Mental Health Services Manager

Location
Chorley office based with time spent in Blackburn with Darwen and across Lancashire at meetings
Salary
£27,742- £30,451 pro rata
Posted
28 Sep 2021
Closes
11 Oct 2021
Ref
2693
Contract Type
Contract

Mental Health Services Manager

Do you want to join an organisation who are passionate about improving mental health and wellbeing for Lancashire communities?

You will be working for a mental health charity, who make sure anyone with poor mental health has somewhere to turn for advice and support, with a vision of a Lancashire where everyone has the opportunity to have the best mental health and wellbeing possible!

Position: Mental Health Services Lead

Hours: 28 to 35 (full-time) hours per week, flexibility for the right candidate

Contract length: Initial 12-month contract, with possible extension

Salary: £ 27,742- £30,451 pro rata

Location: Chorley office based with time spent in Blackburn with Darwen and across Lancashire at meetings

Benefits: Workplace pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), a sick pay scheme, paid emergency time off to care for dependents, regular supervision, and a variety of learning and development opportunities.

Deadline for applications: 9am on 11 October

Interviews: will be held on 21 October

About the role:

This is an exciting time for the charity at the start of a new 5-year strategy and this role is a great opportunity to drive change.

You will be responsible for managing all aspects of project delivery; caseload management, partner and funder liaison, promotion, quality assurance, monitoring and reporting. You will also be responsible for mobilising the Active Monitoring pilot, liaising with commissioners and NHS staff.

With direction and support from the Head of Services, the Mental Health Services Manager will have scope to explore ways of bringing new services to the people that need them. You will manage two Wellbeing Coaches who deliver services in Blackburn with Darwen and recruit and manage an Active Monitoring practitioner.

About you:

As Mental Health Services Manager we’re looking for a bold and caring person for a new role which will lead the development of the Wellbeing Coaching and Active Monitoring service. You will have experience of working in mental health services and ideally an understanding of the NHS psychological therapies service (IAPT).

You will need excellent communication skills, project management and line management experience. As well as being open, hardworking, creative and able to lead and develop this area of work for the charity.

Due to the nature of the role this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Wellbeing Advisor, Primary Care, Mental Health Worker, Primary Care Wellbeing Worker, Mental Health Support Worker, Mental Health Nurse, Mental Health Recovery Worker, Mental Health Practitioner, Personal Wellbeing Worker, Safeguarding and Wellbeing, Community Link Worker, Wellbeing Practitioner, Wellbeing Officer, Counselling and Mental Health Service Manager, Team leader Mental Health, Mental Health Team Leader, etc.

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