Service Manager (Mental Health Projects)
Prospectus is proud to be partnering with Mind in Harrow, an independent local mental health charity, affiliated to national Mind. They have a dynamic, collaborative team of 30 full and part-time staff and over 100 volunteers, and are driven by a strong user empowerment ethos. They are now recruiting for an experienced Service Manager to help oversee a number of their community-based services designed to empower Harrow residents experiencing mental health problems.
As Mind in Harrow's new Service Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing existing service delivery, maintaining current high standards and contributing to creative project development. You will directly line manage and offer clinical supervision to an enthusiastic, dedicated staff team, who run a range of community-based mental health services, and will work alongside the organisation's other Service Manager to coordinate staff and volunteer learning and development, and service user engagement. You will work in collaboration with a variety of other local services, and will act as an ambassador for Mind in Harrow at external meetings as appropriate.
To apply for this role, you must be a self-motivated manager with experience of overseeing health and social care services for diverse communities (a background in overseeing education, training and employment services is highly desirable). You will have an excellent knowledge of mental health practice, and a track record of service user empowerment. You will have experience of managing a range of partnership projects and of managing and developing staff. Overall, you will be a strong, enthusiastic leader, passionate about delivering high quality services to a variety of vulnerable people.
Please note this role is initially offered as a 2 year fixed term contract and on a part-time basis (21-28 hours per week).
First stage interviews - Tuesday 16th October
Second stage interviews - Wednesday 17th October AM