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Mental Health Deputy Team Manager

Posted: 22/10/2021

Full Time
The City of Westminster
£28,000 per Annum

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Non-nursing, Mental Health, Residential Care
Ref: VAC5236

£28,000 per Annum | 37.5 Hours | Day Shifts | Great Staff Benefits

A leading care provider in London is looking to recruit an experienced Deputy Manager to support the homes mental health team.

About this role and what the home is offering:

  • A competitive annual salary of £28,000
  • A permanent full-time contract of 37.5 hours per week
  • Day Shifts
  • 28 days bank holidays plus 8 bank holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • 5 days paid each year to study towards a relevant qualification
  • Career break after 3 years’ continuous service

As a Mental Health Deputy Team Manager your role will be to provide clinical input for the staff and customers as directed by the service specification and the needs of the service. You will 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. You will also deputise for the Team Manager during periods of absence and to provide management cover outside of core hours, as determined by the Team Manager, recruit, support and supervise staff, setting and demanding professional standards of working. And finally provide in house training to staff in personal areas of expertise i.e., counselling, nursing, social work, drug and alcohol specialist, etc.

What we’re looking for in a Mental Health Deputy Team Manager:

  • Minimum of 1 year working experience relevant to mental health
  • BSc / MSc of Psychology / Diploma in Counselling / Psychotherapy
  • Experience working in community settings therapeutically, including assessments, designing interventions and demonstrating outcomes.
  • Experience of developing interventions for both staff and customer groups
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing including the preparation of letters, reports & file notes
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues affecting individuals relevant to mental health
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues in relation to mental health
  • Experience of assessment, risk management and support planning relevant to mental health

If you would like to apply now, please follow the link provided.

For further details, please call Lee Hutchinson at SYK Recruitment now on 020 3963 0339

Please note any offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG/Access NI check and employment reference checks in addition to verification of UK professional registration (if applicable), right to work in the UK and Occupational Health clearance.

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