Our client is a London based charity aiming to prevent homelessness. They work closely with vulnerable and socially excluded people to help transform their lives. They are currently looking to recruit a Deputy Manager to support a specialist 24/7 service, run across three sites as part of the Lewisham Vulnerable Adults Pathway.This is a temporary role, initially for two to three months.
As their Interim Deputy Manager, you will support the team across multiple sites as they go through a significant period of change. You will manage staff performance and motivate your colleagues in ensuring an effective and high quality service. Working within the Psychological informed Environment (PIE), you will ensure all support plans, risk assessments and advocacy relating to service users are in line with recovery models. Finally, you will oversee the quality of three different sites ensuring that both staff and service users' needs are met and will hold direct line management responsibilities, leading on the deployment of all project and support staff including volunteers and peer mentors.
To be successful in this role, you will have an understanding of the range of issues involved in the delivery of quality services to a range of clients with chaotic lifestyles and complex needs. Due to the nature of the role, you will have experience with mental health legislations and the criminal justice system. You will have a demonstrable experience of managing teams across multiple sites and will also be skilled in IT applications and writing reports.
To be considered for this role, you would be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across 9 am - 5 pm Monday to Friday.You will be required to work one weekend in every three.
To be considered, you must be available immediately and be in possession of a fully enhanced DBS check that is registered to the online update service.
To apply please upload a CV in Word format; a covering letter is not required at this stage.