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Service Manager, Mental Health

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 1125
  • Published: Fri 14/01/2022, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 27/01/2022, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Greater London

Service Manager Mental Health
£58,566 - £72,621 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and proactive Mental Health Service Manager to join Mental Health Services in the London Borough of Newham. Our ambition is to provide services that offer great support for people with mental health difficulties through a collaborative partnership approach.  

We aspire to make Mental Health Services a great place to work and to do that, we are looking for a kind, caring and motivated individual, who really wants to make a difference to people’s lives. Someone who can help us realise our ambitions to provide the people living across Newham with high quality care and support as close to home as possible.

The post holder will deliver robust operational management, ensure operational oversight and delivery with a focus on quality and resident outcomes. They will be a key vehicle to delivering the vision of the London Borough of Newham and ensuring safe and effective practice and focusing on the development of staff so that the residents receive excellent care and support.

This is a friendly service where we promote work-life balance, flexible working, and local recognition awards for a great job done, which meets the needs of people. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

About us

Newham is a diverse borough with a young and vibrant population. There are over 270,190 Adults in the borough, coming from all corners of the world and serves one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse communities in the UK where over 100 different languages are spoken. This makes Newham an exciting and interesting place to work

Newham Mental Health services provide support to Adults and Carers, who may, because of the effects of ill health or disability, need support to live safely and independently.

Our vision is to promote the wellbeing of people in Newham, making the best use of available resources to enable Adults to live in the community independently and live safely, free from abuse and neglect. We strive to support our residents to make their own decisions, to feel safe and protected from harm, aspire to good health throughout their lives and make positive choices to maintain and improve their wellbeing.

About the job

The duties of the Service Manager will include but not limited to:

• To have responsibility for the effective delivery of the statutory responsibilities of the Local Authority to people with social care/mental health needs aged 18 and above, and their families and carers.

• The post holder will have delegated responsibility for the management of identified staff, budgets, resources and projects, and will ensure that those resources are managed efficiently and effectively, and that any projects are delivered on time and within budget.

• To lead on ensuring that operational delivery of mental health services interfaces with health partners and delivers integrated care.

• To support the Head of Service in maintaining the ethos of the division and in enhancing the performance and reputation of the service, in the context of the council’s overall objectives, national health and social care objectives & local objectives.

• To ensure mental health services are provided and developed in such a way that promotes independence, choice and social inclusion.

• To support the Head of Service in the development and implementation of the national agenda for Adult Social Care whilst making a contribution to the national and local priorities of the Department.

• To be responsible for the effective implementation of the Council’s Safeguarding Adults, Governance and Quality Assurance arrangements within the services managed.

• To directly manage and provide leadership support to Team Managers across the mental health services managed.

• To plan, develop and deliver person-centred services for people with mental health difficulties, which promotes independence, choice and social inclusion.

• To act as one of the Council’s advisors on their social care statutory responsibilities and to be a subject matter expert within the service area managed.

About you

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Service Manager or an operational manager who is hoping to progress into a senior management role to join the London Borough of Newham Mental Health Services.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and committed leader who is passionate about high quality service. We are looking for an experience, motivated and forward thinking Service Manager with excellent communication and analytical skills.

It will be a distinct advantage for the candidate to have previously managed services that support people with mental health difficulties.  We welcome innovation, creativity, and holistic ways of working to meet the needs of our diverse communities.

The suitable candidate will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of resident care and will be expected to identify and implement initiatives to improve Mental Health services.

This will be a busy but stimulating job, therefore, we are looking for a highly motivated manager with previous experience of managing competing demands.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Social Worker, OT, Nurse or equivalent.

If a key leadership role appeals to you with the opportunity to really make a difference to the people we support and you share our vision of exc

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 1125
  • Published: Fri 14/01/2022, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 27/01/2022, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Greater London

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