Posted May 16, 2023
Position: Specialist deputy manger
Hours: 37.5 hrs a week
Salary: £28000-£30000 GBP per annum
We are passionate about the high-quality support we provide. We offer our colleagues a friendly, collaborative workplace and the chance to build a rewarding career with a not- for-profit organisation that is proud to make a genuine difference to peoples’ lives, each and every day. We are currently looking for someone to join our Mental Health team as a Specialist Deputy Team Manager Working as a Mental Health Deputy Team Manager is not only varied and interesting, it’s incredibly rewarding.
- To provide clinical input for the staff and customers as directed by the service specification and the needs of the service.
- To ensure the delivery of a high-quality supported service for customers with mental health and complex needs which reflects best practice and adheres to all relevant legislation and performance standards.
- To provide in house training to staff in personal areas of expertise i.e. counselling, nursing, social work, drug and alcohol specialist, etc.
- Recruit, support and supervise staff, setting and demanding professional standards of working.
- To deputise for the Team Manager during periods of absence and to provide management cover outside of core hours, as determined by the Team Manager.
- Experience working in community settings therapeutically, including assessments, designing interventions and demonstrating outcomes.
- BSc / MSc of Psychology / Diploma in Counselling / psychotherapy
- Experience of developing interventions for both staff and customer groups
- A minimum of 1 year working experience relevant to mental health
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing including the preparation of letters, reports & file notes
- Basic level of IT skills
- Knowledge and understanding of up to date legislation, government frameworks relevant to mental health
- Knowledge and understanding of issues affecting individuals relevant to mental health
- Knowledge of safeguarding procedures for adults and children
- Knowledge of health and safety issues in relation to mental health
- Experience of assessment, risk management and support planning relevant to mental health
- Demonstrable ability to foster and maintain relations internally and externally
- Demonstrable ability to prioritise workload
If this job sounds of interest to you, get in touch by applying today. If this role isn’t quite the right fit, get in touch to discuss your requirements and register your CV.