Vacancies

Floating Crisis Team Manager Ref: 18/278

Organisation
Richmond Fellowship
Contract Type
Permanent
Application closing date
27/08/2018
Salary
£22,943.00 (with progression to £24,151.00) per annum
Region
North West
Location
Covering Blackburn, Blackpool and Preston

 

Job Advert

Has your in-depth understanding of mental health issues been gained working in a health and social care environment supporting individuals in crisis or with complex needs? Do you have excellent leadership and communication skills? Would you like to be part of an organisation that counts on the professionalism, insight, expertise and passion of its staff to inspire individual recovery for the people they work with? Then join us as a Team Manager.

Recovery Focus are expert partners with the shared aim to inspire individual recovery nationwide. Between us we have a track record of more than 200 years of developing and running personalised services that work with people with mental health, substance misuse and other complex needs to achieve their ambitions.

Right now, one of our partners, Richmond Fellowship, is looking for a Floating Crisis Team Manager to join our team in Lancashire. We have 3 Mental Health Decision Units, based in Blackpool, Blackburn and Preston which provides crisis support for up to 23 hours.

In this vital front line management role, you’ll be responsible for everything from the day-to-day management of service contracts and staff, through to client support and quality assurance. We’ll also rely on you to develop a service training and development plan and ensure policies and procedures are followed at all times. Managing all aspects of risk will be important too, as will ensuring data entry onto our Management Information Systems in an accurate and timely. In short, you’ll do everything you can to make sure the quality of the service we provide is nothing less than exceptional.

To succeed, you’ll need to be solution focused and outcome driven, with a firm but inclusive and encouraging management style. Passion and enthusiasm to deliver outstanding support is essential.  We’ll also be looking for a flexible approach to working hours and a willingness to participate in an on call rota. You will be skilled at managing conflicting demands and priorities, and motivating staff and delegating work also comes naturally to you. Finally, if you have a relevant professional social care qualification to go with your impressive experience in a related field, it may be advantageous!

The post holder will need to have a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

To apply please submit a CV and Supporting Statement outlining your suitability for the post.

In return, you can expect some great benefits, including 25 days' holiday, contributory pension scheme, employee assistance programme and childcare vouchers, plus exceptional professional development and training opportunities.

Subsequent salary progression up to a maximum of £24,151.00 will apply to this post, subject to the postholder meeting the eligibility and performance criteria.

So, get inspired today. Visit our website and take the first steps towards a more fulfilling career. 

Closing date: 27th August 2018

Interview date: 6th September 2018

 

Job Description & Person Specification
JD_18_278.pdf