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Senior Service Manager (Community and Housing Related Support)

Longhurst Group
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Full Time
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Senior Service Manager (Community and Housing Related Support)

Midlands/East of England -Home based (with travel across our geography)

Up to £45,982.60 per annum

Permanent, Full Time

Do you have experience of delivering professional Mental Health services?

You've picked a great time to look at Longhurst Group. Today is your opportunity to consider applying to join us as a brand-new Senior Services Manager. Our mission is to deliver and deploy professional housing support and high-level mental health services across the East Midlands, if you're an expert withing the Supported living or Mental Health sector and have worked within the confines of the Mental Capacity Act then this could be the role for you.

Joining us now at an exciting transitional period of change you will be empowered to develop and lead a team of 8 successful Service Managers who are committed to delivering a high-level professional housing related support and mental health services. As a Group, we're passionate about supporting our customers to fulfil their full potential by enabling and preparing customers to live independent lives and your experience can further help us achieve more.

This role will manage services based across Birmingham, Peterborough, and Warwickshire. The services you will lead provide both scheme based and community-based support with a focus on supported living and mental health service provisions. Your leadership will enable us to deliver a quality service ensuring compliance and maintaining positive working relationships with the Local Authority and other partnering agencies.

As the lead for the Group on mental health services the impact you will have in this role will be significant, and the socially added value high. You will be empowered to help tender for new business, re-tender existing services and develop our current services with an ongoing focus on continuous improvement. This role will also require you to carry out service audits, develop budgets, all whilst managing risk in your services. To ensure success your visibility will be required between your services.

We are committed to expanding and improving our service offerings, to be successful it is essential for you to have significant knowledge of mental health provisions and to be confident working within the confines of the Mental Health Act. An understanding of the TEC services association and accreditation, alongside a working knowledge of safeguarding procedures is essential.

This role is offered on a permanent 36.25hr per week basis, whilst primarily working from home you will be required to be regularly visible at your services. If you have a background in mental health and believe you have the experience to become our Senior Services Manager, please apply now.

Our Offer to you

As a leading provider of supported living services when you join you will enjoy:
  • Up to 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro-rata depending on contracted hours.
  • Investment in your personal development through our extensive learning and development opportunities.
  • Fully Paid DBS check
  • Family friendly, carers leave plus other paid leave
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Long Service Awards

How to apply

Please click apply today to submit your CV. In the event of high applicant numbers, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

Our vaccination requirements

Please note it is a mandatory requirement that you can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you have medical exemption in line with government guidance. We will ask for evidence of your vaccination record if you are offered a role with us.

Equal Opportunities

As an equal opportunities' employer, Longhurst Group is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We pride ourselves on looking after our colleagues and as part of our commitment we are an Employer for Carers and would welcome your application if you have additional unpaid caring responsibilities.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Longhurst Group
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