessments. 

You must have excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills, be competent using IT to complete reports and audits and will have the ability to well work under pressure.  

Due to the nature of the role, you must be flexible with regards to hours which include evening and weekend working, sleep-ins and on call cover. 

People are key to the success of this organisation and they are recognised as both a Mindful Employer as well as achieving Gold standard success in Investors in People. They welcome applications from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Keywords: Deputy Manager, Residential Care, Home Care, Mental Health, Social Care, Social Work, Assistant Manager

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